Manga Creator Yoshihiro Togashi Teases Return

Gon Freecss, the main character of Hunter x Hunter, smiling.

Picture, Studio Madhouse

Followers of shonen manga and anime have loads of collection they love—collection we have talked about just a few occasions on this website—and amongst the higher tier of these is Hunter x Hunter. Yoshihiro Togashi’s martial arts manga has been a business and demanding success because it debuted in 1998, however because of Togashi’s well being points, it went into its longest hiatus ever in 2018 following the discharge of its most up-to-date situation. After 4 years of ready, it sounds just like the collection is about to make a[nother] comeback.

On Twitter, an account claiming to be Togashi tweeted a photograph of the nook of a manga web page, together with the caption: “4 extra episodes in the meanwhile.” That is the one tweet the account’s made, although in line with One-Punch Man artist Yusuke Murata, that is the Twitter for the actual Togashi. For followers of Hunter x Hunter, it is being taken as a gentle affirmation that the beloved collection will probably be making a comeback within the close to future.

If you have not learn or watched Hunter x Hunter, the collection takes place in a world the place licensed Hunters go on missions to hunt monsters, battle criminals, or discover treasure. Its lead protagonist, Gon Freecss, turns into a Hunter in order to seek out his lacking father, himself among the finest Hunters on the earth. As with every shonen protagonist, he makes some pals alongside his travels: Killua, the inheritor of an murderer household; a med pupil named Leorio; and Kurapika, the only real survivor of his murdered clan. The collection has been tailored into anime twice; with the more moderen of the 2 having launched in 2011 on Crunchyroll and covers nearly all of the manga.

When the manga finalleft off, it had simply wrapped up Gon’s story within the “Chimera Ant” arc and was pivoting to Kurapika. Decided to retrieve the stolen eyes of his slain clan members, Kurapika indicators as much as bodyguard a child princess, with Leorio tagging alongside for the journey as a medic on the ship.

io9 has reached out to Viz Media, the US writer of Hunter x Hunter, for affirmation on its return. We’ll replace after we hear extra.

[via Polygon]

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