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Shonen Jump in the US!!

SaiyanChick87

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OH YEAH!! OH YEAH!!😄

Shonen Jump has reached my sleepy little town, and I'm lovin it!
Page after page of manga! I LOOOOOVE IT!! And by the same company that makes those graphic novels I love so much! And not only do they have Dragonball Z, they've got Sand Land too. I just can't get enough of any thing by Akira Toriyama...HE"S GREAT!!(and my moms age to boot 😄 )


They also have the manga origins of Yu-yu Hakusho and Yu-GI-Oh, and one called One-Piece!WHOO HOO! MANGA! MANGA! ALL MINE!!!
 

meverie

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Hiya SaiyanChick!
I'm a Japanese girl likely to pass through, but I have caught myself and registered due to catching the word 'One-Piece'. lol

I cannot often be convinced how I should say those manga's title in English because they are often different from Japanese ones. but I could catch only 'One-Piece', 'Dragonball Z', 'Yugioh. :)
I'm also a Weekly Shonen Jump lover only for One-Piece indeed.
That's now on air in Japan and a hella popular manga!
Check it out at any cost!!

Many thanks for your reading despite my green English!
CUL8R!
 

thomas

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Japan's Comic Book Export

From Speed Racer to Sailor Moon, Japanese comic books and animation have long enjoyed a cult following in the United States. A few years ago, little pocket monsters -- Pokemon -- arrived and quickly became one of the most valuable animated properties in history. Now, there's a new monster on the block. A U.S. version of Shonen Jump -- Japan's most popular comic -- is poised to take American teens by storm. [...]

Yu-Gi-Oh, a storyline and card game about kids who play magical games, may be Shonen Jump's not-so-secret weapon. MacDonald says kids who bought Pokemon toys and games are now watching the Yu-Gi-Oh series on the WB network six days a week. They're likely customers for Shonen Jump.

MacDonald says anime is ultimately a multimedia empire, not a way of life. But others say that beyond a world of toys, comic books and video games, Shonen Jump seeks to teach about Japanese culture. That makes the magazine groundbreaking, says Susan Napier, a Japanese culture professor at the University of Texas at Austin.



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ben0a4

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;) hey,

i've heard about that magazine , although i've never actually seen it in any store around here...
BUT , the magazine ''newtype'' is available here! does anyone know it??
i asked my japanese friends and none of them knew the magazine 😭
anyway..;) i'm still looking to find a copy of shonen jump :)

ciao ,
ben
 
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