Hobby's Jump

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Hobby's Jump (ホビーズジャンプ Hobiāsu Janpu?), sometimes written HOBBY's JUMP, is a video game magazine published by Shueisha between 1983 and 1988. It was created as a spin-off of Monthly Shōnen Jump, and was a prototype of the later magazine V Jump. Hobby's Jump published original shōnen manga series (aimed at teenage boys) as well as reviews of video games. Near the end of its run, it also published articles on such subjects as men's fashion.

Manga published in Hobby's Jump include Network Warrior by Kentarō Yano. Its video game reviews focused on older game systems and home computers, particularly Famicom (called NES outside of Japan), MSX, and Sega SG-1000 Mark III (called Master System outside of Japan). Some of the games featured in Hobby's Jump were Alex Kidd in Miracle World, Metal Gear, Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest (also known as Dragon Warrior), Super Mario Bros., and Donkey Kong.