Monthly Shōnen Sunday

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Monthly Shōnen Sunday
Monthly Shōnen Sunday June 2009 issue cover.png
Cover of first issue, featuring characters from the Adachi series Q and A which debuted in this issue.
Categories Shōnen manga[1][2]
Frequency Monthly
Circulation 36,000[2]
(July–September, 2016)
First issue June 2009
Company Shogakukan
Country Japan
Language Japanese
Website http://gekkansunday.net/

Monthly Shōnen Sunday (Japanese: 月刊少年サンデー, Hepburn: Gekkan Shōnen Sandē), alternately known as Get the Sun (ゲッサン, Gessan), is a monthly shōnen manga magazine published in Japan by Shogakukan since 12 May 2009 (the June 2009 issue). The magazine was announced in February 2009,[3] with Hayashi Masato, at that time editor of Weekly Shōnen Sunday, editing the monthly magazine as well.[4]

The manga magazine has a target demographic of late teens to early twenties, similar to that of Jump Square.

Manga artists who debuted new series or stories in the magazine include Yellow Tanabe, Mitsuru Adachi, and Kiyohiko Azuma.[5]

Series[edit]

Manga[edit]

Title Artist Creator First issue Last issue Notes
Aoi Honō Kazuhiko Shimamoto June 2009 ← transferred from
Weekly Young Sunday
Asagiro Minoru Hiramatsu June 2009
Azumanga Daioh: Supplementary Lessons Kiyohiko Azuma June 2009 August 2009 short serialization
The!! Beach Stars Masahiro Morio June 2009 March 2013 ← transferred from
Weekly Young Sunday
Birthday Yellow Tanabe June 2009 June 2009 one shot
Daisan Sekai no Nagai Ken Nagai June 2009
Gakushin Ou - Vero Musica Masanori Yoshida June 2009 2010
Hallelujah Overdrive! Kōtarō Takata July 2009
Itsuka Omae to Jiruba o Yūji Yokoyama August 2009
Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san Yamamoto Souichirou August 2016 moved from Monthly Shonen Sunday Mini
Kenryoku no Inu Police Wan! Pero Sugimoto June 2009 May 2010
Kōkō Kyūji Zawa-san Eriko Mishima August 2009 August 2009 special
Let's Play with Yvonne Tomoyuki Arai June 2009
Lindbergh Ahn Dongshik June 2009
Makoto no Ōja Ashibi Fukui June 2009
Manekoi Taishi Mori June 2009
Mix Mitsuru Adachi June 2012
Nobunaga Concerto Ayumi Ishii June 2009
Number One Kaidoh Amiya Harumi August 2009
Otome Genocide Moricha August 2009 winner of the first Get The Sun Rookie Award[6]
Q and A Mitsuru Adachi June 2009 April 2012
Seishinshi June 2009
Shinobi no Kuni Mutsumi Banno Ryō Wada June 2009
Toaru Hikūshi e no Tsuioku Koroku Inumura
Haruyuki Morisawa (illustration)
Maiko Ogawa September 2009
Tsuki no Hebi: Suikoden Ibun Hiroo Nakamichi June 2009
Welcome to the El-Palacio Takao Aoyagi June 2009 October 2013
Yoshitō-sama Haruka Shii June 2009 September 2013

Light novels[edit]

Title Author Illustrator First issue Last issue Notes
Kai, Sasu. Hirokatsu Sahara Junji Itō June 2009
Time Mail Tōichirō Kujira Hiroto Ōishi June 2009

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boy's Manga". Japanese Magazine Publishers Association (in Japanese). September 2015. Retrieved July 26, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Boy's Manga" (in Japanese). Japanese Magazine Publishers Association. September 2016. Retrieved November 6, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Shogakukan to Launch Monthly Shonen Sunday Mag in Japan". Anime News Network. 2009-02-27. Retrieved 2009-06-10. 
  4. ^ Ichihara, Takenori (June 2009). "Approaching the first issue (創刊によせて, Sōkan ni yosete)". Monthly Shōnen Sunday. 1: 753. 
  5. ^ "Kekkaishi's Tanabe to Start Manga in Monthly Shonen Sunday". Anime News Network. 2009-03-11. Retrieved 2009-06-10. 
  6. ^ Ichihara, Takenori (August 2009). "Get The Sun Rookie Bulletin Board". Monthly Shōnen Sunday. 3: 494.