Weekly Shōnen Champion

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Weekly Shōnen Champion
The cover of 2009 Shonen Champion Issue 2-3.
Categories Shōnen manga[1]
Frequency Weekly
Circulation 500,000[2][3]
First issue 15 July 1969
Company Akita Shoten
Country Japan
Language Japanese
Website Akitashoten.co.jp

Weekly Shōnen Champion (週刊少年チャンピオン Shūkan Shōnen Champion?) is a weekly shōnen manga magazine published by Akita Shoten.


Shōnen Champion was first published 15 July 1969. It has had numerous popular series by manga artists such as Osamu Tezuka, Go Nagai, Shinji Mizushima, Masami Kurumada, Keisuke Itagaki. The magazine is published every Thursday. It had a circulation of 500,000 from 1 October 2009 to 30 September 2010.[2]

Currently running manga series[edit]

Series Title Author Premiered

Well-known Champion Series[edit]


  1. ^ Thompson, Jason (2007). Manga: The Complete Guide. Del Rey Books. p. xxiii-xxiv. ISBN 978-0-345-48590-8. 
  2. ^ a b "2010 Japanese Manga Magazine Circulation Numbers". Anime News Network. 17 January 2011. Retrieved 12 April 2015. 
  3. ^ From October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010.

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