Weekly Young Jump

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Weekly Young Jump
Young Jump issue.jpg
First cover of Weekly Young Jump, featuring Buddy Bear.
CategoriesSeinen manga[1][2]
FrequencyWeekly
Circulation550,000[2]
(January–February 2019)
Year founded1979
CompanyShueisha
CountryJapan
Based inTokyo
LanguageJapanese
WebsiteWeekly Young Jump

Weekly Young Jump (Japanese: 週刊ヤングジャンプ, Hepburn: Shūkan Yangu Janpu), launched in 1979, is a weekly Japanese magazine that publishes various seinen manga in each issue. It is published by Shueisha under the Jump line of magazines. The chapters of series that run in Weekly Young Jump are collected and published in tankōbon volumes under the "Young Jump Comics" imprint every four months. Many of the featured series are known to contain heavy violence and a fair amount of sexual content. The magazine is headquartered in Tokyo.[3]

Weekly Young Jump has a special issue, called Young Jump Gold (serializing monthly), Aoharu (serializing irregularly), Young Jump Battle and Young Jump Love. And Weekly Young Jump also has sister magazines called Ultra Jump, Grand Jump (created after the fall of Super Jump and Business Jump), and Jump X.

History[edit]

Weekly Young Jump was launched in 1979[3] as Young Jump (stylized YOUNG JUMP) and was designed to be a seinen (or more adult) alternative to their popular Weekly Shōnen Jump anthology that targets a younger male audience. The Young in Weekly Young Jump is a manga magazine cliché that is the translation of "seinen" meaning "young" or "youth." In 2008 Rozen Maiden from Monthly Comic Birz was set to restart in the Weekly Young Jump magazine. Also in 2008 an offshoot issue similar to Monthly Shōnen Jump was released called Monthly Young Jump.

Features[edit]

Series[edit]

There are currently twenty-five manga titles being regularly serialized in Weekly Young Jump. Out of twenty-five series, two series are serializing monthly and one series is in hiatus.

Series Title Author Premiered
Batuque (バトゥーキ) Toshio Sako July 2018
Bungo (BUNGO -ブンゴ-) Yūji Ninomiya December 2014
Diner (DINER ダイナー) Yumeaki Hirayama, Takanori Kawai August 2017
Ginga Eiyū Densetsu (銀河英雄伝説) Yoshiki Tanaka, Ryū Fujisaki October 2015
Golden Kamuy (ゴールデンカムイ) Satoru Noda, Hiroshi Nakagawa August 2014
Good Job (グッドジョブ) Motomiya Hiroshi, Takano Hiroshi June 2018
Hinhin Fukufuku Nazuna-sama (貧々福々ナズナさま!) Inaba So-he- September 2019
Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai〜Tensei-tachi no Renai Zunō-sen〜 (かぐや様は告らせたい〜天才たちの恋愛頭脳戦〜) Aka Akasaka March 2016
Kaguya-sama wo Kataritai (かぐや様を語りたい) G3 Ida July 2018
Kanojo no Yasei ga Te ni Oenai (彼女の野性が手に負えない) Hikari Suehiro June 2019
Kawaisounine, Genki-kun (可愛そうにね、元気くん) Komiya Umi March 2019
Kingdom (キングダム) Yasuhisa Hara January 2006
Libidors (リビドーズ) Masaki Kasahara November 2018
Maid in Hikkomuse (メイド・イン・ひっこみゅ~ず) Sankaku Head November 2018
Maku Musubi (まくむすび) Hotani Shin March 2019
MoMo -the blood taker- Akira Sugito January 2019
Murder Innocence (殺人無罪) Jun Kumagai, Hiroshi Ueda October 2018
Real (リアル) Takehiko Inoue October 1999
Shadows House (シャドーハウス) Soumatou September 2018
Shapeshifter (シェイプシフター) Iwai Toki July 2019
Shikabana - Wana, Shitai, Koto - (シカバナ―はな、したい、こと―) nojo, Kei Monri May 2019
Shin Sakura Taisen the Comic (新サクラ大戦 the Comic) Noguchi Koyuri September 2019
Shuttle Eyes (シャトルアイズ) Hamahara Ren March 2019
Snack Basue (スナックバス江) Forbidden Shibukawa July 2017
Terra Formars (テラフォーマーズ) Yū Sasuga, Kenichi Watanabe September 2011

Former series[edit]

Special issues[edit]

Young Jump Gold[edit]

Young Jump Gold (ヤングジャンプGOLD, Yan Janpu Gorudo) is a spin-off issue of Weekly Young Jump, first published on July, 2017. It includes one shots and Weekly Young Jump series' side stories.

Young Jump Battle[edit]

Shueisha launched a spin-off magazine called Young Jump Battle in October 2019. It focuses on manga from the battle manga genre. The first issue will have 5 one-shots from Young Jump mangaka.[4]

Young Jump Love[edit]

A spin-off focused on romance manga called Young Jump Love launched on winter 2020.[5]

Circulation[edit]

Year / Period Weekly circulation Magazine sales (est.) Sales revenue (est.) Issue price
1986 1,600,000[6] 83,200,000[6] ¥14,976,000,000 ¥180[7]
1987 1,860,000[6] 96,720,000[6] ¥17,409,600,000
1988 2,000,000[6] 104,000,000[6] ¥18,720,000,000
1989 to 1991 2,100,000[6] 327,600,000[6] ¥58,968,000,000
1992 1,900,000[6] 98,800,000[6] ¥18,772,000,000 ¥190[7]
1993 1,850,000[6] 96,200,000[6] ¥18,278,000,000
1994 1,900,000[6] 98,800,000[6] ¥20,748,000,000 ¥210[7]
1995 2,020,000[6] 105,040,000[6] ¥22,058,400,000
1996 1,940,000[6] 100,880,000[6] ¥21,184,800,000
1997 1,970,000[6] 102,440,000[6] ¥21,512,400,000
1998 1,750,000[6] 91,000,000[6] ¥19,110,000,000
1999 1,600,000[6] 83,200,000[6] ¥17,472,000,000
2000 1,450,000[6] 75,400,000[6] ¥15,834,000,000
2001 1,470,000[6] 76,440,000[6] ¥16,052,400,000
2002 1,400,000[6] 72,800,000[6] ¥15,288,000,000
2003 1,160,000[6] 60,320,000[6] ¥12,667,200,000
2004 1,136,666[8] 59,106,632[8] ¥12,412,392,720
2005 1,081,459[8] 56,235,868[8] ¥13,496,608,320 ¥240[7]
2006 1,006,875[8] 52,357,500[8] ¥12,565,800,000
2007 967,250[9] 50,297,000[9] ¥12,071,280,000
2008 939,896[10] 48,874,592[10] ¥11,729,902,080
2009 852,938[11] 44,352,776[11] ¥10,644,666,240
2010 768,980[12] 39,986,960[12] ¥9,596,870,400
January 2011 to September 2011 705,405[13] 27,510,795[13] ¥6,602,590,800
October 2011 to September 2012 656,250[14] 34,125,000[14] ¥8,190,000,000
October 2012 to September 2013 609,375[15] 31,687,500[15] ¥7,605,000,000
October 2013 to September 2014 596,667[16] 31,026,684[16] ¥7,446,404,160
October 2014 to September 2015 576,250[17] 29,965,000[17] ¥7,191,600,000
October 2015 to September 2016 557,143[18] 28,971,436[18] ¥6,953,144,640
October 2016 to September 2017 536,979[19] 27,922,908[19] ¥6,701,497,920
October 2017 to September 2018 517,813[20] 26,926,276[20] ¥6,462,306,240
1986 to September 2018 1,328,354 2,262,186,927 ¥468,720,863,520 ($5.741 billion) ¥207

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