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Yoshihiro Togashi Resumes Work On ‘HUNTER x HUNTER’ Manga

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After a long hiatus of HUNTER x HUNTER manga, which left fans eagerly awaiting its return, mangaka Yoshihiro Togashi’s latest post on his official Twitter account confirmed that he has resumed work on the series.

Togashi took to Twitter on May 1, 2024, to share the news, stating, “No405、やっております。ムーン・ヒーリング・エスカレーション!,” roughly translating to “No. 405, I’m working on it. Moon Healing Escalation!“.

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This tweet marks Togashi’s first update since Oct 2, 2023, when he provided fans with the latest update on the series’ progress. The hiatus of the manga began after the publication of chapter 400 on Dec 18, 2022.

On Nov 20, 2023, he had revealed the ending of HUNTER x HUNTER to the guests of TV Asahi’s popular variety show Iwakura and Yoshizumi in case he passed away before the completion of the manga.

The author revealed three planned endings to the HxH manga – A, B and C, all of which will have different levels of satisfaction from the fans.

Hunter × Hunter is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi. It has been serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump since March 1998, although the manga has frequently gone on extended hiatuses since 2006.

Its chapters have been collected in 37 tankobon volumes as of November 2022Hunter x Hunter manga had returned from its long hiatus of nearly four years on Oct 24, 2022, and went on a hiatus again in December 2023.

Hunter × Hunter was adapted into a 62-episode anime television series produced by Nippon Animation and directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi, which ran on Fuji Television from October 1999 to March 2001.

Three separate original video animations (OVAs) totaling 30 episodes were subsequently produced by Nippon Animation and released in Japan from 2002 to 2004.

A second anime television series by Madhouse aired on Nippon Television from October 2011 to September 2014, totaling 148 episodes, with two animated theatrical films released in 2013.

Source: Twitter

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