In an exciting development, Hunter x Hunter mangaka Yoshihiro Togashi took to his Twitter account on Oct 2, 2023, to share the latest update for the series. This marked his first update in approximately seven months, following his last one on March 9, 2023.
The highly anticipated post that he shared featured a sneak peek of the manuscript of the latest Hunter x Hunter chapter along with the caption “Start over“.
Within minutes of his comback, “Togashi-sensei” began trending on Twitter.
Hunter x Hunter manga had gone on a break after the publication of chapter 400 on Dec 18, 2022.
In the issue of Weekly Shonen Jump the chapter was released, the editorial department explained, “Regarding the serialization of ‘HUNTER×HUNTER’ from No. 401 onwards, considering Togashi-sensei’s health and other factors, we have consulted with Sensei and the editorial department and have decided to deliver it to everyone in a format other than weekly serialization in the future.“
On March 9, 2023, he announced the completion of 401st chapter of Hunter x Hunter manga on his official Twitter account.
Hunter x Hunter manga had returned from its long hiatus of nearly four years on Oct 24, 2022.
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 2022.
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.