Category: Jumbor News

Jul 09 2017

Shaman King, Jumbor, & Butsu Zone are no longer published by Shueisha in Japan

From earlier last month, we got the heads up that some of Hiroyuki Takei’s series were leaving the digital manga service Bookwalker. However, with July coming around, we now have the final confirmation that Hiroyuki Takei is no longer associated with Shueisha for the following titles: Shaman King Shaman King Kang Zeng Bang Shaman King …

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Jun 26 2017

Shaman King, Jumbor, & Butsu Zone To Be Removed From BookWalker

Popular ebook distributor, BookWalker, has recently updated it’s website that they will discontinue selling several of Hiroyuki Takei’s manga series. The series affected by this change are as followed: Shaman King (The original series) Shaman King Flowers Shaman King Zero Butsu Zone (digital edition – 2 volumes) Jumbor Jumbor Anzengbang (2 volumes – original Weekly …

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Jun 26 2017

Hiroyuki Takei’s 3rd Nekogahara Autograph Session Report

As previously announced at the end of May, Hiroyuki Takei held his third autograph and talk session on June 25th, 2017 at the Animate Shinjuku for promotion of the third volume release of Nekogahara. The event started with some of Takei’s classic dry humor before going directly into a Q&A from the attendees. After several …

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Jun 20 2017

Jumbor Hiatus Missing From Next Ultra Jump Issue

The status of the Jumbor manga in the monthly Ultra Jump magazine has been partially unknown for the last 2 years. The most current chapter of Jumbor is number 53, which was in the August issue.  In that issue there was also a notice that the series is on hiatus and that new information will be …

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Jul 16 2016

Wonder Festival Summer 2016 Preview

On July 24th, 2016 will begin the Summer 2016 edition of Wonder Festival (ワンダーフェスティバル). This is also know as Wonderfest, Wonfes( ワンフェス). This is a special convention that is based around promoting and selling of figures, typically from anime, manga, and comic series. The event is split between the official figure manufacturers promoting their upcoming figures to be …

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Mar 30 2016

New Hiroyuki Takei Interview in “The 12 Laws of Drawing Manga” Mook

Releasing today a ‘mook’ called “The 12 Laws of Drawing Manga” (マンガを描くために必要な12の掟) by publisher Genkosha contains a brand new interview with Hiroyuki Takei. A “mook” is a high-quality magazine that’s similar to the quality you’d find in a standard book. These typically also do not have a standard release cycle, and this one was released today (March …

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Jan 23 2016

Wonder Festival Winter 2016 Preview

On February 7th, 2016 will begin the Winter 2016 edition of Wonder Festival (ワンダーフェスティバル). This is also know as Wonderfest, Wonfes( ワンフェス), or using the hastag “wf2016w” on Twitter. This is a special convention that is based around promoting and selling of figures, typically from anime, manga, and comic series. The event is split between the …

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Dec 20 2015

Hiroyuki Takei’s Works: 2015 Year Retrospective

2015 was definitively a transitional year for Hiroyuki Takei however it wasn’t a quite one either. With the hiatus of Jumbor, the conclusion of Ultimo pending, and the unknown state of Shaman King Flowers all in the previous year… the hope for Hiroyuki Takei to continue those series in a new form was hopeful. Instead, …

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Aug 09 2015

New Jumbor products at UJ20 Anniversary Fair

Running from August 8th till the end of the month there will be an “Ultra Jump 20th Anniversary Fair” located at the Jump Shop in Tokyo. This fair features multiple exhibits featuring current and previously running manga series in Ultra Jump. This includes Hiroyuki Takei’s series, Jumbor (ユンボル). In addition to the exhibits there are some …

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Jul 19 2015

Wonder Festival Summer 2015 Preview – Part 2

Continuing our coverage from our previous post, there has been some updates on the announced figures going on sale on July 26th at the Summer 2015 Wonder Festival. There may be additional figures on sale as not all groups promote their figures on social media prior to the event. Yahabe by supawa Yahabe will be sold …

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