A cryptic post from Hunter x Hunter author Yoshihiro Togashi suggests that a new manga chapter may be coming soon.
Togashi’s last X (formerly Twitter) post appeared on March 9, confirming that he had completed work on the unreleased Chapter 401. “Even though the production system is not yet perfected, I am happy because the time spent working at my desk is increasing,” he posted. As the most followed mangaka on X, Togashi’s post quickly went viral, racking up nearly 26 million impressions, but fans received no updates after this post. Via Anime Corner, Togashi’s hiatus may have just been broken with a post captioned “Starting again,” teasing a photo of him drawing.
The phrase “Start over” refers to the MV that Shonen Jump channel released last month with the famous idol group Nogizaka46. Featuring iconic scenes from the manga, the video covers Killua tearing Jones’ heart apart, his travels with Bisky, Gon and Kite, and his struggle with the Zoldyck family, showcasing a range of emotions. emoji of one of Hunter x Hunter’s most beloved characters. Shonen Jump has also previously released music videos for other popular series like My Hero Academia and Jujutsu Kaisen, while Akira Amano’s Katekyo Hitman Reborn received a special trailer for its 10th anniversary.
The reaction to post X was as expected, racking up 28 million impressions and nearly 400k likes in less than 24 hours. Fans are currently waiting for an update for the ongoing “Success Contest Season,” which is apart of the highly anticipated “Dark Continent Season.” The Dark Continent has been teased by both manga and anime fans as one of the most dangerous environments in the HxH world. With Gon’s backstory seemingly complete for the time being, “Dark Continent Arc” introduces fans to a mostly new cast of eccentric characters, while also bringing Kurapika and Leorio back into the story.
Hunter x Hunter is the best-selling manga series with over 84 million copies in circulation, along with two critically acclaimed anime adaptations. Manga PLUS’ introduction to the series reads: “Gon may be a country boy, but he has lofty aspirations. Despite Aunt Mito’s objections, Gon decides to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a legendary Hunter. The hopeful hunters begin their journey by taking the ship caught in a storm, where Gon meets Leorio and Kurapika, the only candidates unaffected by seasickness. Having survived the horrors of the sea, Gon and his companions must now prove their worth in various challenges to find the elusive Exam Chamber. And once they get there, will they be able to leave alive…?”
Source: Anime Corner