Shonen Jump Issue 03/13/17

Compulsive tater tot hoarder and SJ Editor Urian Brown takes a look a this week's issue.   

By Urian Brown March 13, 2017

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art by Eiichiro Oda

This is one of the coolest One Piece covers we've ever had! And seeing Big Mom in full color makes her look even more menacing. Although I do like the shade of lipstick she's wearing. Also seeing Sanji's flaming leg looks like something you'd see on the side of a muscle car. Even Luffy looks angry and ready to kick some butt. Judging by this cover, I'd say some major stuff is about to go down in this manga! 

One Piece
by Eiichiro Oda

Some major stuff is going down in this manga! Luffy and the rest of the Straw Hats are off to meet Bege, a merciless mob boss with a gang of brick faced bad guys. There's a lot riding on this meeting as they need the strength of Bege's gang if they want to stand up to Big Mom. But are these guys good fellas? Will they make the Straw Hats an offer they can't refuse? Will the Straw Hats get "married" to the Mob? Luffy's already a scar face, but is he a wise guy? Will I keep making bad mafia movie references until someone puts a hit on me? Maybe! All will be revealed as the countdown to wedding carnage continues! 

One Piece

My Hero Academia
by Kohei Horikoshi

Deku's first day on patrolling with Mirio takes an unexpected turn when they bump into someone who they were just talking about! And this guy is someone who can make short work of heroes and villains. Deku's first day is shaping up to be quite eventful! 

Dr. Stone
story by Riichiro Inagaki, art by BOICHI

Despite the world ending and everyone turning to stone for thousands of years, teenagers Taiju and Senku are not giving up! Whereas most people would probably give up or go insane, they're determined to find out what happened and fix the problem. And they're going to use science! Well, Senku's going to use science, Taiju's going to carry stuff. Can this duo unravel this world-ending mystery and rebuild civilization at the same time?

Dr World

The Promised Neverland
story by Kaiu Shirai, art by Posuke Demizu

Norman!!! In the last chapter, things were looking grim for Norm as he decided to come back to the orphanage and tell everyone what he learned looking beyond the wall. But giving his friends the important information came at a price--his life! Can the others find a way to save him and defy Mom? Or will he make the ultimate sacrifice? 

Hungry Marie
by Ryuhei Ramura

Last chapter, things we're getting very confusing with the whole switching bodies thing. And in this chapter, the chaos continues as Taiga and Marie Thérése take turns inhabiting each other's forms. But why do they keep switching? And how is Taiga ever going to have any kind of normal life if he may turn into a beautiful girl at any moment? The gender flipping antics continue in another hilarious chapter of Hungry Marie

Hungry Marie

Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma
story by Yuto Tsukuda, art by Shun Saeki, contributor Yuki Morisaki

The BIG shokugeki is about to begin! Known as the Régiment Du Cuisine, this contest will decide the fate of many of the students and ex-students of the Totsuki Institute! And the final teams are being revealed! Find out who made the cut! 

Food Wars

Black Clover
by Yûki Tabata

Vanessa has defeated the Witch Queen! But now what? Will the Witch Queen let everyone go and admit defeat? Does she have a backup plan? Will Asta yell a lot and try really hard? I won't tell, but I will say it was a very satisfying close to this arc! 

One-Punch Man
story by ONE, art by Yusuke Murata

Multiple-eyed Octopus is rampaging all over the city and destroying everything in its sight! And for a creature with dozens of eyes, just about everything is in its sight! But where's Saitama? That's right, he's in a martial arts tournament! Some hero! Meanwhile, other heroes not as bald or as strong are filling in. One action-packed chapter coming your way! 

One Punch

Extras: Author Comment, Nihongo Lesson. 

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by Urian Brown