Shonen Jump Issue 03/05/18

Inventor of unpopular cow-based playing card game "Moo-Gi-Oh!" and SJ Editor Urian Brown takes a look at this week's issue.  

By Urian Brown March 05, 2018

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art by Gege Akutami

New faces mean new places! And often new fighting in new spaces! Against people who are really good, sometimes called "Aces." But this manga has one of those who is really good at races. But gets into trouble when dragged into some supernatural cases! I'm officially out of rhymes. Anyway, enjoy the newest JUMP START, Jujutsu Kaisen

Jujutsu Kaisen 
by Gege Akutami

Yuji is a genius at track and field. But he has zero interest running around in circles, he's happy as a haunted clam in the Occult Research Club. Although he's only in the club for kicks, things get serious when a REAL spirit shows up at school! Life's about to get really strange in Sugisawa Town #3 High School! 


One Piece
by Eiichiro Oda

Hold on to your straw hat, because this is an epic chapter of One Piece! Luffy and Katakuri have been pounding each other like, well, mochi, but the fight has finally come to a dramatic climax. Who will be left standing?! Then it's tender moments when Sanji and Pudding have a heart to heart! Incoming tears and snot faces! 

Blue Exorcist
by Kato Kazue

The world's being attacked by demons! It's a crisis on a global scale. And it's regular folk (non-exorcist types) that are being hit the hardest. They can actually see the demons now, so something has gone terribly wrong. The exorcists are doing their best to contain the situation, but there's just too many. Is this the end?! 

Blue Exorcist

Dr. Stone
story by Riichiro Inagaki, art by Boichi

One thing that's accompanied the rise of science and has often been the driving force is weaponry. Sadly, we humans have not been able to shake our animal instincts for clobbering each other. And the science in Dr. Stone shifts from healing to hurting as Senku's out to make the best weapons in the shortest time for his fight with Tsukasa. The arms race is officially on! 

Robot x Laserbeam
Tadatoshi Fujimaki 

The golf world just got a lot bigger, because in this chapter we get introduced to a whole new cast of golfing tough guys! Each with their own special power and some of them, no doubt, will be giving our little Robo-kun a run for his money in the future!

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My Hero Academia
by Kohei Horikoshi

This school festival arc just keeps getting better and better! And funnier and funnier, as well. Deku takes a very timid Eri around the school grounds to see how everyone's attractions are shaping up. For a girl that's been tortured and sheltered by the evil Overhaul, this will be an unforgettable day! 

We Never Learn
by Taishi Tsutsui

Tender moments abound in this week's chapter of We Never Learn. When Yuiga and Uruka stumble across some people they know kissing, hearts are all aflutter! Will Yuiga finally decide to make a move on one of the girls? And will Uruka learn how to get Yuiga to fall for her? Will ANYBODY learn anything?! Probably not, but it's still a lot of fun! 

We Never Learn

Hunter x Hunter 
by Yoshihiro Togashi

The fight to become the next king of Kakin continues! As the bodies pile up, princes continue to play this complicated game of cat and mouse. Meanwhile, Melody finds that her ward is more than meets the eye, or the ear in this case. The Black Whale chugs along on it's bloody path to the Dark Continent. 

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

It's been one hell of a team shokugeki so far, but the final match is at last upon us! Everybody's been cooking their hearts out and clothes have been flying off of bodies all over the place. But before the big match, a bit of respite. The calm before the storm! 

Food Wars

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

After years of being hunted, the kids have turned the tables on the demons and are staging a full revolt. For once, they've got the upper hand because the demons have no idea they're going up against well-trained and well-armed children with a plan. And they've got the blood of their friends on their mind as they finally get a chance for revenge! 

Black Clover
by Yûki Tabata

Calamity has befallen the Clover Kingdom as their greatest mage has suffered a terrible blow at the hands of Licht, the leader of the Eye of the Midnight Sun. But things get even grimmer when Licht reveals his true nature to his followers! He was already a pretty bad guy, he's now a much badder bad guy. Maybe the baddest in the whole magazine! 

Black Clover

Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign
story by Takaya Kagami, art by Yamato Yamamoto, storyboards by Daisuke Furuya

The battle with the captured angel takes a turn when Yu get's some much-needed backup from his friends. Even with the new added firepower, will it be enough to take down, or save, this celestial creature?

Extras: Author Comments, Nihongo Lesson.

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by Urian Brown