Shonen Jump Issue 07/02/18

Non-competitive hotdog eater and SJ Marketing Guy Urian Brown takes a look at this week's issue. 

By Urian Brown July 02, 2018

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art by Takahide Totsuno

A bright and beautiful cover to celebrate a bright and beautiful JUMP START! And one that's a little off the beaten path for the usual Weekly Shonen Jump fare. But that's the magic of WSJ—it's not all guys screaming out attacks and then attacking...with that attack. It can be about many things, even music! 

Alice & Taiyo
by Takahide Totsuno

When an outgoing up-and-coming singer named Alice meets a shy, but talented composer named Taiyo—his life gets turned upside down! He's only made songs online and doesn't consider himself a real songwriter, but Alice sees him differently. Will they make beautiful music together? 


One Piece
by Eiichiro Oda

Another epic chapter of One Piece! Boy, I feel like I've written that a million times. After lots of drama at the Reverie, the story shifts back to the Straw Hats and what they've been up to in a new and wondrous land! It's Luffy and friends like you've never seen them before! 

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

The thrilling battle against Leuvis comes to a heart-stopping conclusion! In the last chapter, Emma got a few demon claws through the chest, making the future of all her friends at the orphanage seem grim. Is she down for good? Can the rest of the attack force finish the job? What's that one-eyed cat monkey thing think about all this? 

Promise Neverland

My Hero Academia
by Kohei Horikoshi

In the last chapter, Endeavor's fire was practically extinguished by this new insanely strong Nomu. If All Might is out of commision and Hawk is not strong enough, who's going to save the day? Deku? Bakugo? Mineta? Spoiler: It's not Mineta. Find out who rises to the challenge!  

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

Megumi's taken it upon herself to teach that dastardly American chef a lesson...with a shokugeki! She's an amazing chef and one that's grown so much since the early manga where she was a nervous wreck. Can her cooking teach this AAA jerk a lesson? Will he abandon his evil plan of taking over all the ryokans in Japan? Find out! 

Black Clover  
by Yûki Tabata

The fight to save Luck's body and mind from the elves has risen to dizzying heights! All parties involved are giving it everything they've got to win, but there can only be one victor. And this chapter, you'll find out who it is! 

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Dr. Stone
story by Riichiro Inagaki, art by Boichi

This chapter finally gives us a little look into what's been happening at Tsukasa's creepy camp of horrors! Well, it's not all that dramatic, but there is some messed up stuff there, as you'll see. And the chapter ends on one helluva cliffhanger that should make some fans really happy! 

Seiji Tanaka
by Keiji Amatsuka

The premise of this manga is so wacky that it's quickly become an office favorite. Just the idea of someone fighting with business cards is hilarious. And now, we get a better look at Tokioka's guts and what makes him tick. Is he future president material? You'll see! 


We Never Learn
by Taishi Tsutsui 

The insane school festival is winding down and Yuiga's head is still spinning from all the events. But there's little time to rest as the big fireworks display is about to happen and according to the legend, if two people make contact when the first firework goes off, they'll fall in love. Who will touch Yuiga first?! 

Extras: Author Comments, Nihongo Lesson.

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by Urian Brown