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Jump Square (ジャンプスクエア Janpu Sukuea?, often written as Jump SQ.) is a Japanese monthly shōnen manga magazine with a circulation of over 500,000. Published by Shueisha, the magazine premiered on November 2, 2007 as a replacement for Monthly Shōnen Jump, another manga anthology that Shueisha discontinued in June of that year. The magazine is a part of the Jump line of magazines The manga titles serialized in the magazine are also published in tankōbon volumes under the Jump Comics label.

History

Jump Square, also called Jump SQ., was created as a replacement for Shueisha's canceled Monthly Shōnen Jump manga anthology.[1] The title has three stated meanings: public square ("a plaza where comic lovers and talented artists and writers come together"), algebraic square (Weekly Shōnen Jump²), and "SQ. = Supreme Quality" (referring to its "Supreme Quality Manga Magazine" motto).[2] Four manga serials were temporarily moved to Weekly Shōnen Jump, until Jump Square's release. These four series, Tegami Bachi, Rosario + Vampire, Claymore, and Gag Manga Biyori were among the magazine's premiere series, along with debuting series, including Embalming -The Another Tale of Frankenstein-, Kure-nai, and Dragonaut -The Resonance-.[3]

Circulation

When Jump Square was launched, the initial printing of 500,000 copies quickly sold out. Over 70% of the copies released across Japan sold within three days. Shueisha printed an additional 100,000 copies to help meet the demand, something normally not necessary with Japanese magazines.[3] The second issue also sold well, requiring a second printing of 60,000 copies.[4]

Features

Jump Square's primary content is manga serials. In addition to the manga series, some issues include serialized light novel chapters from works published by the Jump j-Books label. One-shots from established manga writers are featured in a section of the magazine called the "Supreme Yomikiri Series" (SUPREME読切シリーズ Supurīmu Yomikiri Shirīzu?), while pieces from up-and-coming writers occasionally appear in the "Explosive Yomikiri Series" (Explosive読切シリーズ Explosive Yomikiri Shirīzu?) section.

Series

Ongoing Manga Series

There are currently twenty-one manga titles being regularly serialized in Jump Square.

Series Title Author Premiered
Ao no Exorcist (青の祓魔師?) Kazue Katō 02009-04 April 2009
Binbōgami ga! (貧乏神が!?) Yoshiaki Sukeno 02008-06 June 2008
Claymore (クレイモア?) Norihiro Yagi 02007-11 November 2007
D.Gray-man (ディー・グレイマン?) Katsura Hoshino 02009-11 November 2009
Donten・Prism・Solar Car (曇天・プリズム・ソーラーカー?) Yasuo Ootagaki, Yūsuke Murata 02010-09 September 2010
Embalming -The Another Tale of Frankenstein- (エンバーミング -THE ANOTHER TALE OF FRANKENSTEIN-?) Nobuhiro Watsuki, Kaoru Kurosaki 02007-11 November 2007
Gekka Bijin (月華美刃?) Tatsuya Endō 02010-05 May 2010
Kakko Kawaii Sengen! (カッコカワイイ宣言!?) Jigoku no Misawa 02010-01 January 2010
Karakuridôji Ultimo (機巧童子ULTIMO?) Stan Lee, Hiroyuki Takei 02009-02 February 2009
Kure-nai (紅 kure-nai?) Kentarō Katayama, Yamato Yamamoto, Hideaki Koyasu, Daisuke Furuya 02007-11 November 2007
Luck Stealer (ラック スティーラー?) Hajime Kazu 02007-11 November 2007
Masuda Kōsuke Gekijō Gag Manga Biyori (増田こうすけ劇場 ギャグマンガ日和?) Kōsuke Masuda 02007-11 November 2007
Parman no Jōnetsuteki na Hibi (PARマンの情熱的な日々?) Fujiko Fujio Ⓐ 02007-11 November 2007
Rosario + Vampire seasonII (ロザリオとバンパイア seasonII?) Akihisa Ikeda 02007-11 November 2007
Sengoku Basara 3 -Roar of Dragon- (戦国BASARA3 -ROAR OF DRAGON-?) Capcom, Asagi Ooga 02010-02 February 2010
Shiki (屍鬼?) Fuyumi Ono, Ryū Fujisaki 02007-12 December 2007
Shonbori Onsen (しょんぼり温泉?) Tobira Oda 02009-11 November 2009
Tegami Bachi (テガミバチ?) Hiroyuki Asada 02007-11 November 2007
The New Prince of Tennis (新テニスの王子様 Shin Tenisu no Ōjisama?) Takeshi Konomi 02009-03 March 2009
The Prince of After School (放課後の王子様 Hōkago no Ōjisama?) Takeshi Konomi, Kenichi Sakura 02008-11 November 2008
To Love-Ru Darkness (To LOVEる -とらぶる- ダークネス?) Kentarō Yabuki, Saki Hasemi 02010-10 October 2010

Former Manga Series

Series Title Author Premiered Finished
Akiba Zaijū (アキバザイジュウ?) Daisuke Kadokuni 02007-11 November 2007 02008-07 July 2008
Dragonaut -The Resonance- (ドラゴノーツ -ザ·レゾナンス-?) NAS, Satoshi Kinoshita 02007-11 November 2007 02008-04 April 2008
Kiyoku Tadashiku Utsukushiku (清く正しく美しく?) Ufotable, TāTan Check 02007-11 November 2007 02008-02 February 2008 (moved to online manga)
Mahō no Ryōri Chaos Kitchen (魔法の料理 かおすキッチン?) Shōta Hattori 02007-11 November 2007 02009-05 May 2009 (moved to online manga)
Matsuri Special (まつりスペシャル?) Yoko Kamio 02007-11 November 2007 02009-09 September 2009
Pat-Ken (パト犬?) Masanori • Ōkamigumi • Katakura 02007-11 November 2007 02008-10 October 2008
Sekai no Chūshin de Taiyō ni Hoeru (世界の中心で太陽にほえる?) Ponse Maeda 02007-11 November 2007 02008-07 July 2008 (moved to online manga)
Tales of Innocence (テイルズオブイノセンス?) Namco Bandai Games, Hiroyuki Kaidō 02007-11 November 2007 02008-05 May 2008 (moved to online manga)
Tista (ティスタ?) Tatsuya Endō 02007-11 November 2007 02008-07 July 2008
Tsumikabatsu (罪花罰?) Honemaru Mikami 02007-11 November 2007 02010-09 September 2010
Hōkago Wind Orchestra (放課後ウインド·オーケストラ?) Yūichirō Usa 02008-03 March 2008 02009-05 May 2009 (moved to Jump SQ. Ⅱ)
Kuzumoto-san Chi no yon Kyōdai (葛本さんちの四兄弟?) Satoshi Kinoshita 02008-07 July 2008 02009-06 June 2009
Yoku Wakaru Gendai Mahō (よくわかる現代魔法?) Hiroshi Sakurazaka, Miki Miyashita 02008-08 August 2008 02009-09 September 2009
Genkaku Picasso (幻覚ピカソ?) Usamaru Furuya 02008-09 September 2008 02010-04 April 2010
Airebo -Ice Revolution- (アイレボ-Ice Revolution-?) Aya Tsutsumi, Yōhei Takemura 02008-11 November 2008 02009-07 July 2009
Kekkai Sensen -Mafuugaikessha- (血界戦線-魔封街結社-?) Yasuhiro Nightow 02009-01 January 2009 02009-03 March 2009 (moved to Jump SQ.19)
Goshimei Desu! (ご指名です!?) Mayu Shinjo 02009-08 August 2009 02009-10 October 2009
Dust to Dust (ダスト トゥ ダスト?) Tokihiko Ishiki 02009-09 September 2009 02009-11 November 2009
Dr. Rurru (Dr.るっる?) Risou Maeda 02009-10 October 2009 02010-09 September 2010
Mayoi Neko Overrun! (迷い猫オーバーラン!?) Tomohiro Matsu, Kentaro Yabuki, Peco 02010-01 January 2010 02010-08 August 2010 (moved to Jump SQ.19)

Online Manga Series

Series Title Author Premiered Finished
Mahō-tsukai Kurohime (魔砲使い黒姫?) Masanori • Ōkamigumi • Katakura 02007-12 December 2007 Ongoing
Tales of Innocence (テイルズオブイノセンス?) Namco Bandai Games, Hiroyuki Kaidō 02008-06 June 2008 02008-08 August 2008
Sekai no Chūshin de Taiyō ni Hoeru (世界の中心で太陽にほえる?) Ponse Maeda 02008-08 August 2008 02008-10 October 2008
Kiyoku Tadashiku Utsukushiku (清く正しく美しく?) Ufotable, TāTan Check 02008-11 November 2008 02009-09 September 2009
Mahō no Ryōri Chaos Kitchen (魔法の料理 かおすキッチン?) Shōta Hattori 02009-06 June 2009 02009-09 September 2009

Light Novels

Jump j-Books (JUMP j-BOOKS?) light novels are also serialized near the end of Jump SQ.

Series Title Author Premiered Finished
3 Year Z-Class GinPachi Sensei (3年Z組銀八先生?) Hideaki Sorachi, Hitoshi Ōsakichi 02007-12 December 2007 02008-05 May 2008
Katekyō Hitman Reborn! Hidden Bullet (家庭教師ヒットマンREBORN! 隠し弾?) Akira Amano, Hideaki Koyasu 02008-07 July 2008 02009-03 March 2009

Special Issues

Jump SQ. II (Second)

Jump SQ. II (Second) (ジャンプSQ.II Janpu Sukuea Sekando?) short for Jump Square Second (ジャンプスクエアセカンド?), is a spin-off issue of Jump SQ. of which three volumes have currently been published, beginning on April 18, 2008.[5] The first issue featured a then-one-shot collaboration between the world-famous American comic writer Stan Lee and Shaman King's Hiroyuki Takei, called Karakuridôji Ultimo (using the Marvel Method). [6][7] [8] A contest organized by Shonen Jump (a monthly English version of Weekly Shōnen Jump) and Jump SQ., offered a Jump SQ. II (Second) issue autographed by Lee and Takei to the random winner at the 2008 New York Comic Con.[9] Three regulars: Sekai no Chūshin de Taiyō ni Hoeru, Tsumikabatsu, and Mahō no Ryōri Chaos Kitchen; were put in the SQ. II magazine as their own SQ. II exclusive one-shot, along with other one-shots like Missing Battery, Cross, or Alone Again.[10] The success of Ultimo led to the extra mini book named The Man Who Created "Spider-Man" and the "X-Men" - Stan Lee the book! (「スパイダーマン」「X-MEN」を作つた男 スタン·リー the Book! "Supaidāman", "Ekkusumen" o Tsukutta Otoko - Stan Lee the Book!?) which is completely based on Lee's American comics, mostly Amazing Fantasy (first Spider-Man, Iron Man, and The Hulk.

Jump SQ.19

Jump SQ.19 (ジャンプSQ.19 Janpu Es-Cue Ichi-Cue?) is a spin-off issue of Jump SQ., first published May 19th, 2010. It includes one shots and spin offs, and a series that only serializes in Jump SQ.19. It is scheduled to release quarterly on the 19th of every February, May, August, and November.

Manga Series in Jump SQ.19

Series Title Author Premiered Finished
1/11 Jyuuichi Bun no Ichi (1/11 じゅういちぶんのいち?) Takatoshi Nakamura 02010-05 May 2010 Ongoing
Agrippa (アグリッパ?) Tohru Uchimizu 02010-05 May 2010 Ongoing
Chikyuu Shinryaku! Corleonis (地球侵略!コルレオニス?) Satoshi Kimura 02010-05 May 2010 Ongoing
Himaspe Usagi! (≧ω≦) (ひまスペ兎!(≧ω≦)?) Yuuki Nakashima, Takumi Kawamura 02010-05 May 2010 Ongoing
Kekkai Sensen (血界戦線?) Yasuhiro Nightow 02010-05 May 2010 Ongoing
Kigeki no Heroine! (喜劇のヒロイン!?) Yuuki Shinzato 02010-05 May 2010 Ongoing
Mote Mushi-Ouja Kabuto King (モテ虫王者カブトキング?) Namie Odama 02010-05 May 2010 Ongoing
Teiichi no Kuni (帝一の國?) Usamaru Furuya 02010-05 May 2010 Ongoing
Tonari no Randoseru w (となりのランドセルw?) Miki Miyashita 02010-05 May 2010 Ongoing
Wakaki Utsumaru no Nayami (若きウツマルの悩み?) Honemaru Mikami 02010-05 May 2010 Ongoing
Ⓖ Edition (Ⓖエディション?) Mizuki Kawashita 02010-05 May 2010 Ongoing
Mayoi Neko Overrun! (迷い猫オーバーラン!?) Tomohiro Matsu, Kentaro Yabuki, Peco 02010-08 August 2010 Ongoing
Mizu-Tsuaki no Rindou (水使いのリンドウ?) Tokihiko Ishiki 02010-08 August 2010 Ongoing

References

External links

Template:Series in Jump Square Template:Shueishako:점프스퀘어 it:Jump Square ms:Jump Squarezh:Jump Square

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