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V Jump (ブイジャンプ Bui Janpu?) is a Japanese magazine about new manga and video games based on popular manga. The magazine's first debut was in 1993 by Shueisha under the Jump line of magazines.

History

A prototype magazine called Hobby's Jump was launched in the 80s as a spin-off issue of Monthly Shōnen Jump. Hobby's Jump was announced dicontinued, and a new magazine called V Jump arrived. V Jump is a video game magazine, mostly for the series Dragon Quest (artwork done by Akira Toriyama, author of Dragon Ball) and the Final Fantasy series, as well as many Shōnen manga.

V Jump has also taken many series from Weekly Shōnen Jump, the series Shadow Lady created by Masakazu Katsura. The series has had more success than ever in the V Jump magazine. Later on, the magazine published sequels to the Weekly Jump series Dr. Slump, Dr. Slump appeared on the first issue of V Jump. After the Dr. Slump series, an adaption of the spin-off anime Yu-Gi-Oh!: Duel Monsters GX called Yu-Gi-Oh! GX began serialization. And the serialization of the series Yu-Gi-Oh! R has just ended.

V Jump Books

V Jump Books is a line of V Jump manga and video game guides and some of the premiere editions. It mostly does guides for the series of Square Enix.

List of Manga Series

Current series

Series Title Author Premiered
Digimon Xros Wars (デジモンクロスウォーズ?) Akiyoshi Hongō, Yūki Nakashima 02010-06 June 2010
Inumayuge De Ikō (犬マユゲでいこう?) Yūko 2 Ishizuka 01994-06 June 1994
Monster Hunter Manga Poka Poka Airū Mura (モンハン漫画 ぽかぽかアイルー村?) Akihiro Kikuchi, Capcom 02010-05 May 2010
Slime MoriMori (スライムもりもり?) Osamu Kaneko 02003-10 October 2003
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's (遊☆戯☆王5D’s?) Masashiro Hikokubo, Masashi Satō, Studio Dice 02008-09 September 2008
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (遊☆戯☆王GX?) Kazuki Takahashi, Brain Navi, Naoyuki Kageyama 02005-12 December 2005

Former series

References

  1. "2009 Japanese Anime/Game Magazine Circulation Numbers". Anime News Network. January 19, 2010. Retrieved January 19, 2010. 

External links

gl:V-Jump

ko:V 점프 it:V-Jumpru:V Jump

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