English “Shonen Jump” Has Big Announcements Planned for This Friday’s Live Stream

Viz Media has been hyping up a Weekly Shonen Jump live stream for this Friday, and it looks like they have some special reveals in store for English manga readers. The stream will celebrate the 5th anniversary of the magazine’s digital launch along with a special annual membership offer, and it’s all set to kick off on January 27 at 6:00pm PST at this YouTube link.


Members of the Shonen Jump podcast will be involved along with Team Jump regulars and some very special guests, and according to Viz’s latest press release there will be “BIG announcements about future magazine content and more.” There will also be a live Q&A and a trivia contest for fans, with collectible JUMP items from Japan as prizes. 


In addition to the YouTube link above, you can follow along on the Viz Media Facebook page.



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