Black Clover goes on 3 month break, will return for the final arc

Published on April 21st, 2022

Black Clover manga has released the final chapter before going to a long break, and it has been revealed that the author of the series will start the final arc after the break.

According to recent leaks, the author of Black Clover, Yuki Tabata is going on a long break, in order to rest and plan the final arc/saga of the story. According to a Twitter user @nite_baron, who frequently posts leaks about Black Clover, the author is planning to resume publication after 3 months of hiatus, however, this break isn’t fixed yet. The break could be longer or shorter depending on the author.

The editorial department of Black Clover manga also shared a message with fans:

Thank you for always reading Black Clover. Black Clover will be absent starting next issue in order to prepare for its Final Arc. After consulting this matter with Yuki Tabata, it has been
decided for the mangaka to take a rest for a certain period of time and then go back to write the continuation of the series.
Due to these circumstances, this break is expected to last about 3 months. We will inform you of more exact dates in upcoming issues of Weekly Shonen Jump. We apologize to all readers who are looking forward to the series, but we hope you all understand. We look forward to your continued support of Black Clover.

The series author, Yuki Tabata also shared a message with fans:

If I were to follow my own feelings, I would have kept drawing without a rest. But after having a thorough discussion with the Editorial Department, and in order for me to draw the manuscripts of the final arc at my best, I will be taking a long break. I’m sorry to all readers that look forward to the series every week. Black Clover will be getting even more exciting and I will be back to put all of my strength and spirit to finish it properly, so I hope you can wait until then.

So, does this mean Black Clover manga is ending soon? The announcement of the final arc doesn’t necessarily mean that the manga will end soon. The final arc is being expected to last around 150 to 200 chapters. That means the manga will continue for at least 3 to 4 more years. Black Clover chapter 332 is expected to release on July 24, 2022.

Black Clover manga series has been under criticism for the past arc of the story. Many fans are complaining that the author has made too easy for the main characters to defeat bad guys. So, now is the good time for Yuki Tabata to take a break from writing, and to come up with the best story for the final arc of Black Clover manga.

Black Clover manga series is written and illustrated by Yuki Tabata, who started the manga serialization in Feb 2015, in Weekly Shonen Jump. At the time of writing, the manga series has been collected into 30 volumes. Studio Pierrot made the manga into an anime series which aired from Oct 2017 to March 2019. A Black Clover movie is currently in production.

Source: WSJ Twitter

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