Hunter x Hunter Hiatus: Mangaka Updates Fans About Next Chapter

Hunter x Hunter manga became a trend after the author, Yoshihiro Togashi, decided to continue the manga after a four-year hiatus. He even broke a milestone on Twitter as a mangaka after returning. Although it was hard for him to draw because of his back pain, he continued to draw for his fans. He even hired more helpers to help him draw as his back pain got worse because of the workload, so the weekly release of chapters got cancelled, the occasional release of the manga was announced, and things weren’t looking so good for the manga. But a silver lining came to light recently after the Tweet of the author, which has made fans happy.

The official account of Togashi tweeted a few days ago about the completion of chapter 401. It shows the author’s dedication and concern for his fans regarding his manga, Hunter x Hunter.

Hunter x Hunter manga update

On 9 March 2023, the official account of Togashi (@Un4v5s8bgsVk9Xp) made a Tweet:

According to this Tweet, Togashi has completed drawing the latest chapter of Hunter x Hunter, and he has expressed his concerns over the non-consistent release schedule of the series. But he is confident that this issue with the manga will also be fixed on time. The Tweet roughly translates to:

“Although the production system has not been solidified yet for the manga, I am glad that my working time at the desk is gradually increasing little by little”

Togashi also told us that he is now spending more time writing the series, as compared to before, and that his back pain is also healing little by little, which is very bright for the future of the manga series. This Tweet has received almost 21 million views at the moment, in almost four days.

The official account of Hunter x Hunter’s author, Yoshihiro Togashi, has 3 million followers, making him the most followed mangaka on Twitter. Even before this, Togashi was the holder of this milestone before getting 3 million followers. Below Togashi, in terms of Twitter followers, are mangaka’s like:

  • Kohei Horikoshi (@horikoshiko)- 2.4 million followers. |My Hero Academia|
  • Hiro Mashima (@hiro_mashima)- 1.8 million followers. |Fairy Tail, Edens Zero|
  • Sui Ishida (@sotonami)- 1.3 million followers. |Tokyo Ghoul, Chojin X|
  • Himura Kiseki (@Strangestone)- 1.1 million followers |Sword Art Online Progressive|
  • Yusuke Murata (@NEBU_KURO)- 1 million followers. |One Punch Man|
Hunter x Hunter Mangaka Gives an Update on New Chapter, Despite Having no Release Schedule

Hunter x Hunter is a Shounen manga that started serialization in March 1998. It has two anime adaptations. The first one aired between 1999 to 2001 and comprises 62 episodes. The second one aired between 2011 to 2014 and comprises 148 episodes.

HUNTER x HUNTER is set in a world where hunters exist to perform all kinds of dangerous tasks, such as capturing criminals and bravely searching for lost treasures in uncharted territories. Twelve-year-old Gon Freecss is determined to become the best hunter, hoping to find his father, who was a hunter and abandoned his family long ago. However, Gon soon realizes that achieving his goals is far more challenging than ever imagined. Will Gon be able to become a professional hunter?

Source: Twitter

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