Weekly Shōnen Champion

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Weekly Shōnen Champion
Shonenchampion.jpg
The cover of 2009 Shonen Champion Issue 2-3.
CategoriesShōnen manga[1]
FrequencyWeekly
Circulation500,000[2][3]
First issue15 July 1969
CompanyAkita Shoten
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese
WebsiteAkitashoten.co.jp

Weekly Shōnen Champion (週刊少年チャンピオン, Shūkan Shōnen Champion) is a weekly shōnen manga magazine published by Akita Shoten.

History[edit]

Shōnen Champion was first published 15 July 1969. It has had numerous popular series by manga artists such as Osamu Tezuka, Go Nagai, Shinji Mizushima, Masami Kurumada, Keisuke Itagaki. The magazine is published every Thursday. It had a circulation of 500,000 from 1 October 2009 to 30 September 2010.[2]

Currently running manga series[edit]

Series Title Author Premiered
Atsumare! Fushigi Kenkyuubu Masahiro Anbe September 29, 2016
Baki-Dou Keisuke Itagaki October 4, 2018
Beastars Itagaki Paru September 8, 2016
Harigane Service Ace Ara Tatsuya May 29, 2018
Kyuuketsuki Sugu Shinu Bonnoki Itaru 2015
Mairimashita! Iruma-kun Nishi Osamu March 2, 2017
Rokudou no Onna-tachi Yuuji Nakamura June 23, 2016
Rororro! Norio Sakurai September 29, 2016
Saint Seiya: Next Dimension Masami Kurumada April 27, 2006
Shy Bukimi Miki August 1, 2019
Yowamushi Pedal Wataru Watanabe February 21, 2008

Notable series[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thompson, Jason (2007). Manga: The Complete Guide. Del Rey Books. p. xxiii-xxiv. ISBN 978-0-345-48590-8.
  2. ^ a b "2010 Japanese Manga Magazine Circulation Numbers". Anime News Network. 17 January 2011. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  3. ^ From October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010.

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