Weekly Shonen Jump
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The world now has been covered with a major concern which is the Coronavirus pandemic which affects lives and a lot of different industries as well.

The anime world has been affected by it as well like conventions being delayed or cancelled and many anime‘s premiere dates being delayed.

Recently, Shueisha declared that it has postponed the current year’s 21st issue of its Weekly Shonen Jump magazine by a week. The distributer will rather remember the substance of this issue for a consolidated 21st and 22nd issue on April 27.

Shueisha had initially wanted to send the 21st issue on April 20.

Shueisha clarified that there is a likelihood that a person in their 40s inside the magazine’s article division has been contaminated with the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19).

A worker had written about Thursday, April 2 that they had a fever and ceased from going to work. The representative rather went to a medical clinic and is being requested to remain at home while anticipating the consequences of a PCR test. Shueisha accentuated that this worker was not utilized in a position where they straightforwardly collaborated with manga makers.

Accordingly, Shueisha requested its representatives to start working from home starting this past Monday, April 6. Moreover, Weekly Shonen Jump’s article office has briefly stopped all work to additionally bring down the danger of spreading the disease to manga makers and others associated with the magazine.

Photo Credit: Shueisha

Shueisha Inc. is a Japanese organization headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan. The organization was established in 1925 as the amusement related distributing division of Japanese distributer Shogakukan. The next year, Shueisha turned into a different, free organization.

Manga magazines distributed by Shueisha incorporate the Jump magazine line, which incorporates shonen magazines Weekly Shōnen Jump, Jump SQ, and V Jump, and seinen magazines Weekly Young Jump, Grand Jump and Ultra Jump. They additionally distribute different magazines, including Non-no. Shueisha, alongside Shogakukan, possesses Viz Media, which distributes manga from each of the three organizations in North America.