Other Manga Joining The SHONEN JUMP Digital Vault Includes JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE, GOLDEN KAMUY, And ONE-PUNCH MAN

VIZ Media announces exciting new digital content for SHONEN JUMP with the launch of SAMURAI 8: THE TALE OF HACHIMARU. Chapter 1 is available now for the highly-anticipated series by famed NARUTO creator, Masashi Kishimoto, who teams up with his longtime assistant artist Akira Okubo. SAMURAI 8 debuted in English with a 72-page opening chapter on May 12th, the same day it launched in Japan. New chapters will be available to English readers for FREE on a weekly basis at shonenjump.com and via the SHONEN JUMP app.

Additional just-added manga content now available in the SHONEN JUMP digital vault includes fan-favorite series JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE, PARTS 1 – 3 (PHANTOM BLOOD, BATTLE TENDENCY, and STARDUST CRUSADERS), GOLDEN KAMUY (Rated ‘M’ for Mature and web-only), and ONE-PUNCH MAN. Readers can access free SHONEN JUMP digital chapters and unlock the SHONEN JUMP digital vault at shonenjump.com or with the SHONEN JUMP app for iPhone, iPad and Android-based devices.

The SHONEN JUMP app experience has been enhanced with a new “Continue Reading” row on the app’s Home screen. This added feature allows users to instantly access their latest chapter read. Now manga fans can easily keep track of where they left off reading across any given series.

A SHONEN JUMP Vault Membership (only $1.99 per month) grants readers seamless access to a substantial and continually updated digital archive that currently features more than 10,000 manga chapters from over 100 series – almost every ongoing and completed SHONEN JUMP series published in English.

For additional information on anime and manga titles distributed and published by VIZ Media, please visit viz.com.

About The Author Siddharth Gupta

Siddharth Gupta is an illustrator, animator, and writer based in Minnesota. They graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Animation from the School of Visual Arts, and have worked on projects for the University of Minnesota and the Shreya R. Dixit Foundation. An avid animation and comics fan since childhood, they've turned their passion towards being both a creator and a critic. They credit their love for both mediums to Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball, which has also defined their artistic and comedic sensibilities. A frequent visitor to their local comic book shop, they are an avid reader and collector, particularly fond of manga. Their favorite comics include The Adventures of Tintin by Herge, Bloom County by Berkeley Breathed, and pretty much anything and everything by Rumiko Takahashi.