Last Monday, Shonen Jump revealed in Issue #49 that they will release two new manga, Build King and Sakamoto Days. Build King will release its first official chapter on November 16th and Sakamoto Days will release on November 21st. Build King by Shimabukuro Mitsutoshi was originally a one-shot released in 2018 and has also been translated into English. The story follows a house builder named Kugi Taurus. He owns what is called a “living house,” which almost gets stolen by two thieves. Fans of Toriko are excited for Shimabukuro’s newest work after he finished Toriko in 2016.
For those not familiar with Toriko, the manga was highly rated at the time it was published, which was between 2008 and 2016. Many Shonen Jump magazine covers have beared the titular main character’s face. Alongside its highly addicting plot, the manga was nominated for the Manga Taisho Awards in 2009 and collaborated with One Piece for the One Piece x Toriko one-shot. It’s easy to say that fans anticipate what Shimabukuro will bring to the table next with Build King.
Sakamoto Days by Suzuki Yuuto follows a main character whose boss was a former famous assassin. Not much of the plot is known yet. However, Suzuki Yuuto published a one-shot titled Sakamoto in Shonen Jump GIGA in December 2019 and two one-shot manga in Shonen Jump+ in 2019.
Suzuki is a fairly new author to Shonen Jump, as this will be his first published manga within the Shonen Jump magazine. It may be difficult for international fans to access Suzuki’s published one-shots since Shonen Jump GIGA and Shonen Jump+ are only in Japanese. However, being officially published in the weekly Shonen Jump magazine is a big deal. Sakamoto Days will be published alongside masterpieces such as Demon Slayer, One Piece, and The Promised Neverland. The editors deemed Suzuki’s manga as worthy enough to be published weekly, which means that us, the readers, will enjoy reading it.
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