Is the Hunter x Hunter Manga Finished or Still Ongoing? Current Status Confirmed

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Is Hunter x Hunter Manga Finished or Still Ongoing?
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Is the Hunter x Hunter manga finished or still ongoing? This is perhaps the most frequently asked question among Hunter x Hunter fans. After all, the series has been around for a long time, and there hasn't been any fresh information about it in four years not until recently.

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About Hunter x Hunter

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Hunter x Hunter was first serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump in March 1998 and has since produced 36 tankobon manga volumes as of October 2018.

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The series has spawned two TV anime adaptations, three separate OVAs, two theatrical films, and numerous video games, musicals, audio albums, and other media.

Hunter x Hunter follows a young boy named Gon Freecs, who wants to become a licensed hunter like his father, Ging.

Hunters are elite members of civilization with the right to track down treasures, beasts, and even people. They may also have access to areas that ordinary people do not.

The villagers recognize Gon as a capable young man despite his young age, having captured the Monster of the Swamp on Whale Island. While his Aunt Mito is initially opposed to Gon's ambitions, she eventually caves after seeing Gon in a new light.

Gon, along with his newfound comrades, passes the Hunter Examination. He befriends Kurapika, the last member of the Kurta Clan, Leorio, the aspiring physician, and Killua Zoldyck, a member of the notorious family of assassins.

Unfortunately for Killua, he failed the Hunter Exam due to an incident involving his brother Illumi's influence.

Leorio and Kurapika leave for personal reasons after convincing Killua to rejoin their group. Killua and Gon enter Heaven's Arena for training and financial gain.

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Since then, Gon and Killua have been practicing Nen, clashing with the Phantom Troupe, taking part in the Greed Island, and assisting Kite with his Chimera Ant research.

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Is Hunter x Hunter Manga Finished or Still Ongoing?

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Despite being released in 1998, the Hunter x Hunter manga is still ongoing.

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Due to Yoshihiro Togashi's health issues, the manga has been on hiatus for four years. Going back in time, Chapter 390 was published in 2018. Yoshihiro Togashi's crippling back pain has since prevented him from releasing new chapters or even finishing the series.

The good news is that Yoshihiro Togashi has finally teased four new Hunter x Hunter manga chapter releases. Despite the lack of an official release date, Hunter x Hunter Chapter 391 appears to be coming in 2020.

The manga teaser has been met with skepticism following the creation of a mysterious Twitter account belonging to Yoshiro Togashi. The good news is that Yusuke Murata, the creator of One-Punch Man, has confirmed that Yoshiro Togashi's Twitter account is legitimate.

Yoshiro Togashi's Twitter post has received 1.4 million likes and nearly 400 thousand retweets as of this writing. Since its inception on May 24, 2022, Yoshihiro Togashi's official Twitter account has gained 2.1 million followers.

If this doesn't say something, I don't know what does. Hunter x Hunter's internet-breaking announcement has left fans in tears.

Fans will have to wait for more news and information on the Hunter x Hunter Chapter 391 release date for the time being. Indeed, Hunter x Hunter, welcome back!

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