Manga magazines are one of the means by which the chapters of the various manga comics are distributed. Before the advent of digital and related apps, publishers published an infinite number of magazines that served as containers for individual chapters, including The one who gained tremendous popularity was Weekly Shonen Jump.

Shueisha's magazine was home to Dragon ball, Naruto, ONE PIECE, Bleach, Slam dunk and tons of other famous manga. But Weekly Shonen Jump has also had sensational flaws, and this is due to its system, which is based on reader popularity and has no qualms about canceling series of any kind.

After the case of Kentaro Miura, the author of Berserk, who died of acute aortic dissection in early May 2021, Some web users have filed a complaint against the manga distribution system, especially at the Weekly Shonen Jump. Some old interviews and comments from Miura - who did not die of precarious health as confirmed by the deputy head of Studio GAGA - have made it better known in the West how much the mangaka is a tough and sometimes even hellish job.

For many, it is no secret that writers like Eiichiro Oda or Masashi Kishimoto have inhuman workflows, sleeping a few hours a night and working seven days a week, while others only discovered this after the recent events and the controversy against Weekly. Trigger Shonen Jump. In fact, the magazine has been accused of having an overly brutal system willing to cancel a series, even a popular one, if it suffers a drop in support and thereby triggers one psychological spring in the mangakas who feel compelled to draw until the end and without taking breaks.

While Weekly Shonen Jump is actually one of the toughest magazines for a manga artist, Shueisha has been focusing on the health of its employees for some time. Compared to the past, i Shonen Jump mangaka are better protectedWith the magazine that allows you to take a week off from time to time depending on the conditions of the mangaka, while in the past it practically never happened, except for the very famous works. In addition, there is an opportunity for various Mangakas to reduce the workload by showing 17, 15 or even 13 or 11 depending on the case, instead of the usual 19 weekly pages.

In addition, as the mangaka Hiro Mashima from Fairy Tail admits, the spread of digital drawing has simplified life and times, thereby reducing the weekly workload. However, there is no doubt that the workload is very heavy, especially for some mangaka who end up with burnout or worse. With that in mind, the spread of manga on Shonen Jump +, a magazine that has no publishing obligations like the newspaper, is causing the authors to scrutinize less unaffordable magazines and publishing opportunities.

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