- Oct 25, 2017
Warning: This thread will contain discussion of both the anime and manga and will most likely have unmarked spoilers. Spoiler tags are encouraged for spoilers about unreleased chapters. If you are new to the series feel free to introduce yourself and share your thoughts as we are always welcome to newcomers. However, be warned that some story elements might be inadvertently spoiled for you by reading through this thread.
What is Hunter x Hunter?
Hunter x Hunter is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi. The manga was first serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump on March 3rd, 1998. In that time the manga has had 2 anime adaptations, one in 1999 and another in 2011. Since being published the Hunter x Hunter manga has also had several extended hiatuses which has caused the community to give the series an alternate title, Hiatus x Hiatus. Currently the manga has 360 chapters published across 34 volumes with another 10 chapters which have yet to be collected into a volume.
What is Hunter x Hunter About?
The series follows a young boy named Gon Freecss who was raised alone on Whale Island by his Aunt and told both of his parents were dead. One fateful day Gon was saved by a Hunter named Kite who told Gon that not only was his father alive, his father was one of the best Hunters in history. From that point on Gon was inspired to follow his father's footsteps in order to one day become a Hunter just like him. Along the way Gon meets a colorful (literally) cast of characters ranging from the son of a family of assassins to a maniacal clown something something rubber AND gum.
Volume Cover Gallery
When Can I Expect the Next Manga Chapter?
Hunter x Hunter is currently being published weekly!.
Where Can I Read it?
I know it is easy to read the manga for free, but please consider supporting the series by buying the volumes and subscribing to Weekly Shōnen Jump.
Any recommendations about changes or additions to the OT would be gladly appreciated
Thank you Jigolo from the old forum for inspiring the design of the new OT, and credit to edo_kid for the cover art!