Yoshihiro Togashi, the mangaka of Hunter X Hunter, teased on July 26 that he’s already engaged on one other batch of 10 future chapters, past these he’s been recurrently sharing standing updates of. Long story quick, Togashi for years now has been engaged on the sequence by batches of 10 chapters earlier than going again into hiatus. These previous few weeks, ever since opening his Twitter account, all of his updates involved the identical 10 chapters as properly. However, Togashi now tweeted out that he in truth already began engaged on one other batch of 10 chapters.
Let’s translate his new tweet. First, Togashi defined that he completed inking within the characters for the batch of 10 chapters he’s at present engaged on, although he may must do some corrections. He added that he’ll inform us when the chapters have been totally inked.
Next, and that is the stunning bit, Togashi additionally talked about he’s already engaged on one other batch of 10 chapters. Lastly, he jokingly stressed through a hashtag that the chapters are removed from full, and are nonetheless within the “name” part.
All mangaka typically comply with the identical steps when drawing manga. First, they make the “name” which is the manga’s storyboard. Then they do the inking, inking the characters and every little thing else. Their assistants assist them with some or all of those steps. Togashi follows related steps, although he additionally lately talked about not doing issues “traditionally” anymore resulting from his well being issues.
No one is aware of how lengthy it’ll take for Togashi to complete the primary batch of 10 chapters. Not a single official announcement was made relating to the date when Hunter x Hunter will formally resume. We don’t know if the chapters might be launched on a weekly schedule both.
However, one factor certain now could be that after the manga resumes, and as soon as the tenth and final chapter of the primary batch will get launched, it gained’t be lengthy until the next chapters drop. It’s doable that Togashi discovered a solution to hold giving his followers new chapters steadily, and that the sequence gained’t be going straight into hiatus once more.
As a reminder, Yoshihiro Togashi has been affected by well being issues for many years now. In an early July 2022 problem of Weekly Shonen Jump journal, he defined how he’s been drawing these days.