Shonen Jump Offering More Free Manga, Massive Subscription Change

Shonen Jump is overhauling its manga subscription service into an extremely affordable model.

Announced in a blogpost on Viz, former editor-in-chief of Japanese Shonen Jump Hisashi Sasaki detailed the changes coming to its American branch beginning December 17.

The subscription model will drop to $2 a month for access to new chapters in various manga (the same day they’re released in Japan) and almost all of Shonen Jump’s English back catalogue (over 10,000 chapters). What’s more, non-members will be able to read much of the newest manga chapters for free through the official website or app, expanding recent efforts to provide new issues for free.

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