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Why are there two different versions of how Luffy ate the Gum-Gum fruit?

Before One Piece became serialized in 1997, Oda wrote a different version of the first chapter of the series, entitled Romance Dawn, where things happen as per the latest episode, in which Garp is a ...
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Is this a Shonen Jump anime?

The second page of a reverse image search leads me to this Deviant Art page, where it's made clear that this is fan art. (A lot of fan edits can look reasonably professional. For example, I know of ...
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Was there an early preview of Kagamigami or a similar series in Shonen Jump?

I suspect you may have read Shikigami Twilight Days (式神トワイライトデイズ), published in 2014 vol. 28, which is the one-shot predecessor to Kagamigami. In case you're interested, I found this by using this ...
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Why is shonen manga's goriness these days abundant?

I haven't seen firsthand proof that shounen manga are getting more violent, but let's say it's true. It does happen; popular media seem to follow weird cycles where the average level of violence rises ...
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How can I subscribe to Weekly Shonen Jump outside Japan?

Check out Viz Media! This is a Japanese-American company that sells dozens of manga magazines in many countries and they are the company publishing the Weekly Shonen Jump. They also have a European ...
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