Hunter x Hunter creator recommends golf manga
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Yoshihiro Togashi, creator of Hunter x Hunter and Yu Yu Hakusho, recommended the golf manga Hey! Tonbo for the fans.
In a recent interview, the mangaka revealed that he is a fan of the work and even stated that he wanted Gon was more like the protagonist Tonbo.
Written by Ken Kawasaki and illustrated by Yū Furusawa, Hey! Tonbo is serialized in the weekly magazine Golf Digest since August 2014.
The manga, which has 46 volumes to date, will receive an anime adaptation produced by the studio OLM (Odd Taxi, Diaries of a Apothecary) in 2024.
The official synopsis states: Igarashi, who left the past behind and hid from the world, moved to the Tokara Islands in Kagoshima Prefecture. On the island of Hinoshima, known as “the last unexplored region in Japan”, Igarashi meets Tonbo, the only second-year high school student in the city. The innocent girl has an incredible talent for golf! This meeting will change their fate…
Meanwhile, the fate of Hunter x Hunter remains uncertain. The work was removed from the list of titles being serialized on the weekly magazine’s website Shonen Jumpindicating that it can be changed magazines or migrated to the Shonen Jump+ platform.
Recently, Togashi shared one of the five versions of the ending he had planned, asking fans to consider this as the definitive ending, in case he is unable to finish the work.
Read more about Hunter x Hunter:
Hunter X Hunter tells the story of Gon Freecss, a 12-year-old boy who intends to become a Hunter, a hunter of treasure, lost places and strange creatures. However, unlike most Hunters who seek fame and money, the hero of the story has a greater motivation for wanting to be a hunter – to find his father – one of the most famous hunters in the world.
Currently, the manga is within the arc Succession Contest.