Weekly Shōnen Magazine

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Weekly Shōnen Magazine is a weekly shōnen manga anthology published in Japan by Kodansha, first published on March 17, 1959.wikipedia
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Weekly Shōnen Magazine is a weekly shōnen manga anthology published in Japan by Kodansha, first published on March 17, 1959.
Kodansha is the largest Japanese publishing company, and it produces the manga magazines Nakayoshi, Afternoon, Evening, and Weekly Shōnen Magazine, as well as the more literary magazines Gunzō, Shūkan Gendai, and the Japanese dictionary Nihongo Daijiten.

Hiro Mashima

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He gained success with his first serial Rave Master, published in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine from 1999 to 2005.

Cyborg 009

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It was serialized in many different Japanese magazines, including Monthly Shōnen King, Weekly Shōnen Magazine, Shōnen Big Comic, COM, Shōjo Comic, Weekly Shōnen Sunday, Monthly Shōnen Jump, and Monthly Comic Nora.

Tensai Bakabon

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Tensai Bakabon is a manga and anime series created by Fujio Akatsuka which began publication on April 9, 1967, in Weekly Shōnen Magazine.

Skull Man

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Skull Man is a shōnen manga series created by Shotaro Ishinomori which first appeared in Weekly Shōnen Magazine in 1970.

Tiger Mask

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The series was first published in Kodansha's Bokura Magazine from 1968 to 1971 and was later published in Weekly Shōnen Magazine from 1970 to 1971.

Ashita no Joe

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The series debuted as a manga in Weekly Shōnen Magazine at a time when considerable economic and social upheaval was transforming Japanese culture in the late 1960s.

Star of the Giants

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The manga appeared in Weekly Shōnen Magazine about the actual baseball team Yomiuri Giants using fictional characters.

GeGeGe no Kitarō

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* GeGeGe no Kitarō (1959-1969, Shigeru Mizuki)
In 1965, renamed to Hakaba no Kitarō, it appeared in Shōnen Magazine (after one of the editors came across the kashibon and offered Mizuki a contract) and ran through 1970.


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Devilman’s 39-episode anime series was developed by Toei Animation in 1972, while Nagai began the Devilman as a manga in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine, barely a month before the anime series started.

The Three-Eyed One

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It was originally serialized in Weekly Shōnen Magazine from 7 July 1974 through 19 March 1978 and was later published into thirteen tankōbon by Kodansha.

Ore wa Teppei

My Name Is Teppei
It ran in Weekly Shonen Magazine for nearly eight years and received an anime adaptation in 1977.

Nakaba Suzuki

Suzuki has been published in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump, Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Sunday and Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine.

Shigeru Mizuki

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* GeGeGe no Kitarō (1959-1969, Shigeru Mizuki)
In 1965, it was renamed Kappa no Sanpei and began serialization in Weekly Shōnen Magazine, before being renamed again to GeGeGe no Kitarō in 1967.

Karate Master

Karate Baka IchidaiShin Karate Baka Ichidai: Kakutōsha
The manga was published in Weekly Shōnen Magazine between 1971 and 1977, and accumulated in 29 tankōbon volumes.

The Kabocha Wine

The Kabocha Wine: Nita no Aijou Monogatari
It was serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine from 1981 to 1984.

Fisherman Sanpei

Tsurikichi SanpeiTsurikichi SampeiSanpei the Fisher Boy
The manga is serialised in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine from 1973 to 1983.

Bats & Terry

Bats and TerryBatsu & Terī
It was serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine from 1982 to 1987.

Shutendoji (manga)

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Shutendoji started being published as a serialized series from September 5, 1976 to April 30, 1978 in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Magazine by Kodansha.

Yakyū-kyō no Uta

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It was originally serialized in the Kodansha's Japanese manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Magazine between 1972 and 1976, and has been adapted into several spin-off manga, a live-action film, an anime television series, an anime film, and a Japanese television drama.

Go Nagai

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In 1968, while Shueisha was getting prepared to launch its first manga publication, Shōnen Jump, in order to compete with other magazines from rival companies (like Shōnen Magazine from Kodansha and Shōnen Sunday from Shogakukan), Nagai was invited to be one of the first manga artists publishing in the new magazine.

Violence Jack

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The first serialization ran from July 22, 1973 to September 29, 1974 in Weekly Shōnen Magazine, published by Kodansha.

The Kindaichi Case Files

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The Kindaichi series, which started serialization in Weekly Shōnen Magazine in 1992, is one of the earliest works in the mystery manga genre.