Major 2nd Manga Announces Extended Hiatus

Shogakukan’s this year Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine 45th issue announced on Wednesday that Major 2nd Manga Announces Extended Hiatus. Following the success of the Major manga series 1, fans have been eagerly anticipating the publication of the Major 2nd manga.

Takuya Mitsuda, the author of the Major manga series, informed that Major 2nd baseball manga is on pause due to his poor physical health. Mitsuda stated that he is experiencing issues in a different region of his body than his prior health condition and that he would require time for treatment and recovery. However, the statement did not specify when the manga would return, but Mitsuda promised his fans that it would not be a year-long hiatus.

Major 2nd Manga Takes Extended Hiatus
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Because Mitsuda’s physical condition had significantly worsened, the manga had gone on a five-month sabbatical that began in November 2018.

The 1st Major manga series gained its popularity and inspired manga fans after releasing the first television anime series in 2004. Following the success of its first release, the anime series also aired its sixth television series in 2010. In the same following year, Shogakukan also released an anime film titled Major: Yūjō no Winning Shot based on manga in 2008.

Major 2nd Manga: Synopsis

The narrative of the preceding manga series revolves around Shigeno Daigo, a first-grader and the son of Goro, a professional baseball player. After being motivated by his father, Daigo began playing baseball with the Mifune Dolphins, a youth league club.
Shigeno Daigo was unable to live up to his father’s expectations as a professional baseball player. He quit the baseball team after less than a year.

In the spring of his sixth-grade year, Daigo’s school received a transfer student Sato Hikaru from America. Sato Hikaru is a transfer student who happens to be the son of former Major League player Sato Toshiya, also Goro’s close friend. In the second series of the Major manga, the destinies of Daigo and Hikaru are about to alter as they immerse themselves in baseball to live up to both of their dads.

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As of now, we have no information as to when the manga Major 2nd will return from its hiatus; nevertheless, we wish the author a speedy recovery from his illness so that he can return to his work of delighting manga fans.