Our readers would be surprised to know, but there’s a whole new level of the reality show in town. No, it’s not the voice or dancing with the stars—this show launched by the world-famous magazine and the haven for shounen anime- The weekly shounen jump will find the next best manga creator!
We all pretty much are aware of the influence of manga and anime in countries like Japan, the USA, South Korea, and the Asian wave isn’t stopping there. As the world gets more and more connected, the fans of the anime and manga world are increasing exponentially by the second. The manga/anime industry has created more jobs in japan than ever seen before. Therefore it comes as no surprise that the new reality series launched by none other than the world-famous Shounen Jump is out there to search for another bright talent and an exceptional manga creator!
A Brief Introduction To The Show
For readers who might be unaware, shounen jump is a magazine that publishes all your favourite shounen anime like My Hero Academia,One-piece, Haikyu and many more. Therefore, the manga creators participating in this competition will get the chance of a lifetime to get a platinum deal with the magazine
The Japanese star manga hunting program is named “Million Tag”. The show will run for eight episodes where the six manga teams will battle it out in front of the Shueisha manga editor to be the next manga star. The participants will take part in four intricate challenges, testing their skills and mental fortitude and prove whether they’re worthy of being a part of the great enterprise.
Of ofcourse, every reality show is incomplete without a mega bonus prize. The winner of “MILLION TAG” will literally get a prize of 5 million yen! That’s right, 5 million or (US$45,000) to kick start their career. However, this is just the beginning. The winning manga creator will also receive the golden opportunity to serialize their manga in Shounen Jump+, an anime adaptation of their manga and, ofcourse, a compiled book volume.
Where Will The Show Air?
You can watch all the episodes of MILLION TAG, which will premiere on the YouTube channel for Shueisha’s Weekly Shounen Jump. The show will begin premiering on July 2nd at 6:00 pm (IST). Make sure to catch the latest episodes every week and enjoy to your heart’s content!
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