Eiichiro Oda Puts One Piece on a Short Hiatus

one piece on hiatusA 1-week off is what mangaka Eiichiro Oda will take because of a sudden illness that he’s been struck with. The news was announced by publisher Shueisha in their Weekly Shounen Jump. It is the same magazne where One Piece, one of the top manga nowadays is being published.

No further details have been released, but that the upcoming 16th issue of the magazine, coming out in Japan on 18th March, will not include a One Piece chapter. The magazine received the information really late and couldn’t even remove the work from the table of contents of the issue.

The pirate saga is expected to be back in print for Weekly Shounen Jump issue 17, coming out on Monday, 25th March 2013.

Source: Shueisha Shounen Jump

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Lulubel
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I really hope he gets well soon…as everyone else.

DevilMayCry
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I feel like Sanji on the picture after reading this… Hope he gets well soon.

BrutalMurder
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We all do…

Chan-Chan
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get well soon, oda-sensei <3

Shounen
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Yeah… :(

Dandelion
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That’s awful…. Hope he’ll get well immediately… :-(