Vagabond Manga Goes on Hiatus

Historical manga Vagabond, considered an epitome of the samurai genre, will be going on a 4-month hiatus. This was announced at the end of the latest chapter by mangaka Takehiko Inoue.

According to the note, the hiatus is due to lack of time. Inoue-sensei needs it to do more research on the subjects he’s writing on and about other things. In addition to “research”, however, “other things” were also given as a reason for the break.

The 4-month-long hiatus will end on 19th June when the 29th issue of the magazine will come out. The last time Vagabond went on a longer break was in 2010 when the author was having health issues and it took him more than 2 years to get back to writing and drawing the story of Miyamoto Musashi.

Source: Morning Magazine by Kodansha

What do you think about this? Do you read Vagabond and what do you like/hate about it?

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7 Comments on "Vagabond Manga Goes on Hiatus"

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Alexis
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Ahh… Look the new samurai-related post and see what’s the reason (Hakuouki): Inoue has finally understood this world is not worthy of his work.

LazySamurai
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Wonder what will happen, when it eventually ends…

DevilMayCry
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It is so odd how everyone is upset… ;)

BrutalMurder
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Well…he needs to do research if he would keep up the great work.

Shounen
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True! :D

LazySamurai
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That is really unfortunate. “Vagabond” is more or less the only manga I am currently reading.

BakaOuji
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Hope he stays focused on this manga, as it is really worth it. Not sure about the “other stuff”