The famous Blue Exorcist manga has been winning fans’ hearts ever since its release. However, fans met with a disappointing break back in May of 2022. Being patient bore fruit for the fans as the manga returned after nine month’s hiatus. The chapters of the manga have been interestingly exciting and full of action. Bad news falls on the manga yet again. Blue Exorcist Chapter 139 of the manga will be delayed for a bit. However, fans can be assured that the manga will return soon. So, here are all the details about the hiatus.
The Blue Exorcist manga was first published in 2009. It previously went on a hiatus in July 2021. However, it returned on May 2022. The manga currently has 25 million copies in circulation. It is also very popular and has two tv anime series as well. The Blue Exorcist movie also premiered previously in Japan on December 2012. Despite its success, the manga is currently going on a hiatus again. So, keep reading to find out more about the reason behind the hiatus and the manga’s return date.
Blue Exorcist Chapter 139: Official Break Announcement
Mangaka Kazue Kato posted on her official Twitter account that the manga will be going on a two-month hiatus. The manga will not be having new chapters in the March and April issues of Shueisha’s Jump SQ magazine. The Blue Exorcist manga will be going on a long break, not due to any illnesses or health reasons. Rather, it is going on a break as the mangaka is busy working on the drawings for the next chapter.
According to the post, Kato has been working on the next chapter’s drawings for over a month now. She will be taking a break as a way to adjust to the overwork. She further adds that she is currently in good condition and that she is doing fine. Kato also requests patience from her fans.
What Is The Manga About?
The manga follows Rin Okumura, who never knew his real father. Father Fujimoto, a famous exorcist, has been raising him all his life. One day, Rin faces a terrible truth after an argument with Father Fujimoto. He reveals that Rin has the blood of Satan running in his veins. This makes Rin swear to defeat Satan.
However, it would mean that he would have to enter the mysterious True Cross Academy. He will also have to become an exorcist himself. Will Rin be able to fight demons while also keeping his bloodline a secret? It will not be easy for Rin when drawing his father’s swords releases the demonic powers he holds inside.
Blue Exorcist Chapter 139: Release Date
The manga will return in the magazine’s May issue. The magazine will release in April of this year. This is the Spring 2023 slate. We will be sure to update this section as soon as there is any more detail on this. So, remain patient and wait for the manga to return soon. Until then, keep reading The Anime Daily for more.