Jump Special Anime Festa screenings to feature Black Clover

In this years 39th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shinen Jump magazine it was revelaed today that the Black Clover manga series will be apart of this years Jump Special Anime Festa. While the announcement does not confirm an anime, it is stated that those whom attend the event will be the first to see the manga’s main character Asta and he moves around and fights. It was also stated in the announcement that the event is featuring the first participation for Black Clover in the anime world. There has also been an announcement that Food Wars! will receive an original story. For those of you whom attend the event you will receive a pamphlet, tote bag and three mini autograph boards for Black Clover, Food Wars! and My Hero Academia.

Mind you that the current Jump Special Anime Festa is set to be held in 5 cities on the dates November 27th and December 4th. On November 27th it will take place in the cities Sapporo’s Sapporo Cinema Frontier, Nagoya’s TOHO Cinemaas Nagoya Bay City, Osaka’s TOHO Cinemaas Umada Main Building and Nanba Main Building and for December 4th it will take place in Fukuoka’s TOHO Cinemas Tenji Main Building. At the event the animes My Hero Academia, Twin Star Exorcists, Isobe Isobee Monogatari ~Ukiyo wa Tsurai yo~ and Food Wars! will be shown there. In addition My Hero Academia will receive an original episode written by Author Kouhei Horikoshi which takes place between season 1 and the upcoming season 2. In last years event in November featured Gintama, Haikyu!!, Word Trigger and Food Wars! had anime screenings at the event.

Finally in regards to Black Clover the first three chapters of the series was published by Viz Media in its Weekly Shonen Jump digital magazine in Febraury as part of its “Jump Start” initiative. Following this the manga was added to the digital anthology’s regular lineup in March and the 7th compiled volume was published by Shueisha in Japan on August 4th, the second volume of the manga released on October 2nd by Viz Media. Lastly is a plot summary of the series which can be seen below quoted from MAL:

Asta and Yuno were abandoned together at the same church, and have been inseparable since. As children, they promised that they would compete against each other to see who would become the next Emperor Magus. However, as they grew up, some differences between them became plain. Yuno was a genius with magic, with amazing power and control, while Asta could not use magic at all, and tried to make up for his lack by training physically. When they received their Grimoires at age 15, Yuno got a spectacular book with a four-leaf clover (most people receive a three-leaf-clover), while Asta received nothing at all. However, when Yuno was threatened, the truth about Asta’s power was revealed, he received a five-leaf clover Grimoire, a “black clover”! Now the two friends are heading out in the world, both seeking the same goal!


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