'Hunter x Hunter' Creator Sketches Gon & Killua "Fusion"

Hunter x Hunter fans have heard the term hiatus a lot over the years, with 2017 being no exception. Creator Yoshihiro Togashi has once again put the series on hiatus, however; the series will return in the next couple of months. Although, I do understand why some fans are sceptical that the hiatus will only be a quick one, as they have seen it all before. However, Togashi has released a brief sketch of Hunter x Hunter favorites in Gon and Killua fused together.

This image that Togashi has released on Twitter raises the hopes of Hunter x Hunter fans, as that means the manga illustrator has continued to work on the series.

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Yoshihiro Togashi's manga career began in 1986, with his work on Weekly Shonen Jump beginning in 1989. Since starting the Hunter x Hunter series, the manga has had a number of hiatuses, with the series finally returning briefly earlier this year. The longest hiatus period lasted almost two-years, from 2014 to 2016 due to Togashi's back problems. In addition, that hiatus was only meant to last two weeks and that is why fans are a little nervous. However, this new sketch that Toagshi released does raise the hopes of Hunter x Hunter fans, as it indicates that he is healthy and at a minimum still working on the Hunter x Hunter series.

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You can read Viz Media's synopsis of Hunter x Hunter below:

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"Hunters are a special breed, dedicated to tracking down treasures, magical beasts and even other people. But such pursuits require a license, and less than one in a hundred thousand can pass the grueling qualification exam. Those who do pass gain access to restricted areas, amazing stores of information and the right to call themselves "Hunters." Can Gon, a country boy, follow his father and join their ranks?"