Publisher Shogakukan Inc. said Monday it will discontinue two time-honored magazines targeting elementary school students that include hit comics such as “Doraemon” and “Pocket Monsters” because they have failed to respond to the diversifying tastes of children.
The last issue of Shogaku Gonensei (Fifth Graders) will hit stores Feb. 3 and the final Shogaku Rokunensei (Sixth Graders) will go on sale Dec. 28, the company said.
Unable to view this article?
This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.
Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.
If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.
We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.