Yuki Tabata’s Black Clover manga is confirmed to go on a month long hiatus. According to sources, the manga will not appear in Weekly Shonen Jump issues #23 and #24. and will return in the magazine’s 25th issue on May 22, 2023 for Chapter 359.
Issue #23 is on break in Japan for Golden Week. The reason for the break subsequent in the subsequent weeks is unknown.
#BCSpoilers Black Clover will be on a month break from now on 💦
Next chapter is on May 22nd.
— nitebaron 魔王 (@nite_baron) April 19, 2023
Golden Week is an annual long holiday week from late April through early May, which consists of national holidays like Constitution Memorial Day (May 3rd), Greenery Day (May 4th) and Children’s Day (May 5th). In 2023, Japanese residents will have a total of 5 days off on April 29, 30, May 3 – 5.
Tabata launched the Black Clover manga in Weekly Shonen Jump in February 2015. Viz Media publishes the manga digitally and in print, along with Shueisha’s MANGA Plus publishing the manga digitally.
The manga’s anime adaptation premiered in Japan in October 2017 and aired its 170th episode in March 2021.
Crunchyroll defines the first season of Black Clover as:
In a world where magic is everything, Asta and Yuno are both found abandoned at a church on the same day. While Yuno is gifted with exceptional magical powers, Asta is the only one in this world without any.
At age fifteen, both receive grimoires, magic books that amplify their holder’s magic. Asta’s is a rare Grimoire of Anti-Magic that negates and repels his opponent’s spells. Being opposite but good rivals, Yuno and Asta are ready for the hardest of challenges to achieve their common dream: to be the Wizard King. Giving up is never an option!