Mangaka Musings 01/03/2021

Thoughts from the mangaka about their manga, lives and other random things.

By Jeric Llanes January 03, 2021

Sj authorcomments 2020 blog

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

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Happy New Year! This year’s wish is to draw lots of great manga! Let’s have an awesome year!

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

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Congratulations to One Piece for 1,000 chapters! A thousand chapters of being at the top… Amazing!

Shokugeki no Sanji
Yuto Tsukuda

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Congratulations on a thousand chapters of One Piece! I’m honored to be in this special issue!

Shun Saeki

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Long time no see! I’m blessed to get to draw Zolo and Nami. Thank you so much, Oda Sensei!

We Were Born
Kaiu Shirai

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I love Okiku! Congratulations to One Piece for 1,000 chapters!

Posuka Demizu

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Oda Sensei! Congratulations on chapter 1,000! I’m elated to be part of this historic issue!

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

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One thousand! This week’s Jump is like the Thousand Sunny! Looking forward to reading more and more!

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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My favorite Arlong aside from the one in the manga is the Arlong from Grand Battle 2.

Dr. STONE
Riichiro Inagaki

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Congratulations for 1,000 One Piece chapters. It’s difficult to meet in person these days, so here’s a toast in the pages of the magazine!

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki

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I forgot to draw all the lines that go below the eyes on the Neptunians! Congrats on 1,000 chapters!

Build King
Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro

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Happy New Year! And congratulations to One Piece for 1,000 chapters!

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto

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I played Grand Battle like crazy when I was a kid. I’m honored to be a part of this issue.

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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I’m one of the people who read One Piece and decided to become a manga artist. I may never surpass it, but I’ll never give up!

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki

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Congratulations for 1,000 chapters. I enjoy analyzing One Piece lately.

Magu-chan: God of Destruction
Kei Kamiki

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Congratulations to One Piece for 1,000 chapters. My favorite Straw Hat is Usopp.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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Congratulations on 1,000! I’m honored to be in this issue! I love Smoker!

Ayakashi Triangle
Kentaro Yabuki

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My first serialization was during the Arlong arc. Wow… Congratulations!

Hard-Boiled Cop and Dolphin
Ryuhei Tamura

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Congratulations to One Piece for 1,000 chapters! I can’t wait for more Tashigi action!

High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama

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Congratulations, Oda-san, for 1,000 chapters. The nishiki-e woodblock-print art style in the Wano arc is so cool!

Phantom Seer
Togo Goto

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Congratulations to One Piece for a thousand chapters! I’m honored to share this issue with you!

Our Blood Oath
Kazu Kakazu

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One thousand chapters… A number that defies belief… Congratulations, Oda Sensei!

Agravity Boys
Atsushi Nakamura

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Thank you for almost a year of support! My heart will always be free like the Agravity Boys and I’ll keep doing my best!

Moriking
Tomohiro Hasegawa

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Congratulations on a thousand chapters of One Piece! We've got a beetle connection on the cover!