Mangaka Musings 01/05/2024

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

By VIZ Media January 05, 2024

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

One Piece Eiichirooda

Happy New Year! My goal for this year is to enjoy lots of BBQ and create lots of good manga.

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto

Mashle Komoto

Yay for the second season of the anime! I’m dying with excitement that Bobobo’s voice actor is part of the crew.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki

Roboko Miyazaki

Happy New Year! I don’t believe in fortune-telling, but it said I would have the absolute worst luck this year!!!

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki

Sakamotodays Suzuki

I was missing Nagumo’s neck tattoo at the end of the last chapter. I’ll try not to have as many errors this year.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

Ju Jutsu Kaisen

Happy New Year! I wish everyone an amazing 2024!

Blue Box
Kouji Miura

Bluebox Miura

Happy New Year! Look forward to more Blue Box in 2024!

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

My Hero Kohei Horikoshi V2

Happy New Year! I appreciate your continued support of My Hero!

Kill Blue
Tadatoshi Fujimaki

Mm Kill Blue Tadatoshi Fujimaki

Happy New Year! I’ll do my best once again this year! Thanks for the support.

Green Green Greens
Kento Terasaka

Mm Greengreengreens Kentateresaka

Happy New Year! I ate a lot of delicious food at the end of the year and gained some weight.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

Undeadunluck Tozuka

Jump Festa was a blast! It makes me so happy to see fans in person.

Shadow Eliminators
Kento Amemiya

Mm Shadow Eliminators Kento Amemiya

A kid at a school my friend works at drew me Aoba, and it’s now my treasure. Happy New Year!

Yuki Suenaga

Mm Akanebanashi Suenaga

Whenever I make gyoza, I put too much filling in. This is something I must work on in 2024.

Nue’s Exorcist
Kota Kawae

Nues Exorcist Kawae

For New Year’s, I’d like to buy some good broth at a supermarket and make the traditional ozoni foods.

Kenta Shinohara

Witch Watch Shinohara

Thank you for giving me permission, Aladdin X! We play it on a projector at our house.

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui

Yusei Matsui

Happy New Year! I’ll work my very hardest this year and would appreciate your continued support!

Takeru Hokazono

Mm Kagurabachi Takeru Hokazono

I like to think up my storyboards while I take a walk, but it’s now so cold that I can’t leave the house. What am I supposed to do?!

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

Yozakura Gondaira V2 Copy

I should have done this before, but I entered the Yozakura character names into my computer dictionary. It makes things so much easier, obviously!

Martial Master Asumi

Martial Master Asumi Kawada

Happy New Year! Volume 2 is now on sale in Japan! Please check it out!

Cipher Academy
Yuji Iwasaki

Mm Cipher Iwasaki

Happy New Year! We’re going all out to start the year off! Thanks for the support!

Yoshihiko Hayashi

Mm Mama Yuyu Hayashi

Corleo’s hair and Elysia’s chest and Minerva’s height are not consistent at all. Oops!

Two on Ice
Elck Itsumo

Mm Twoon Ice Elck Itsumo

Happy New Year. My resolution hasn’t changed in 20 years. Go to bed early and wake up early.