Mangaka Musings 01/06/19

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

By Urian Brown January 06, 2019


One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

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I met Sanma Akashiya!! What a fun and cute guy!!

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

Ju Jutsu Kaisen

This is a little late, but wasn’t it awesome when BKB came on MooMoo Radio right after the M-1 Show?

Haruichi Furudate


I saw the Haikyu!! stage show! I had so many butterflies that my stomach was in pain! Thank you so much for three years of hard work!!

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Koyoharu Gotouge

Demon Slayer

Happy New Year! Let’s have another awesome year. Full speed ahead!

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

Black Clover Tabata

Yay! A one-shot by Tamura Sensei! What a start to the new year!

The Promised Neverland
Kaiu Shirai

Promised Neverland Kaiu Shirai

The anime starts soon and there’s a Promised Neverland parody series on the JUMP+ website in Japan. It’s fun! Check it out!

Chainsaw Man
Tatsuki Fujimoto

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My favorite oden stew ingredient ranking! 1st: chikuwa fish cake, 2nd: daikon, 3rd: fried tofu.

Tomohide Hirao

Neolation Tomohide Hirao

People are saying I’m wiping out on my author comments. Really? But I'm good at winter sports!

Riichiro Inagaki

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I flew in a hot-air balloon! It feels so strange to be in a small basket and flying through the air.

Shiro Usazaki


Happy New Year! Let’s give it our best and survive another year. I want this to be a year where I can eat and sleep well.

We Never Learn
Taishi Tsutsui

We Never Learn

This Dream Switch thing I got from my friend is a big hit with my daughter! She goes to bed earlier than before, so I’m thrilled!

Hell Warden Higuma
Natsuki Hokami

Hells Warden

This issue is released at the beginning of the new year, right? Happy New Year!!

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

My Hero Kohei Horikoshi

Happy New Year! I’m moving! I’m currently going through my mountain of figures.

Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma
Shun Saeki

Food Wars Shun

Happy New Year! Thank you for all the support for another year!

World Trigger
Daisuke Ashihara

World Trigger Final

I plan to go in 20-page increments for the foreseeable future. Aimoto Sensei, thank you for the comment in last month’s issue!

Blue Exorcist
by Kazue Kato

Blue Exorcist

Happy New Year! I plan to do my best at my own pace for another year. Thanks for the support!

Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign
Takaya Kagami

Takaya Worldtrigger

Happy New Year! And this is the year that the Heisei era will end. I’ll be doing my best so please continue the support!