Mangaka Musings 01/06/2022

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

By VIZ Media January 06, 2023

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda


Happy New Year! I will try my hardest for another year to create the best manga that I can. Thank you!

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui


Happy New Year! I’ll be doing my best for another year!

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki


I want to do that thing where the police investigator throws a bunch of papers on the table and where you pin up a bunch of photos on the wall.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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The neighborhood convenience store suddenly started being assertive with their new products. Maybe the manager changed?

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki


Happy New Year! Roboco is actually joining Jumputi Heroes! Can’t wait to see her ultimate moves.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi


My shoulders hurt so much. If it was gonna hurt this much, then I wish I never had shoulders.

Blue Box
Kouji Miura


Happy New Year! Please support Blue Box for another year!

Ichigoki’s Under Control
Seiji Hayashi


Happy New Year! I’ll be doing my best with my health and my work at the top of my list.

Fabricant 100
Daisuke Enoshima


I met so many people at Jump Festa that my mind went blank. I was saved by all the editors being such cheerful people.

Takamasa Moue


My personal MVP for this World Cup was Taniguchi of the Kawasaki Frontale. And Amrabat.

The Ichinose Family’s Deadly Sins


Happy New Year! Look forward to the new year and chapter 8!

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

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I’m so happy that I got to attend Jump Festa with both sides of the family. Happy New Year to everyone!

Cipher Academy
Yuji Iwasaki


I hope for peace and lots of people reading Cipher Academy for 2023.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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Happy New Year! Please enjoy Undead Unluck in 2023!

Kenta Shinohara


Happy New Year! I’d like to change up the crazy schedule of this job this year.

Ginka & Glüna
Shinpei Watanabe


Happy New Year! I wasn’t careful and caught a cold at the end of the year. I need to take better care of myself in 2023!

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto


Neuralink is amazing! I’m looking forward to this, Elon Senpai!

High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama


I’m so happy that Westland won. Looking forward to what will happen in Another Story.

Mapollo 3


Happy New Year!!!

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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I’ve been buffing myself during work by listening to “Ore ha Impact (I Am Impact)” from Ganbare Goemon.

Tokyo Demon Bride Story
Tadaichi Nakama


I reread 2011 no Hiroshi Tanahashi and Shinsuke Nakamura (Hiroshi Tanahashi and Shinsuke Nakamura in 2011) during my free time and it was too good.