Mangaka Musings 01/16/2022

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

By VIZ Media January 16, 2022

Show-ha Shoten!
Akinari Asakura


Volume 1 is now on sale in Japan! Please check it out! Storyboards with my hellish art are also included!

Seraph of the End
Daisuke Furuya

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I started making nukazuke pickles.

Twin Star Exorcist
Yoshiaki Sukeno

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I’ve been doing my best lately to wake up early. I’d like to stick with being up at 5 a.m. I’d also like to cut down on my smartphone time.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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Second-anniversary joy! Please enjoy Andy and Fuuko again this year as they face a brand-new challenge!!

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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DeepL is so good that I’m a little less scared of using foreign online stores.

Yuji Kaku


My 2022 New Year’s resolution is to be able to write the comments here effortlessly.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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The movie is now in theaters. I secretly went to watch it along with the opening comments on the first day.

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda


I want to become an adult who can walk into a sushi restaurant alone and order a drink and some fish before quietly leaving.

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki


I’ve pretty much watched all of Iroha ni Chidori and Aiseki Shokudo, so now I’m hooked on Kamaitachi!

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi


I think I’m about to be awakened to the fun of being on a call while working, so I’m looking for a partner. I’m gonna become an on-call geezer.

Protect Me, Shugomaru!
Daiki Ihara


The only thing my art teacher ever complimented me on was my posture.

Kenta Shinohara


The picture book my friend made called Momosuke Archive is really cute, and the kids love it.

Doron Dororon
Gen Oosuka


I ran out of time while making bread, and I have 5 kg of bread flour just resting. I’ll do my best to make manga instead.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki


I’m really excited about the Gashapons! Are they available yet? I’m gonna try to get them all!



I’m proud that the location of James Webb Space Telescope will be at the same place where the comet is in Byakuya.

Blue Box
Kouji Miura


This year, for better health, I’d like to talk to people a little more and I’d like to eat some good meat regularly.

High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama


It’s the season of needing heat, but using my AC makes the air too dry, so I’ve been putting up with the cold while doing my pages.

Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui


When I was a kid, I’d see the weather report and think, “Why does Niigata always have thunder?”

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

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I was watching Tamori Club, and someone who used to draw the backgrounds for Black Clover showed up! Long time no see!

Mapollo 3


Happy New Year! Gotta love all the twos in 2022!

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto


I suddenly have astigmatism! I really feel old now! Life passes you in the blink of an eye!

Magu-chan: God of Destruction
Kei Kamiki


My assistants and I have been playing a board game called Ito while we work.