Mangaka Musings 01/19/2020

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

By Jeric Llanes January 19, 2020

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Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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A crazy undead and unlucky manga! It’s a little vulgar, but I’d love for you to enjoy it.

The Promised Neverland
Kaiu Shirai

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Jump Festa was awesome once again! A huge thanks to everyone who came and all the organizers!

We Never Learn
Taishi Tsutsui


I went to the Anpanman Museum. Th-that’s the real Anpanman!!

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

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The One Piece stage show at Jump Festa was even more powerful than usual. We’ll do it again this year!!

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Koyoharu Gotouge

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Happy New Year! I’m the idiot who fell off a slide on the first day of the year.

Riichiro Inagaki

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Senku is able to calculate that stuff in seconds, but the science consultant said those problems were at the difficulty level of the Tokyo University entrance exam. LOL!

Haruichi Furudate

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I drew that Tibetan sand fox face on my New Year’s otoshidama gift to my niece, but she didn’t react at all.

Yusaku Shibata

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I caught a cold on my favorite day of the year, New Year’s Eve. I recovered a bit by listening to Hikawa’s Dragon Ball Super song.

Chainsaw Man
Tatsuki Fujimoto

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How did Oshimi Sensei’s art improve so much from Aku no Hana to Chi no Wadachi?

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

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The comedy duo Kaerutei is really cracking me up. It’s been a while since my stomach hurt from laughing so much.

Tatsuya Matsuki

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At the end of the year, I spent a week at the hot springs. I want to do my work at a hot springs inn for the whole year.

Agravity Boys
Atsushi Nakamura

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I have many goals this year, but I really want to watch the handball competition in the Tokyo Olympics. Mikkel Hansen!

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

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Right as the New Year started, everyone in my family came down with fevers, and I had to go to urgent care. I’m still searching for my New Year’s break…

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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Now that Gojo is gone, it’s looking like 2020’s gonna be a good year.

Mitama Security: Spirit Busters
Tsurun Hatomune

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Isn’t food delicious? And drinks too? Being alive is so nice.

Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru
Masashi Kishimoto

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Happy New Year! In the winter I like to just relax in the kotatsu.

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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When I watch the Heidi anime, I almost always cry at the scene with Peter’s grandmother. I want to go to Switzerland.