Mangaka Musings 01/21/2024

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

By VIZ Media January 21, 2024

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

Undeadunluck Tozuka

We’ve gotten to four years thanks to all of you! Thank you so much! I’ll do my best once again this year!

Kill Blue
Tadatoshi Fujimaki

Mm Kill Blue Tadatoshi Fujimaki

There was this Rock the Jump project, and I totally missed the deadline… And I had a good idea too…

Takamasa Moue

Mm Akanebanashi Moue

I went to my parents’ house for New Year’s, and my old room has been turned into my dad’s workout and gaming man cave.

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

Yozakura Gondaira V2

This year I got a tea advent calendar. The tea was easy to drink, so I loved it.

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

One Piece Eiichirooda

I can’t believe they’re making an anime out of a one-shot I did while I was young called “Monsters.” I’m so spoiled!

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki

Sakamotodays Suzuki

Thoughts and prayers to everyone suffering due to the disaster. I pray that things will return to normal as soon as possible.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

My Hero Kohei Horikoshi V2

My thoughts are with everyone who suffered from the disaster. I’ll do anything I can.

Blue Box
Kouji Miura

Bluebox Miura

Thoughts and prayers to everyone hit by the Noto Peninsula earthquake. Hoping for a quick recovery.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

Ju Jutsu Kaisen

Simple domain isn’t neutralizing the curse itself, so “thinning it out” might have been the wrong word choice.

Nue’s Exorcist
Kota Kawae

Nues Exorcist Kawae

My heart goes out to everyone hit by the earthquake. I’ll do anything I can to help.

Shadow Eliminators
Kento Amemiya

Mm Shadow Eliminators Kento Amemiya

To everyone hit by the disaster, my thoughts and prayers are with you. I’ll help in any way I can.

Kenta Shinohara

Witch Watch Shinohara

Thoughts and prayers to everyone hit by the Nota Peninsula earthquake.

Green Green Greens
Kento Terasaka

Mm Greengreengreens Kentateresaka

My first fighting game, and I got master rank with Luke. Time to go meet some even stronger guys!

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui

Yusei Matsui

I double-checked, and I already forgot three scars in this week’s chapter. Well, they’ll all be healed by next week.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki

Roboko Miyazaki

I received the Mando Kobayashi Manga Taisho 2023 award! I look like a weirdo accepting it, so please check it out!

Takeru Hokazono

Mm Kagurabachi Takeru Hokazono

I got some chu-toro tuna and slices of takuan pickles and made a simple torotaku. But it was better than the real thing.

Cipher Academy

Mm Cipher Niosin

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Cipher Exam project. I’m sending this issue’s pay to the Noto Peninsula earthquake recovery fund.

Two on Ice
Elck Itsumo

Mm Twoon Ice Elck Itsumo

My thoughts are with everyone hit by the Noto Peninsula earthquake.

Martial Master Asumi

Martial Master Asumi Kawada

Thoughts and prayers to everyone involved in the earthquake disaster. I’m hoping for a speedy recovery.

Yoshihiko Hayashi

Mm Mama Yuyu Hayashi

My favorite anime opening themes are from Re: Cutie Honey and Musashiden 2 and Kill La Kill second season, etc.