Mangaka Musings 02/08/19

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

By Urian Brown February 08, 2019


We Never Learn
Taishi Tsutsui

We Never Learn

I’m so thankful for all the fan letters that give me energy! I’m sorry that I don’t have time to respond…

Haruichi Furudate


I get energy from watching Naomi Osaka! She’s so good! She’s so cool!

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

Eiichiro Oda P

After hearing so much about it, I started watching the Japanese TV drama show Unnatural. It’s so good! And gross!

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

Ju Jutsu Kaisen

I was talking about manners with my editor, and I started picking my nose. Who would trust me on this issue?

The Promised Neverland
Kaiu Shirai

Promised Neverland Kaiu Shirai

The Umbrella Academy show is finally starting! I’ve been waiting for it! Awesome!

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Koyoharu Gotouge

Demon Slayer

I made an oyakodon and put tons of mitsuba parsley on it. It’s more like a green mitsubadon now!

Riichiro Inagaki

Dr Stone Inagaki2

Coming up with a camera that doesn’t use acid was a lot of work! Oh, not for me, but for Kurare Sensei. [laughs]

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

Black Clover Tabata

My assistants were all getting sick. I was worried, but I survived thanks to pure force of will.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

My Hero Kohei Horikoshi

I can’t get over this cold! I’ve been sick for over three weeks. Is the bug strong or am I just weak?

Shiro Usazaki

Actage Shiro

I tried an electric toothbrush. I could feel the vibrations in my skull. Talk about crazy!

Hell Warden Higuma
Natsuki Hokami

Hells Warden

I have lots of people helping me out. Now I just want to increase the variety of the food choices!

Chainsaw Man
Tatsuki Fujimoto

Chainsaw Author22

I love milk! I’d like to have some milk from Tsuchida Farm near my family home once again.

Tomohide Hirao

Neolation Tomohide Hirao

Isn’t the soy sauce flavor soup from Acecook good? I wish they’d sell regular bags of noodles that were soy sauce flavored.

Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma
Shun Saeki

Food Wars Tsukuda

I’m addicted to the Dragon Quest Builders 2 game. Building stuff is dangerous because I lose track of time.