Mangaka Musings 02/09/2020

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

By Jeric Llanes February 09, 2020

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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Koyoharu Gotouge

Demon Slayer V2

Awww, I ruin or destroy everything new that I get. Awww! Idiot! Moron! Klutz!

We Never Learn
Taishi Tsutsui


The afterwork exercise club is so fun now that we have more members. Let’s muscle!

Guardian of the Witch
Asahi Sakano


Tabata Sensei has treated me so well since I moved to Tokyo. I appreciate it so much!


Dr Stone Boichi

I want to do a Dr. STONE cooking side story. Main character, Kohaku. Heroine, Suika.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

My Hero Kohei Horikoshi V2

It’s super delicious when you put Jagariko chips in curry noodle soup. I should get the patent on that.

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto

Mashle Komoto

I’ve been subsisting on Calorie Mate energy bars and Ippei-chan yakisoba lately. Thanks!

The Promised Neverland
Kaiu Shirai

Promised Neverland Kaiu Shirai V2

I love the Taiwanese song “Hand in Hand” that was written during the SARS outbreak. I’m wishing everyone the best.

Chainsaw Man
Tatsuki Fujimoto

Chainsaw Author22 V2

My favorite ice cream flavor rankings! 1st: Vanilla, 2nd: Matcha, 3rd: Caramel.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

Gege Akutami Image1

I was checking out the way wires move using the cord of my earphones, but then it broke.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

Undeadunluck Tozuka

We got a watercooler for the studio, and all the water in it was gone after a day. Delicious!

Shiro Usazaki

Actage Shiro

I’m loyal to the Dr. Grip series of pens for my art. I love Pilot!

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

Black Clover Tabata V2

Recently I’ve been walking around the house humming the music from the Kaiji movie.

Agravity Boys
Atsushi Nakamura

Agravityboys Nakamura

My favorite Saint Seiya attacks are Hoyoku Tensho and Galaxian Explosion.

Mitama Security: Spirit Busters
Tsurun Hatomune

Mitama Security Hatomune

Who’s the person who decides how many vegetables a person should eat in a day? The Vegetable Prime Minister?

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

Yozakura Gondaira V2

I want to become a Tolmekia soldier from the Nausicaä manga and die protecting Princess Kushana.

Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru
Akira Okubo

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I was blown away by the hand-drawn animation in Klaus. It looked like 3DCG!

Yusaku Shibata

Zipman Shibata

I watched the Dorohedoro anime! The way Takagi-san gets into the Caiman role is amazing!