Mangaka Musings 03/26/2023

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

By VIZ Media March 26, 2023

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

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I had a discussion with the actor Fumiya Takahashi. What a joy! He’s such a good kid that he almost sent me flying with his kindness!

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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Giving Fuuko a gun was influenced by Tetsuro, I thought while rereading 999.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki


Two weeks since I started my diet! I’m a kilo heavier! Must be all the muscle I’m gaining!

Kenta Shinohara


I have no free time, so putting something interesting here is really difficult. I’ve been thinking that for 15 years now.

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda


I went to see a WBC game! A world-class matchup and the stands were shaking. It was amazing!

Takamasa Moue


I only know about baseball through video games and manga, but I’m rooting for Nootbaar!

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki


Urchin raised on cabbage is the new hot thing now. I want to eat some caffeinated urchin that have been given Red Bull.

Blue Box
Kouji Miura


I haven’t measured my height since graduating college, but I think I’ve grown. I want to measure myself.

The Ichinose Family’s Deadly Sins


It’s been lovely now that the nights are getting warmer. Please enjoy chapter 18!

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi


I’m so sorry for all the weeks off!

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto


Isn’t spring the best? Meetings, farewells, and cherry blossoms. I’m rooting for you!

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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I’ve never seen the dental-care products they sell in the lobby of my dentist’s office, so I got all excited.

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui


Imagining and re-creating the Kamakura from 700 years ago before the deterioration, fires, and reconstruction is so much fun.

Ichigoki’s Under Control
Seiji Hayashi


I dreamt that my hands and feet exploded, and blue blood shot out of all my orifices, but apparently this is a dream signifying good fortune.

Fabricant 100
Daisuke Enoshima


Uber Eats in the middle of the night is a den of demons. I always pick carefully…

Cipher Academy
Yuji Iwasaki


I went to the Hyper Game video game competition. Congratulations to all the participants who worked for such a long stretch of time!

Ginka & Glüna
Shinpei Watanabe


That mysterious surfing game that starts on your computer when the internet is out… Is that a squid? Scary.

Tokyo Demon Bride Story
Tadaichi Nakama


I listened to the Blue Hearts for the first time in 200,009,527 years, and now I’m pumped as the sun comes up…