Mangaka Musings 04/14/19

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

By Urian Brown April 14, 2019


The Promised Neverland
Posuka Demizu

Promised Neverland Posuka

Thank you to everyone who came to my exhibition! I’ll work hard to try and get it into areas outside of Tokyo!

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Koyoharu Gotouge

Demon Slayer

I suddenly remembered that in junior high school I’d come home wearing someone else’s shoes. What a troublesome kid I was.

Riichiro Inagaki

Dr Stone Inagaki2

My son kept asking me if that villager without a name was a mistake. Finally… [laughs]

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

One Piece Eiichiro Oda P

It seems that if I don’t start exercising I’ll have an early death, so I’ve made it a goal to walk 30 minutes every day!

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

My Hero Kohei Horikoshi

There’s time when you’re having so much fun cleaning that you can’t stop, right? My chair is so shiny now.

Haruichi Furudate

Haikyuu Furudate

If only everything in life had the same feeling as a good meal. Then I’d be able to work hard at everything!

We Never Learn
Taishi Tsutsui

We Never Learn

Thank you so much for everything, Isaka-san! And a warm welcome to my new editor, Ishikawa-san!

Shiro Usazaki

Actage Shiro

I saw a movie in the theater for the first time in a while. Sitting in the same position for two hours messed up my lower body!

The Last Saiyuki
Daijiro Nonoue

The Last Saiyuki

Even a boring walk to the convenience store becomes fun when the sakura blossoms are blooming!

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

Black Clover Tabata

Lately I’ve been sleeping in the morning, sleeping in the day, sleeping at night… What time can I go to sleep to wake up feeling good?

Yui Kamio Lets Loose
Hiroshi Shiibashi

Yui Kamio Lets Loose Shiibashi

There’s an udon restaurant that had my autograph up on the wall and it was stolen. Talk about stealing signs… (This is a pun on the words “Autograph” and “Sign,” which are the same word in Japanese.)

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

Ju Jutsu Kaisen

Even that simple baseball chapter was really hard. I’m amazed by manga artists who create sports manga!

Chainsaw Man
Tatsuki Fujimoto

Chainsaw Author22

The caramel ribbon flavor at Baskin Robbins is so good!

Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma
Yuto Tsukuda

Food Wars Tsukuda

So the new era is called Reiwa! It’s kinda nice! At first it felt weird, but I’ve already gotten used to it.

Hell Warden Higuma
Natsuki Hokami

Hell Warden

It’s spring so no matter what I do I feel sleepy. How irritating. This is a serious issue, I’m really tired.

Mizuki Yoda

Neo Mizuki Yoda

I’m obsessed with the universe. What a miracle that humans get to live in this amazing world!