Mangaka Musings 04/21/2024

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

By VIZ Media April 21, 2024

Kyokuto Necromance
Fusai Naba

Mm Kyokuto Necromance Naba

They say it’s good to start things in the spring, so this is good timing. Thanks for the support.

Astro Royale
Ken Wakui

Mm Negaino Astro Wakui

The first place I submitted a manga to was Shonen Jump. I want to brag to the me back then, saying that I’m a Jump challenger now!

Blue Box
Kouji Miura

Bluebox Miura

Spring used to be my favorite season, but now it’s the painful time of year where I suffer from allergies…

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

One Piece Eiichirooda

Thank you for the break! The maintenance was a big success, and I’m ready to work even harder!

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

Yozakura Gondaira V2

I started feeling better, and then I got hit with COVID! But it’s not too bad, so I can still draw!

Super Psychic Policeman Chojo
Shun Numa

Mm Chojo Senpai Shun Numa

It’s too bright to stare at, so I have a diffuser over the light in my studio.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

Ju Jutsu Kaisen

I misspelled the “heart catch” ability in the Japanese version. Just a dumb mistake.

Yuki Suenaga

Mm Akanebanashi Suenaga

I watched 3 Body Problem on Netflix! It was great! Parasyte is next! Then City Hunter!

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki

Sakamotodays Suzuki

Even if I want to lie in the manga, I first need the knowledge to come up with a good lie. It’s tough.

Kill Blue
Tadatoshi Fujimaki

Mm Kill Blue Tadatoshi Fujimaki

This is not good. My weight has reached the highest point ever. Serialization means a 100% chance of gaining weight. Sigh

Kenta Shinohara

Witch Watch Shinohara

The cutest YouTube channels I subscribe to are Futagoyamabeya and Synchronicity.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

Undeadunluck Tozuka

I want an Akecon joystick ball with a button in it. I want to make that the impact button.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki

Roboko Miyazaki

Putting natto and isonori with some linseed oil on rice is freaking delicious. Highly recommended.

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui

Mm Tes Matsui

For the first time in my life, I caught a cold that took away my sense of smell. I was pretty scared until it finally returned.

Takeru Hokazono

Mm Kagurabachi Takeru Hokazono

Thank you for all the help during the last year. And thank you in advance for next year. Teritama

Nue’s Exorcist
Kota Kawae

Nues Exorcist Kawae

I like the smell of the incense to ward off mosquitoes, so I sometimes use it even when it’s not mosquito season.

Green Green Greens
Kento Terasaka

Mm Greengreengreens Kentateresaka

The Masters Tournament has started as I write this comment. I’m so excited.

Dear Anemone
Rin Matsui

Mm Dear Anemone Rin Matsui

There are some sakura in full bloom near my house. They help me whenever I’m feeling down.

Shadow Eliminators
Kento Amemiya

Mm Shadow Eliminators Kento Amemiya

Thank you for reading my series! I’ll keep working hard!!!!!!