Mangaka Musings 04/24/19

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

By Urian Brown April 26, 2019

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

One Piece Eiichiro Oda P

I wanted to make that BE-BENG sound, so I bought a biwa instrument. I can only play the hit song “Lemon” so far. Yeah, right!

The Promised Neverland
Posuka Demizu

Promised Neverland Posuka

I got the Takesumi cheesecake, and even the inside is black! Bamboo charcoal is amazing! I’m currently working hard on volume 14!

Riichiro Inagaki

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I went out to do research on motor sailors. The blueprints of these classic ships get me so excited! Majestic!

We Never Learn
Taishi Tsutsui

We Never Learn

Rest in peace, Monkey Punch Sensei.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Koyoharu Gotouge

Demon Slayer

Great job, Yoda Sensei! I look forward to your next series! I can’t wait!

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

Ju Jutsu Kaisen

Volume 5 is a curse with the might of My Hero Academia! Thank you so much, Horikoshi Sensei!

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

Black Clover Tabata

My mother-in-law and brother-in-law came over. Just like my wife, they try to feed me so much!

Yui Kamio Lets Loose
Hiroshi Shiibashi

Yui Kamio Lets Loose Shiibashi

I’ve been watching the Goji ni Muchu informational TV show lately, and I just learned that the members of COOKR’n changed.

Chainsaw Man
Tatsuki Fujimoto

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I hope they animate Genshiken Nidaime until the end.

Shiro Usazaki

Actage Shiro

Volume 6 is hitting stores on May 2 in Japan! It’ll make a great companion for Golden Week!

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

My Hero Kohei Horikoshi

I received an art contribution from Akutami Sensei for volume 23! I’m so happy! It goes on sale next week in Japan! Please check it out!

Haruichi Furudate

Haikyuu Furudate

My friend from my hometown came to visit me, so we went to the Tokyo Skytree for the first time. It was exciting!

The Last Saiyuki
Daijiro Nonoue

The Last Saiyuki

When I’m getting sleepy while working on my pages, for some reason the opening song to Sasuraiger keeps playing in my head.

Mizuki Yoda

Neo Mizuki Yoda

Thank you to everyone who read this manga! I’ll work hard to see you again!

Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma
Yuto Tsukuda

Food Wars Tsukuda

The Bohemian Rhapsody movie was great! I want to see more movies now!

Hell Warden Higuma
Natsuki Hokami

Hell Warden

My order number at McDonald’s the other day was 259. It made me a little happy.