Mangaka Musings 04/28/2024

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

By VIZ Media April 28, 2024

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

One Piece Eiichirooda

Isn’t Seijo Ishii supermarket wild?! Like the Kazuchee products or all the yakiimo and kimchi products!

Kyokuto Necromance
Fusai Naba

Mm Kyokuto Necromance Naba

My cat wants to eat sweets and bananas but shows no interest in meat and fish. You’re gonna get fat.

Takeru Hokazono

Mm Kagurabachi Takeru Hokazono

The pork soup full of veggies that’s been keeping me healthy has disappeared from the menu at my neighborhood restaurant. I hope they bring it back.

Super Psychic Policeman Chojo
Shun Numa

Mm Chojo Senpai Shun Numa

The fan mail I’m getting is keeping me motivated. Even if I’m too tired to read Shonen Jump, I can still read my fan mail.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

Ju Jutsu Kaisen

I was taken out to a delicious yakiniku place. The meat was good, but the kimchi was shockingly delicious.

Blue Box
Kouji Miura

Bluebox Miura

My cat is fluffy wuffy cutie putie fluffy, and all this shedding is a problem right now.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

My Hero Kohei Horikoshi V2

I’ve picked four straight pen tips that haven’t been good. I’m no good, so I need the perfect pen tip.

Takamasa Moue

Mm Akanebanashi Moue

Lately I’m obsessed with an artist named Ginger Root, and I listen to them nonstop while I work.

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki

Sakamotodays Suzuki

I put all my used putty erasers at the edge of my desk, and when I combined them it became a huge ball.

Astro Royale
Ken Wakui

Mm Negaino Astro Wakui

I’m out of shape, so I make sure to walk two hours for my weekly meetings at Shueisha.

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

Yozakura Gondaira V2

When I accidentally hit the flip key, I keep spamming it and it ends up looking like the old AMVs.

Kenta Shinohara

Witch Watch Shinohara

My days off for this year ended on 1/1. But even though I’m not taking time off, I’m looking forward to Golden Week.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

Undeadunluck Tozuka

Storm Kubo-san! I enjoy your videos every week! I’ll keep supporting you!

Kill Blue
Tadatoshi Fujimaki

Mm Kill Blue Tadatoshi Fujimaki

I recently attended Oishi Sensei’s wedding. What a wonderful couple. May you have a great life together!

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui

Mm Tes Matsui

None of my assistants could use string to tie old magazines together. The paperless generation is taking over…

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki

Roboko Miyazaki

Naba Sensei’s new series has already started! I was zoning out!! I’m so glad we’re in the magazine together again!

Green Green Greens
Kento Terasaka

Mm Greengreengreens Kentateresaka

The Masters was great! All the players were so cool, and I want to play golf so badly right now.

Nue’s Exorcist
Kota Kawae

Nues Exorcist Kawae

Ever since I started reporting when I drink, I feel guilty on the days that I do. So my intake is coming down.

Dear Anemone
Rin Matsui

Mm Dear Anemone Rin Matsui

Lately I’m into lukewarm baths. Not too hot, not too cold, perfect for relaxing and thinking.