Mangaka Musings 05/16/2021

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

By Jeric Llanes May 16, 2021

Riichiro Inagaki


This chapter reveals the truth behind Senku's past comments from early in the series about making nitric acid from poop and shells.

High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama


This is the first center color page for High School Family. Thank you for your support!

Magu-chan: God of Destruction
Kei Kamiki


My assistant Sako-san has a one-shot running in Jump GIGA. Please give it a read.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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I made the mistake of getting sick during my break. I’ll try to shape up.

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda


My current dream is to go to that Gyomu Super store and buy and eat the giant jelly.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi


I learned you could bend bullets from the movie Wanted. Thank you, Angie!

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto


I really like Yasashiizu’s Ultimate Gyudon Theory!!! Gyudon rules!!! Yoshinoya rules!!!

Blue Box
Kouji Miura


I received saji-san’s populars popless album! I love “Bokura no Himitsukichi”!

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui


I set up a model train in my living room. It’s nice having a drink and watching my blue train go around.

Candy Flurry
Ippon Takegushi


Hi, cockroaches. The warmer season is coming. I am ready for you.

Kenta Shinohara


I tripped on nothing and hurt my elbow on the asphalt. I may be reaching my limit.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki


I’m totally out of shape, so I bought a jump rope. I hope to use it someday.

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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I got a pixelated Mario sticker for the home button on my cell phone, and now it’s like I always have a star power-up.

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki


The ikezukuri live preparation of seafood in Hakata results in delicious and supposedly nearly transparent squid. I hope to try it someday.

Hard-Boiled Cop and Dolphin
Ryuhei Tamura


My stomach suddenly started hurting. I was thinking I was getting mentally weak, but it turned out I ate week-old yogurt.

Ayakashi Triangle
Kentaro Yabuki


It’s not exact or anything, but Omikoshi city is modeled after the area near Odawara.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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To celebrate the release of volume 6, the narration on the official website is done by Kotono Mitsukoshi! So good!

Nine Dragons’ Ball Parade
Ashibi Fukui


I’m taking care of a sansevieria plant. I hope it grows big and strong!

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Kazusa Inaoka


I went shopping at the Muji store I used to work at. I love tea, so I can’t help but pick up some cold-brew tea.