Mangaka Musings 05/17/2020

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

By Jeric Llanes May 17, 2020

Time Paradox Ghostwriter
Kenji Ichima

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Nice to meet you! I’ll work hard so that you all have something to look forward to every week!

Tsunehiro Date

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The person most looking forward to this manga…is me. Let’s enjoy Time Paradox Ghostwriter together!

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Koyoharu Gotouge

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Thank you so much! I wish happiness from the bottom of my heart to everyone who has supported me.

Riichiro Inagaki

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This week’s airplane is called an ultralight plane. You can actually fly it without a license.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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I’m so grateful to get a color page! This week’s chapter has them talking in space, but they wouldn’t actually be able to hear each other in a vacuum.

The Promised Neverland
Posuka Demizu

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Gotouge Sensei! What a conclusion! What an amazing day. I’ll be awaiting the next time we meet!

Haruichi Furudate

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Even if the chances to show it off have disappeared, the muscles I gained are still there. Right?!

Tomohiro Hasegawa

Mori King Hasegawa

For my toppings at CoCoIchi, I go with chicken cutlet and spinach. Thanks.

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

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This is personal, but my father-in-law passed away. I was so grateful for his support for Black Clover over the years.

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto

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I can also eat an infinite amount of the butter soy sauce Jagabee chips! Who knew happiness was just an arm’s reach away?!

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

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Congratulations, Gotouge Sensei! Thank you so much for a wonderful manga. You are a legend!

Bone Collection
Jun Kirarazaka

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An assistant saw some ants in the studio and let out a scream. But I find ants comforting.

We Never Learn
Taishi Tsutsui


I bought some exercise equipment called Dokodemo Macho (Macho Anywhere). It’s very light, and you can do pull-ups anywhere. Highly recommended.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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Congratulations on concluding the series! I believe that Kimetsu has created many new manga fans. It’s amazing!

Mitama Security: Spirit Busters
Tsurun Hatomune

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In order to build up my immunity, my plan is to proactively get more sleep from now on.

Shiro Usazaki

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Ever since I bought boxes of barley tea and orange juice, living as a shut-in has gone much more smoothly!

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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I’m having fun collecting money printed in the last year of the Heisei era and the first year of the Reiwa era. Very enjoyable to line them all up.

Chainsaw Man
Tatsuki Fujimoto

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The chocolate mint frappuccino from FamilyMart is delicious, and I highly recommend it.

Agravity Boys
Atsushi Nakamura

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I’m currently working on the volume 2 graphic novel release. I’m trying to include even more bonus pages. I know I can do it if I try!

Guardian of the Witch
Asahi Sakano


My turnip prices in Animal Crossing aren’t going up at all, and I was playing late at night and the shop was closed. But I’m having fun!