Mangaka Musings 05/19/19

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

By Jeric Llanes May 19, 2019


Double Taisei
Kentaro Fukuda

Double Taisei Fukuda

Hello! I hope this becomes a popular manga. Thank you for the support.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Koyoharu Gotouge

Demon Slayer V2

I was drinking coffee while chuckling, and it started spilling out the side of my mouth. I went into a daze, and my life flashed before my eyes.

Riichiro Inagaki

Dr Stone Inagaki2

We’re once again using seashells. Bamboo and shells are two of the most important tools for surviving using science!

Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru
Masashi Kishimoto

Samurai8 Kishimoto2

I’m working really hard to create something great while also having fun. Thanks for the support.

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

Black Clover Tabata V2

I went out shopping for the first time in a while and got so worn out that I couldn’t open my drink bottle. I had to have my wife do it for me.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

Ju Jutsu Kaisen

It’s possible that I may have contracted the “I’ll die if I don’t draw a half-naked macho character” disease.

Haruichi Furudate

Haikyuu Furudate V2

I went to the Haikyu!! Tokyo no Jin stage play! Nohebi is so cool! Also, I saw my second Lamborghini!

Chainsaw Man
Tatsuki Fujimoto

Chainsaw Author22 V2

My favorite banana rankings! 1. Brown ones 2. Normal ones 3. Young ones.

We Never Learn
Taishi Tsutsui

We Never Learn

I went to the aquarium with my family during Golden Week. My daughter was so full of energy that I was still worn out the next day…

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

My Hero Kohei Horikoshi V2

I saw Endgame. I’m glad I got to see it in theaters. I’m really looking forward to the Thor figure.

Shiro Usazaki

Actage Shiro

Lately I’ve been thinking about whether it would be possible to work while lying down, but it’s definitely easier to do while sitting.

Yui Kamio Lets Loose
Hiroshi Shiibashi

Yui Kamio Lets Loose Shiibashi V2

The new Reiwa era began while I was working on this week’s chapter. I was full of energy and excitement.

Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma
Yuto Tsukuda


I saw Spider-Verse! I’ll definitely buy the DVD! I loved all the friendly characters!

The Last Saiyuki
Daijiro Nonoue

The Last Saiyuki V2

I think I like blue characters. Like Doraemon and Bonobono and the 11 Piki no Neko.