Mangaka Musings 05/19/2024

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

By VIZ Media May 19, 2024

Kill Blue
Tadatoshi Fujimaki

Mm Kill Blue Tadatoshi Fujimaki

Thanks to all your support, I’ve been able to make it a full year! I’ll do my best to make it to a second anniversary!

Psych House
Omusuke Kobayashi

Mm Psych House Kobayashi

Thank you for the fan mail! I’m too busy to reply, but I am receiving them!

Takamasa Moue

Mm Akanebanashi Moue

Every time I watch a Real Madrid game, I wish I could control the ball like Camavinga.

Blue Box
Kouji Miura

Bluebox Miura

I went to the anime voice recording during Golden Week. Only six months until the anime airs. I can’t wait! Ueda-san’s voice is so beautiful!

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

My Hero Kohei Horikoshi V2

I showed off my Pokémon GO superiority to my friend’s four-year-old son. He got a good look at my 45 million Stardust.

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

Yozakura Gondaira V2

I like anthropomorphic characters, but whenever I see Boromir and Théoden, I think that humans are the best.

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki

Sakamotodays Suzuki

The game at the Tokyo Dome was so good. All the players were amazing. I hope to watch it live someday.

Kyokuto Necromance
Fusai Naba

Mm Kyokuto Necromance Naba

The soba noodles I ate with Miyazaki Sensei were so good. That’s all I talk about.

Astro Royale
Ken Wakui

Mm Negaino Astro Wakui

I’m hooked on the food at Torikizoku. I like the heart dish, and the meat-stuffed peppers are godly.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

Ju Jutsu Kaisen

What do you think of the fact that this is the third time Todo is using jujutsu on this day but he has his arm wrapped?

Kenta Shinohara

Witch Watch Shinohara

I’m currently suffering from the longest cold of my life. I can’t get the swelling in my throat to go down. I hate losing time to sickness.

Super Psychic Policeman Chojo
Shun Numa

Mm Chojo Senpai Shun Numa

I’m losing the editor I’ve had from before I even made my debut. Thank you for these ten-plus years, Murakoshi-san.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

Undeadunluck Tozuka

I plan to build a deck when Undead Unluck comes to Union Arena! I better learn how to play.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki

Roboko Miyazaki

I was invited to participate in the Akatsuka Award judging! I was so lucky to get to meet so many manga creators that I admire!

Nue’s Exorcist
Kota Kawae

Nues Exorcist Kawae

Sorry that I missed the proper moment, but volume 4 is now on sale in Japan! Thank you!

Takeru Hokazono

Mm Kagurabachi Takeru Hokazono

I went to the movies for the first time in forever. I was nervous. Oppenheimer was great!

Green Green Greens
Kento Terasaka

Mm Greengreengreens Kentateresaka

I got a new DAC and can’t believe the difference even with the same earphones.

Dear Anemone
Rin Matsui

Mm Dear Anemone Rin Matsui

I went out for karaoke and yakiniku. Felt like I hadn’t left the house in months.