Mangaka Musings 05/30/2021

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

By Kodie Egenolf May 30, 2021

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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To my past self: The Tosa domain wasn’t in Kyushu, it was in Kochi. Choshu wasn’t in Kyushu, it was in Yamaguchi.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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I was happy to get to draw Gina for the first time in a while. And very happy with Anno getting third place. Thanks to everyone who voted!

Blue Box
Kouji Miura


With the rainy season coming, I bought a dehumidifier. Now my pages don’t get all moist. It’s great!

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda


I went to the Gyomu Super store of my dreams and bought the giant coffee jelly and scarfed it down!

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi


I was so happy to find someone I used to know online on Twitter. Toratsugumi comes out June 4!

Black Clover
Yuki Tabata

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I received presents for Nacht and Morgen, including a title to some land on the moon and matching necklaces. Thank you!

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui


The freeware game Elona that I used to be obsessed with has been revived as a mobile game. Can they re-create that dry atmosphere?

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki


I love traveling, so I’ve been watching a ton of travel videos on YouTube. I recommend Deruka.

Riichiro Inagaki


Doing location research is tough right now, but I’m using Zoom and Clubhouse to get it done. Hurray for modern technology!

Candy Flurry
Ippon Takegushi


They made a giant lollipop on the Jump Channel. I wanna eat it!

High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama


Taking naps feels great, but sometimes I get sleep paralysis. It’s scary for me because I live alone.

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto


Pringles! Just eating them makes life worth living! Yaaaaay!

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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I’m a bit late, but congratulations to Mao-chan on finishing the Thanks Tour. I liked Cello Suites.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki


Miura Sensei, I’m sorry and thank you! I get excited for every chapter.

Ayakashi Triangle
Kentaro Yabuki


Volume 4 comes out next week in Japan! And check out the drawing video featuring a conversation with Haruka Tomatsu.

Magu-chan: God of Destruction
Kei Kamiki


My favorite Sonic games are Sonic Adventure 2 and Sonic Colors. So cool.

Kenta Shinohara


There’s a bunch of stores near my house with delicious bento meals, and they’re saving me a lot lately.

Hard-Boiled Cop and Dolphin
Ryuhei Tamura


I have more fun drawing analog, but I’ve ended up going back to fully digital. It’s faster.

Nine Dragons’ Ball Parade
Ashibi Fukui


I had lost 7 kg since starting the serialization, but recently I gained 2 kg back.

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Kazusa Inaoka


I changed the panel style and my pen settings for this chapter. I suddenly wanted to change things, so I did!