Mangaka Musings 06/02/19

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

By Jeric Llanes June 02, 2019


Tokyo Shinobi Squad
Yuki Tanaka

Tokyo Shinobi Squad Tanaka

Nice to meet you! This is my first serialization. I’m going to create a fun shonen manga. Thanks for the support!

Kento Matsuura

Tokyo Shinobi Squad Matsuura

Nice to meet you! I’m gonna go crazy on the pages with Jin and his gang! Thanks for the support!

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Koyoharu Gotouge

Demon Slayer V2

I found it so hilarious that my hiccups wouldn’t stop that I laughed a ton. That stopped them.

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

One Piece Eiichiro Oda P

The Aoharu Cup Noodles commercial is awesome! Thank you to everyone involved! Keep it up!

The Promised Neverland
Kaiu Shirai

Promised Neverland Kaiu Shirai V2

I’m back! I’m probably all better! I’m so sorry! Volume 14 is coming out in Japan! The parody manga is also being released at the same time. Check ’em out!

Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru
Masashi Kishimoto

Samurai8 Kishimoto2

With this serialization I’m just the writer, but the schedule is still tight! Weekly serialization is rough.

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

Black Clover Tabata V2

My life schedule is so messed up that I had my wife frying up karaage in the middle of the night. I felt guilty, but it was delicious!

Riichiro Inagaki

Dr Stone Inagaki2

I went to watch the anime voice-over recording. Everyone is amazing! Hearing the voices out loud makes even me cry.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

My Hero Kohei Horikoshi V2

A reader made me a handmade Slidin’ Go figure. I laughed out loud at the choice! So happy!

Beast Children
Kento Terasaka

Beast Children Teresaka

The joy of being able to eat sweet stuff every day. I love soufflé roll cakes! The ones that come with six pieces that are mostly cream.

We Never Learn
Taishi Tsutsui

We Never Learn

Zelda on Switch is super fun! But it’s such a big game that I don’t feel like I’ll ever finish it…

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami


I’ve been saying that Tsumiki’s hair is like a kuwagata beetle.

Double Taisei
Kentaro Fukuda

Double Taisei Fukuda

There was a mistake on one of the shogi terms in chapter 2. G-82 was supposed to be S-12+. I’m so sorry!

Haruichi Furudate

Haikyuu Furudate V2

Lately I’ve been enjoying drinking whisky and watching the Paranormal Activity movies.

Shiro Usazaki

Actage Shiro

Congratulations on your serialization, Matsuura-san! Let’s take care of our health and do our best!

Chainsaw Man
Tatsuki Fujimoto

Chainsaw Author22 V2

The baumkuchen cake from Nenrinya is really good. I want to eat a bunch!

Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma
Yuto Tsukuda

Food Wars Tsukuda V2

Oraaaaaa! I’m putting everything I have into creating these chapters!

Yui Kamio Lets Loose
Hiroshi Shiibashi

Yui Kamio Lets Loose Shiibashi V2

I’m not sure how things will go with the time difference, but I’m really looking forward to the FIFA U-20 World Cup!

The Last Saiyuki
Daijiro Nonoue

The Last Saiyuki V2

Why do bottles of cola taste so darn delicious?

Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign
Yamato Yamamoto

Seraph Yamamoto

Volume 19, which will contain up to this month’s chapter, comes out in Japan in September!

Blue Exorcist
Kazue Kato

Blue Exorcist

I’m writing this comment from Italy.