Mangaka Musings 06/02/2024

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

By VIZ Media June 02, 2024

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki

Sakamotodays Suzuki

The foreign Yujiro Hanma cosplayer that I sometimes see in YouTube shorts looks way too accurate.

Super Psychic Policeman Chojo
Shun Numa

Mm Chojo Senpai Shun Numa

See Chojo’s commentary on Liu Shan and Sun Quan only in volume 1, on sale 6/4 in Japan.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

Undeadunluck Tozuka

I had to take a week off! Thank you so much! I feel my age in how long it takes me to recover…

Takamasa Moue

Mm Akanebanashi Moue

It’s almost time for the Champions League finals! Do I root for Reus or Toni Kroos? I can’t decide!

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

One Piece Eiichirooda

Do you know of the deliciousness of sablefish? Last week I ate it pickled overnight in white miso five days in a row.

Blue Box
Kouji Miura

Bluebox Miura

I moved my futon to the living room, and while it was exciting because it felt different, I had a terrible nightmare.

Astro Royale
Ken Wakui

Mm Negaino Astro Wakui

Astro is all about the shape of wishes and feelings. I want to express wishes that bring happiness, sadness, and more.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

My Hero Kohei Horikoshi V2

Usually, endings should be quick, but this isn’t the kind of manga that can just end after defeating the villain. So it’ll go on a little longer. Now back to the title.

Psych House
Omusuke Kobayashi

Mm Psych House Kobayashi

Moa just appeared, and I’ve already drawn almost 200 of her. Naruto was probably even more amazing.

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

Yozakura Gondaira V2

I can’t stop coughing, so I’m eating a ton of honey. I’ll be turning into Winnie-the-Pooh soon. The honeycomb is delicious.

Kyokuto Necromance
Fusai Naba

Mm Kyokuto Necromance Naba

T-shirt weather is enough to make me happy. I get even more happy if I can go out in shorts.

Kenta Shinohara

Witch Watch Shinohara

Uniqlo’s self-checkout can add up everything in your basket instantly. I was so impressed how quick it was!

Kill Blue
Tadatoshi Fujimaki

Mm Kill Blue Tadatoshi Fujimaki

Miura Sensei was talking about doing plank exercises previously, and I was thinking how great that was. I’ll do it too.

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui

Mm Tes Matsui

I started Beyblade at this old age. I’m not part of the Beyblade generation, but it’s really fun!

Takeru Hokazono

Mm Kagurabachi Takeru Hokazono

I went to a friend’s wedding. After coming home, I had to immediately switch to vengeance story mode and start working.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki

Roboko Miyazaki

Keiryu fishing is fun, but it can be dangerous. Go with your parents if you want to try it!!

Nue’s Exorcist
Kota Kawae

Nues Exorcist Kawae

I’m late to the party, but I experienced the greatness of MegRhythm products. I’m keeping them in the house.

Green Green GreensKento Terasaka

Mm Greengreengreens Kentateresaka

It’s getting warm and perfect for golf. I’ve been thinking lately that I want to go play around before the rainy season comes.

Dear Anemone
Rin Matsui

Mm Dear Anemone Rin Matsui

The Manga Beginning Intro Quiz is so fun. I’m learning so much about attention grabbers too.

Blue Exorcist
Kazue Kato

Blue Exorcist

Please check out vol. 31 coming out in Japan and the ghost story event!!!

Yuto Sano

Mm Gokurakugai Sano

Thanks to all the readers, for the first time in my life, I’ve been able to do the cover for a magazine. Thank you!!

Seraph of the End
Takaya Kagami

Seraph Takaya

I was very surprised to get food poisoning from a karaage set meal. Make sure you’re careful.

Twin Star Exorcists
Yoshiaki Sukeno

Twin Stars Sukeno

Twin Star Exorcists has only three chapters left.

Show-ha Shoten!
Akinari Asakura

Akinari Asakura Mm

I was tired, but I thought it might help if I went to the gym. I got sick. Being healthy is hard.