Mangaka Musings 06/06/2021

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

By Kodie Egenolf June 06, 2021

Seraph of the End
Yamato Yamamoto

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Volume 24 is out now in Japan. Please take a look!

World Trigger
Daisuke Ashihara

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Sorry I haven’t had a chance to say so yet, but thank you for watching the second season of the anime! Please look forward to the third season too!

Twin Star Exorcist
Yoshiaki Sukeno

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I want to go to Tokyo for fun… I wanted to go…

Blue Exorcist
Kazue Kato

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I recently started paying for YouTube, and now I’m finally starting to understand what’s so interesting about it. It’s fun!

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

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Hasegawa Sensei came to visit my studio and drew me Two from Spring Weapon. What a wonderful person.

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto


When you’re on a diet, the sweets you eat from time to time are suddenly six times more delicious. It’s great!

Ayakashi Triangle
Kentaro Yabuki


Anyone who understood the reference with the transfer machine Reo brought out is probably the same generation as me.



There must be so many people who have lost what is precious to them. All I can do is draw manga and offer my support.

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda


By the time this issue is out, I should have a ton of shiny Gibles thanks to the Community Day!

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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I won’t submit rough drafts for the final version again, so important people of the country, please don’t say studying is worthless.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi


Lately I’ve been finding time here and there to work on my sketching. I’d like to be more free with my art.

Candy Flurry
Santa Mitarashi


I’ve been surviving with the three-colored dango, but it’s about time to get a mitarashi dango emoji!

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki


I want to go to a beach barbecue and eat a ton of clams and oysters. And then I’d go to a hot spring on the way home.

Blue Box
Kouji Miura


I’m really bad at the quiz at the chiropractor’s office about how much needs to be done to change the body… 

High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama


I didn’t even used to like kokuto brown sugar, but now it’s my favorite. So good in coffee.

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui


I can’t really tell the difference between when it’s a state of emergency or not since I rarely leave the house except for late-night convenience store runs.

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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Volume 1 of Boku Yori Medatsu na Ryugakusei by Yuzuriha Sensei, who was so kind to me, is now on sale in Japan!

Magu-chan: God of Destruction
Kei Kamiki


The crossover with Resident Evil in Dead by Daylight looks great, and I can’t wait. Though I’m too scared to play it myself.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki


It’s the season for shorts. I hope to only wear shorts for a little while.

Kenta Shinohara


Witch Watch volume 1 is now on sale in Japan. I drew a bunch of extras, so please check it out.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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My hair was a pain in the butt, so I was shaving it all off with clippers when the battery ran out right while I was in the middle of doing it. Not good!

Hard-Boiled Cop and Dolphin
Ryuhei Tamura


I’m working on the graphic novel version, and there’s so many things to fix that I want to sock my past self.

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Kazusa Inaoka


I love hearing the insects at night in summer, but you can’t hear much in Tokyo.

Nine Dragons’ Ball Parade
Mikiyasu Kamada


I’m trying to diet, but every time I go to the supermarket, pizza is half off. This is some kind of conspiracy, isn’t it?