Mangaka Musings 06/14/2020

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

By Jeric Llanes June 14, 2020

Ayakashi Triangle
Kentaro Yabuki


I’m back in Jump with a series for the first time in 11 years! My goal is to create something that will cheer readers up!

The Promised Neverland
Posuka Demizu

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Thank you for an amazing four years! I experienced so many dreams. I’m sleeping all day tomorrow.

The Promised Neverland
Kaiu Shirai

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Thanks so much for these four years! Please look forward to the movie and other projects!

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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Volume 2 is now out in Japan! The cover features Gina and Undead Unluck. There’s also extras! Check it out!

Chainsaw Man
Tatsuki Fujimoto

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The new Afro Tanaka volume is great. Amazing how the story keeps evolving while staying so good.

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

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Congratulations to you, Shirai and Posuka. I always enjoyed seeing your “true forms” at the New Year’s parties.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

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But I told you to never end it!! Congratulations, Demizu Sensei, Shirai Sensei!

Tomohiro Hasegawa

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It’s been a year and a half, and I’m too embarrassed to admit that my toughest opponents are Dedede and Simon/Richter.

Riichiro Inagaki

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Online meetings are really convenient because you can have them while sharing the screen of your digital work.

Bone Collection
Jun Kirarazaka

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When I’m working and snacking on nuts without looking, sometimes I eat my eraser.

Haruichi Furudate

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Shirai Sensei, Demizu Sensei, congratulations on the conclusion of your series! Eat something delicious!

Time Paradox Ghostwriter
Tsunehiro Date

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Shirai and Demizu, congratulations on four years of amazing manga! Let’s talk about manga again someday!

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto

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My graphic novel is out. Thank you to everyone who helped me. Please check it out.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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Miura Sensei, Shirai Sensei, Demizu Sensei, congratulations! I can’t go on any further!

Agravity Boys
Atsushi Nakamura

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I found some chocolate mint ice cream that I couldn’t finish two years ago in my freezer.

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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I really like those characters like Futaro and Jintaro who are clearly villains, but you can’t help but see their sadness in their face and posture.

Mitama Security: Spirit Busters
Tsurun Hatomune

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Lately I’m addicted to watching Cambria Kyuden on TV Tokyo. Adults who take their work seriously are so cool.

Shiro Usazaki

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ACT-AGE is getting a stage play! I can’t wait! Sorry for not mentioning it a few weeks ago!

Guardian of the Witch
Asahi Sakano


I started doing aerobic exercises when I have free time, and it feels great. What an awesome workout!

We Never Learn
Taishi Tsutsui


Shirai Sensei, Demizu Sensei, congratulations on The Promised Neverland. I’m deeply moved.