Mangaka Musings 06/16/2024

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

By VIZ Media June 16, 2024

Yokai Buster Murakami
Daiki Ihara

Mm Yokai Buster Daiki Ihara

I told Murakami that he went too far. Thanks for the support!

Takamasa Moue

Mm Akanebanashi Moue

Seeing Matsui Sensei talk about Beyblade in the author comments made me happy since I’m from that generation.

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

Yozakura Gondaira V2

I’m part of the generation that was so affected by Sherman brothers and Alan Menken music that my body shakes when I hear it.

Nue’s Exorcist
Kota Kawae

Nues Exorcist Kawae

I only recently found out that the coleslaw salad at 7-Eleven is really delicious.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki

Roboko Miyazaki

Sorry for spending three chapters on my hobby. There was so much I wanted to get across! It was so fun!

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

One Piece Eiichirooda

The Sekai no Owari concert was an amazing performance once again! They create such a warm atmosphere! I had so much fun!

Blue Box
Kouji Miura

Bluebox Miura

I did some powered paragliding, and it was amazing! The world is beautiful… I want to ride a helicopter next.

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki

Sakamotodays Suzuki

I want to go to Shakotan in Hokkaido to eat delicious uni. And squid too.

Astro Royale
Ken Wakui

Mm Negaino Astro Wakui

I went for my health checkup. Every year I have issues with my bad cholesterol being too high.

Kenta Shinohara

Witch Watch Shinohara

The strap on my wallet broke in the street, and I saw it fall apart. But right in front of me was a parts shop, and I got it fixed instantly. It was a miracle!

Psych House
Omusuke Kobayashi

Mm Psych House Kobayashi

Taking walks is my hobby. Walks in the countryside, walks in the city—both feel great!

Super Psychic Policeman Chojo
Shun Numa

Mm Chojo Senpai Shun Numa

I caught a throat cold again during the changing of seasons. My breathing has become very deep.

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui

Yusei Matsui

I have concluded that filing down your heels each time you take a bath is best. Makes sitting cross-legged more comfortable.

Takeru Hokazono

Mm Kagurabachi Takeru Hokazono

I had to stare closely at Nishiki in the studio for the first time in a while. It’s been about a year since I got that fish.

Kill Blue
Tadatoshi Fujimaki

Mm Kill Blue Tadatoshi Fujimaki

I haven’t driven my car for a year, so the battery died, and my insurance lapsed. What am I doing…?

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

Undeadunluck Tozuka

I watch Char’s Counterattack at least once a year. I can’t get over the scene where Char praises Bright.

Kyokuto Necromance
Fusai Naba

Mm Kyokuto Necromance Naba

My hair is getting really long. I hope I’ll have it trimmed by the time you’re reading this comment. The weeds in my yard are growing long too.

Dear Anemone
Rin Matsui

Mm Dear Anemone Rin Matsui

A half year of heavy work and reflection. I’ll do even better next time! Thank you for the support!