Mangaka Musings 07/12/2020

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

By Jeric Llanes July 12, 2020

Haruichi Furudate

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I hope a time comes soon when tournaments like the Olympics will be able to take place again!

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki


My dream of having my own character use eye beams and energy blasts has come true.

Riichiro Inagaki

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With the two science sides now, the science consultant is having to do double duty. I’m always so grateful!

Tomohiro Hasegawa

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A color page! So happy! Thank you very much! I’ll do my best!

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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I drew some art for the new Memumemu-chan volume. I regret not drawing a girl!

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto

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Six months until the new year! I’ll do my best to make the rest of the year as good as possible!

Chainsaw Man
Tatsuki Fujimoto

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If only I could get parfaits and crepes delivered. Nothing would be better!

Magu-chan: God of Destruction
Kei Kamiki


I’ve kind of always aspired to be able to say, “I don’t have anything to write for the author comments.” But now I’m already there.

Hard-Boiled Cop and Dolphin
Ryuhei Tamura


Thank you, Kirarazaka! We were working on the storyboards at the same time, so it’s great having both series in the magazine together!

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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I want some Nick merchandise, but this old guy doesn’t have the courage to go to Kiddy Land alone.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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I had watermelon with my assistants. It sure is nice eating things in season together.

Shiro Usazaki

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I like seeing photos of stuffed animals being washed. It brings me happiness.

Ayakashi Triangle
Kentaro Yabuki


For this series, I plan to introduce various types of relationship triangles that go beyond just romance.

We Never Learn
Taishi Tsutsui


The often-discussed Zoom drinking party can actually be relaxing and fun. But beware of drinking too much!

Black Clover
Yuki Tabata

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My senpai Matsumoto has a new series on Jump+. What kind of manga is Kaiju 8?! Check it out!

Time Paradox Ghostwriter
Tsunehiro Date

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I can’t play mahjong, but I got excited watching the M League. Congrats to the Pirates! I’ll be rooting for Raiden again next year.

Agravity Boys
Atsushi Nakamura

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We’re working on a T-shirt giveaway project! I’ll work hard to create the lamest design ever!

Bone Collection
Jun Kirarazaka

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I received carbonated water from a reader! Thank you so much! I’m gulping it down!

Mitama Security: Spirit Busters
Tsurun Hatomune

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My hair right now is basically the same as Whoopi Goldberg’s from Sister Act.