Mangaka Musings 07/19/2020

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

By Jeric Llanes July 19, 2020

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One Piece
Eiichiro Oda
 

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The Line Creators Collaboration event! Can’t wait to see what everyone came up with on July 22!

Haikyu!!
Haruichi Furudate
 

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I was so lucky to get to share the magazine with so many beasts of the industry! See ya!

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto
 

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Tsuntok tan tan tan! Tan tan tan tan tan!!! Tatan!!!!

Dr. STONE
Boichi
 

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I shall celebrate all the amazing series that are concluding and protect the seats of all the manga creators until they make their return.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi
 

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I was glad I was able to do battle in Jump with Furudate-san. Congratulations on the conclusion of Haikyu!!

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami
 

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Congratulations, Furudate Sensei! Shiratorizawa Ba-bam bam bam!

Ayakashi Triangle
Kentaro Yabuki
 

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Being in Jump for Kochikame’s return was my goal. And congratulations, Furudate Sensei!

Chainsaw Man
Tatsuki Fujimoto
 

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Masahiko Ueno Sensei’s Shitai ga Kataru was really good. Highly recommended.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki
 

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I totally forgot to draw the lines on the faces of the Robocos in the stands for the title page. What are those lines?

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka
 

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I’m only here because of an award I received with Furudate Sensei as a judge. Thank you so much.

Hard-Boiled Cop and Dolphin
Ryuhei Tamura
 

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I’m doing everything remotely and my pages fly from Hokkaido in the north to Kagoshima in the south. Feels weird.

Mitama Security: Spirit Busters
Tsurun Hatomune
 

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I’ve doing my rough drafts at Komeda Coffee so much that it feels like that’s my studio.

Magu-chan: God of Destruction
Kei Kamiki 

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My favorite weapon and gear in Splatoon 2 are the Ballpoint Splatling Nouveau and the Chili-Pepper Ski Jacket.

Black Clover
Yuki Tabata
 

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I was blown away every week! Furudate-san, thank you so much for Haikyu!!

We Never Learn
Taishi Tsutsui
 

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Thank you so much for all the emotions, Furudate Sensei! Congratulations!

ACT-AGE
Tatsuya Matsuki
 

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My bicycle is making a strange noise that no bike shop can identify.

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira
 

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Chatting with my assistants, the more cheerful I try to be, the more middle-aged-guy language I use.

Moriking
Tomohiro Hasegawa
 

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We held an arm-wrestling tournament at the studio. For some reason I was super confident. I finished last.

Time Paradox Ghostwriter
Kenji Ichima
 

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I often lose my phone in my room but I can locate it by shouting “Hey, Siri!”

Agravity Boys
Atsushi Nakamura

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Yay! The J-League is back! Yes!! Seriously, yes!! Next is games with fans in the stands!

Bone Collection
Jun Kirarazaka
 

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I got a leg muscle cramp in bed because I’m so out of shape. I struggled with tears in my eyes and then fell off the bed and hit my head.