Mangaka Musings 08/20/2023

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

By VIZ Media August 20, 2023

Blue Box
Kouji Miura


When I have color pages, I eat whatever I want while working. I’m gonna gain weight.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki


The collaboration between Aisekishokudo and Detarame Bento cracked me up so much! Rakka rai ho ho!!!

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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I’m using the Pokémon Sleep app. Sleep is so important. I hope I learn a lot.

Kenta Shinohara


Jackie vs. Benny Urquidez in Wheels on Meals is an awesome fight that I have to watch often.

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda


I went to one of my favorite places, Kenko Land, for the first time in a while. They have it all. So fun!

Kill Blue
Tadatoshi Fujimaki


I ordered from Hanamaru Udon, but my hand slipped and I dropped the tempura flakes. Despair!

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki


I’m watching YouTube on my TV while watching YouTube Shorts on my phone.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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The Past arc in the anime was awesome, so check it out if you haven’t already.

Yuki Suenaga


Thanks to my wife’s special education, my son stops crying when he hears Snowman.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi


It should be a requirement that manga artists are shown how much fun and joy the young boys and girls are having at the Jump Victory Carnival.

Martial Master Asumi

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I was teaching my daughter how to ride a bike when we got soaked by a sudden downpour. Well, that was fun too.

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

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Goodbye to my happy hell! To everyone who helped me and the fans, thank you so much!

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui


I’m fine with just randomly seeing someone driving a super car on the street. I appreciate getting suddenly excited every now and then.

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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I’m an idiot who takes a sleep supplement so big that it gets stuck in my throat and then I can’t sleep.

Nue’s Exorcist
Kota Kawae


I take natto and chopped-up iburigakko, put some sesame oil on it, and then wrap it with some Korean seaweed.

Cipher Academy


We were able to get to 100 ciphers thanks to all of you. Thank you!!!

Tenmaku Cinema
Yuto Tsukuda

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Passion for Punchlines was amazing! I had it playing in the background all week to get me hyped up.

Ice-Head Gill
Ikuo Hachiya


I asked my friend to help me out as an assistant, and it turns out they know my current assistant. What a small industry!

Fabricant 100
Daisuke Enoshima


I realized I have a window facing the Sumida River, so I went over to open it and watch the fireworks. But the view was blocked by an apartment building.

Do Retry
Jun Kirarazaka

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When I was young I used a cicada’s shaking to see how fast it could press a button on a video game controller. I easily beat Takahashi Mejin’s record.

The Ichinose Family’s Deadly Sins


It’s the season when ice cream is delicious! Please enjoy chapter 37!