Mangaka Musings 09/08/19

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

By Jeric Llanes September 08, 2019


Haruichi Furudate

Haikyuu Furudate V2

Sometimes I receive beautiful flowers as a gift… I put them in my house, but they just die. Then I’m filled with guilt…

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Koyoharu Gotouge

Demon Slayer V2

Mistaking it for my earphones, I accidentally shoved the tip of my charging cord into my ear and drew blood.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

My Hero Kohei Horikoshi V2

I found out I can’t use lyrics to a certain Christmas song, so I changed it to “La la la.”


Dr Stone Boichi

I’m watching the anime and slightly changing my art. Please check out the anime!

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

Yozakura Gondaira

I didn’t notice the mosquitoes in my room because of my earplugs and ended up being bitten all over.

The Promised Neverland
Posuka Demizu

Promised Neverland Posuka V2

This summer I became able to eat matcha-flavored stuff! Next year I’ll conquer mint chocolate!

Mitama Security: Spirit Busters
Tsurun Hatomune

Mitama Security Hatomune

I was in the basketball club from grade school through college. My first-ever printed manga was about a streaker!

We Never Learn
Taishi Tsutsui


Thank you so much to my editor, who watched over my daughter during the serialization ceremony when she was running around!!

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

Black Clover Tabata V2

I received so many kind words and gifts of fruit for the birth of my child! I’m so grateful! My home is full of joy!

Tatsuya Matsuki

Actage Matsui

My friend I hadn’t seen in a few years went through a lot of ups and downs and then became a comedian. So free and wonderful!

Chainsaw Man
Tatsuki Fujimoto

Chainsaw Author22 V2

I’ve been up all night drinking coffee lately. I want to eat sweet things!

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

Gege Akutami Image1

I’m so sorry for changing the meaning of “Reverse Cursed Technique” and “Cursed Technique Reversal.”

Yui Kamio Lets Loose
Hiroshi Shiibashi

Yui Kamio Lets Loose Shiibashi V2

I was on a family road trip from Osaka to Tokyo and spent a night in Gifu. I was in the passenger seat though!

Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru
Akira Okubo

Samurai8 Okubo2

I want to watch Dragon Quest, Lion King and Toy Story 4! I love CGI animated movies!

Beast Children
Kento Terasaka

Beast Children Teresaka

I watch the Golf Channel and do visualization training in my mind, but then I go to the range and can’t hit the ball well at all. Golf is hard.

Tokyo Shinobi Squad
Yuki Tanaka

Tokyo Shinobi Squad Tanaka

I’ve been obsessed with tapioca tea lately. Whenever I see a shop in town, I have to buy one.

Double Taisei
Kentaro Fukuda

Double Taisei Fukuda

Volume 1 is out in Japan! I drew the cover with acrylic gouache. It was so fun!