Mangaka Musings 09/18/2020

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

By Jeric Llanes September 18, 2020

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Chainsaw Man
Tatsuki Fujimoto

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The end of summer means a lot of dead bugs, so I recommend looking at the ground.

Our Blood Oath
Kazu Kakazu

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A big thank-you to everyone who sent me letters about my one-shot. They really motivated me.

Dr. STONE
Riichiro Inagaki

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The spelling of “Stanly” was slightly off—it’ll be “Stanley” in the graphic novels. Sorry.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

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Editor change! Let’s go to the movies again, Yoritomi! Welcome to the team, Taguchi!

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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These toilet paper rolls with five times the paper are a lifesaver!

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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I often bump my small toe on stuff. My assistants say they never bump their toes. What a bunch of liars!

Phantom Seer
Togo Goto

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While working on my storyboards, my pet Java sparrow often bites my hand. So cute. So painful.

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

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Got some shine muscats from Mr. W. What a great start to the fall. I’m gonna eat them and do my best!

Koukousei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama

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Next to my high school was this amazing and cheap Indian chicken curry shop.

We Never Learn
Taishi Tsutsui

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The frozen garlic fried rice from Osaka Ohsho is so good I can’t stop eating it.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki

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One of my old one-shots is in Don’t Trust Ging Nang Boyz! So glad I created it!

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto

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I am Otokojuku headmaster Heihachi Edajima!!!!!!!

Ayakashi Triangle
Kentaro Yabuki

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I work pretty far ahead on my pages, so by the time a chapter is turned in and printed I feel nostalgic about it.

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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When I’m in the mood for sad music, Chihiro Onitsuka is at the top of the list. But I can’t help thinking about flat chests and male anatomy that’s too big.

Hard-Boiled Cop and Dolphin
Ryuhei Tamura

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The marlin being the fastest isn’t definitive, but it sounds cool!

Magu-chan: God of Destruction
Kei Kamiki 

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My favorite Animal Crossing animals are Mikacchi (Felicity) and Gacha (Ribbot). I’m starting to forget what they look like.

Agravity Boys
Atsushi Nakamura

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I only survived the summer thanks to the food delivered by my family and my editor. It’s still hot though!

Moriking
Tomohiro Hasegawa

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I only seem to write about the food I recently ate from 7-Eleven… The cold pork noodles were delish!