Mangaka Musings 10/16/2022

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

By VIZ Media October 16, 2022

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki


We changed up the furniture in the studio. Things just got moved around, but it feels kinda fresh.

Yuki Suenaga


I enjoyed the show Ima Koko ni Aru Kiki to Boku no Kokando ni Tsuite, so I’m looking foward to Elpis.

Kenta Shinohara


I’m still going at my own pace for my third series, but it makes me happy when the reprints come in little by little.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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Fukami-san and Asaura-san really have it together, and I’m just a mess. Sorry.

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda


Kohei Tanaka’s 40th anniversary concert was wonderful! Thank you for all the support over the years!

Blue Box
Kouji Miura


Thanks for all the requests for chapter title page illustrations! It’s fun getting to know what everyone’s interests are.

Ginka & Glüna
Shinpei Watanabe


Tatami Time Machine Blues is so good. I could watch those characters forever.

Tokyo Demon Bride Story
Tadaichi Nakama


I love Yujiro Kudo’s "Go Go Sakanatsurii" song, and I become emotional every time I hear it.

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto


My wisdom tooth removal led to dry socket symptoms. Owwww!!!

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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The Witch from Mercury is great. I’m hyped to have something new to look forward to each week. I might need to buy some Gundam models.

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui


I’m on a minor diet. I’m cutting down what I eat a little bit and staying hungry a little longer.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki


Congratulations to Nagase Oza on the title defense! Four straight! And just one season more for the Eisei title!

Mapollo 3


Tower Control in Splatoon 3 is so fun! And so is Clam Blitz!

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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Put a mountain of marmalade on toasted bread and chomp down on it to feel like Paddington.

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

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My daughter caught a bad cold and needed to be hospitalized for a week. Her dad is full of worry and loneliness.

Aliens Area
Fusai Naba


Based on my graphic novel comments and other behavior, I heard that it’s being speculated that I am old. Well, well.

High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama


Sometimes I get an intense urge to eat the garlic-tomato spaghetti from Capricciosa.

Super Smartphone
Hiroki Tomisawa


Sorry for the rush. Thank you to everyone who read the series!