Mangaka Musings 10/2/2022

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

By VIZ Media October 02, 2022

Blue Box
Kouji Miura


They changed up the Japanese logo for the color page. So fancy!

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi


I was grilling some Pacific saury, and the kettle I had on the burner melted. I’ll be more careful next time.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki


It’s starting to be a little too cold to wear shorts. Which means the fishing season is over…

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki


I want to go to a farm and pet guinea pigs and goats and stuff. I also want to eat soft serve ice cream.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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They’re gonna do a sequel to Constantine! Will Tilda Swinton’s Gabriel be in it?

Ginka & Glüna
Shinpei Watanabe


When I’m eating chicken with a bone in it, there’s a moment when the chicken becomes a bird. I’m not good with that.

Yuki Suenaga


I saw Bullet Train. I laughed a ton, in a good way. Brad Pitt is the best!

Kenta Shinohara


My toenail is going sideways and bending down. I’m constantly in a race to cut it before it becomes ingrown.

Tokyo Demon Bride Story
Tadaichi Nakama


I imagine the light from the Changing Spirit Phantom Sword to be like the Uryen from Forbidden Siren 2.

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

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You go outside and it’s cool… My favorite season, fall, is upon us! And my mom sent us grapes!!

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui


My ingrown nail is getting worse and worse. I think I might need to finally get it treated.

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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Malinin is spinning and jumping like crazy! And his jump routines are insane! Amazing!

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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My close friend of ten years has started a series on Jump+ called Chieri no Koi wa 8 Meters. Please check it out!

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto


RAAAAAAAAAA!!! Just keep working hard a little longer!!!!!

Mapollo 3


The sukiyaki beef bowl was really good. I also like the mapo tofu beef bowl.

Super Smartphone
Hiroki Tomisawa


[This author comment was a complicated Japanese language puzzle.]

Aliens Area
Fusai Naba


A typhoon and my deadline on the same day. My electricity went out, and I was seriously terrified. Thank you for electricity.

High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama


I lost my scissors, so I bought another pair. Then I found two pairs while I was cleaning the house!