Mangaka Musings 10/25/2020

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

By Jeric Llanes October 25, 2020

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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Don’t tell anyone that I never finished the Super Famicon version of Tokimeki Memorial.

Chainsaw Man
Tatsuki Fujimoto

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It was my birthday! Thanks for the gift, Rin-san!

Ayakashi Triangle
Kentaro Yabuki


AyaTri volume 1 (the original Japanese release) is being reprinted thanks to all of your support!! I’m now working hard on volume 2!


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People must live on and fondly remember the people they have been separated from.

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

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I want the whole world to hear this. The truth is that there’s no better match than a sandwich and potato chips.

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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I’m super into Moomin again and wasting a lot of money online. I really wanna go to Scandinavia!

Black Clover
Yuki Tabata

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My editor brought us some pudding from the Bondy curry shop. It’s super delicious!

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto

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The hair around where I got stitches on my knee is growing in thicker. Now the hair on my left and right legs don’t match!

Our Blood Oath
Kazu Kakazu


The cool and comfortable days didn’t last long at all. It’s so cold I don’t want to leave my bed.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki


In reality, all the people in the editorial department are wonderful and their office is messier!

High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama


Sometimes I’m in my room all day without the light on and I don’t realize it’s night until I’m sitting in the dark.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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I’m receiving so many gifts from fans. Thank you so much!!

Phantom Seer
Kento Matsuura


An assistant and I were collecting Bikkuriman stickers. We’d battle it out every day to see who’d get the rare ones.

We Never Learn
Taishi Tsutsui


I got an Apple Watch for my birthday. I highly recommend it for improving your life! Thank you so much to my wife!

Magu-chan: God of Destruction
Kei Kamiki


My favorite hunter in Identity V is Joseph. I like characters with delaying skills. Just like The Pig in Dead by Daylight.

Agravity Boys
Atsushi Nakamura

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Thanks to chapter 36, I received a copy of the newest release of Powerful Pro Baseball from Konami. I’m so incredibly grateful!!

Hard-Boiled Cop and Dolphin
Ryuhei Tamura


I got so excited when I heard they are doing e-sports competitions for Virtua Fighter. Maybe a new one will come out…

Tomohiro Hasegawa

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I can’t get a single online win with my Steve. But just moving him around is fun on its own.