Mangaka Musings 10/3/21

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

By VIZ Media October 03, 2021

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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I’m so grateful that I get to do this work. I’ll keep going at my own pace.

Magu-chan: God of Destruction
Kei Kamiki


Seeing my assistants get healthier every day makes me a bit jealous and nervous, and I end up stuffing myself with sugar.

Dandadan One-Shot! (Web-Only)
Yukinobu Tatsu

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Dandadan is serialized on Jump+ in Japanese! Please check it out!

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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Andy, tell me. How many more black bars do I need to use? Clothy won’t tell me anything.

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda


I can’t forget the taste of the endomame crackers I had at a certain shop, so I’ve been eating a ton of endomame snacks.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi


I used vinegar all over my bathroom and vanquished years of filth. It felt so good.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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I like the seedless grapes with the skin you don’t eat. The ones from Yamanashi seem really good.

Blue Box
Kouji Miura


I like the jokes in Ariyoshi no Kabe, but I also look forward to seeing the cute outfits the two main stars wear every episode.

Mapollo 3


To those who sent me fan mail, thank you so much! It made me so happy!

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki


Volume 5 is releasing in Japan on 10/4! And thank you so much, KenKoba Sensei!

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui


The sound of my blood pulsing through my body has always been really loud. I hear the twitch twitch pulse of my neck and a zoosh zoosh sound as I lay down with my head on the pillow.

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki


I got a pretty bad headache as a side effect from the vaccine. To everyone who’s going to be getting one soon, take care.

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto


Things that are bad for you are so tasty! But it’s bad that it’s bad for you!!!!!

High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama


Momoken vs. Makki in Puyo Puyo Saikyo League season 3 was fire!

Ayakashi Triangle
Kentaro Yabuki


AyaTri volume 6 is now on sale in Japan! Don’t miss the chance to win a special Suzu dakimakura pillowcase!

Kenta Shinohara


I had my yearly physical exam. I get the feeling that there will be new discoveries this year! ☆

The Hunters Guild: Red Hood
Yuki Kawaguchi


I want to see Dune as soon as possible! I want to watch it on IMAX! Help!!!

Neru: Way of the Martial Artist
Minya Hiraga


I think the geta sandals I’ve been wearing since high school are so worn down that they’re slanted. I’ve lost two centimeters!

Seraph of the End
Daisuke Furuya

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My bitter melon plant produced so much that I've had to learn a bunch of new recipes.

Twin Star Exorcist
Yoshiaki Sukeno

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I'm planning the final arc to have 3 parts. Next month is the end of Part 1.