Mangaka Musings 12/18/2022

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

By VIZ Media December 18, 2022

Takamasa Moue


The Japanese team was only one step away… I’m so looking forward to four years from now!

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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I finally got the Crocodile Dentist game. My terrified family and I played it while we laughed our butts off.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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Hanae-san! Nomura-san! Thank you so much for taking care of Shen and Void! I can’t wait!

Blue Box
Kouji Miura


Congratulations to the World Cup Japanese national team! You were so amazing!

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki


The pork saute lunch set at FamilyMart is too good! I’ve never had such a good pork saute!

The Ichinose Family’s Deadly Sins


Wasn’t the World Cup great?! Please enjoy chapter 6.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki


I went to the Yoshihiro Togashi exhibit! It was too good! Everyone should definitely try to go!

Ichigoki’s Under Control!!
Seiji Hayashi


I’ve never been to Aomori Prefecture. I want to eat Ooma tuna while participating in the Nebuta festival.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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I was just supposed to have it playing in the background during work, but I ended up watching every second of Japan’s match. Yellow card!

Fabricant 100
Daisuke Enoshima


This is my first weekly serialization, and I’ve gained so much respect for the authors of my favorite series for creating them in this time frame.

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui


It was an art mistake that Imagawa was holding Menou (Agate) in the flashback scene. You can’t relax with any scene when it comes to 3D.

Cipher Academy
Yuji Iwasaki


I’m going to take photos of the famous racehorse Oju Chosan over the weekend! Now that I think about it, horse racing newspapers are basically puzzles.

Kenta Shinohara


When I make the art mistake of forgetting to have the student council president’s right hand touching his hat, I feel a weird sense of defeat.

High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama


I washed my bath for the first time in a while, and now my back hurts. So I bundled up and went to bed.

Hunter x Hunter
Yoshihiro Togashi


Staff member Tanehana, here. When thinking up what is actually on that paper, it made us feel ill, and—

Mapollo 3


I love oden! That one ingredient that I don’t know the name of is so good!

Ginka & Glüna
Shinpei Watanabe


I had a box full of tangerines, and there was one at the bottom that was moldy. I’m sorry I didn’t notice you…

Tokyo Demon Bride Story
Tadaichi Nakama


I’ve been listening to Teppei Arita’s martial arts talk 11 hours a day.

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto


Everyone around me is getting married, and I think it’s great. Find happiness!