Mangaka Musings 12/19/2021

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

By VIZ Media December 19, 2021

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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Reggie said earlier that he was in Colony No. 2, but I think he meant No. 1.



Space, space… Truly a place of dreams. For science kids, it’s space. For manga kids, it’s Jump.

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki


This ghost hunter YouTuber named Yama Q is seriously good! Check him out if you’re interested!

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda


The Bachelor has started, but I’ve been too busy to watch! Don’t spoil it. Please!!

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi


I’m so happy with how fun my drawing tablet is. I want to keep messing around with it forever. I’ll still be drawing when I’m an old man.

Blue Box
Kouji Miura


What a precious year this has been. Thank you to everyone. I wish everyone a great 2022!!

Kenta Shinohara


The Sket Dance anime Blu-ray set goes on sale this month on the 24th in Japan. It’s got all the episodes plus extras!

Yuji Kaku


I went to the Zenkaiger show at Tokyo Dome. It was fun!

High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama


My shut-in level is reaching ridiculous heights, so I should probably go outside at some point.

Doron Dororon
Gen Oosuka


I like to eat sweet stuff while I work. My mom sent me a bunch of candied sweet potatoes.

Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui


I want some Vantablack ink. Then I could draw holes on walls and in the air!

Protect Me, Shugomaru!
Daiki Ihara


What exactly is this process in processed cheese?

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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Everyone had been doing so great in the Grand Prix of Figure Skating, especially Dai-chan and Wakaba!

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki


I was invited to the Oza title presentation for shogi player Nagase Oza! I even got a picture with him!!

Hajime Komoto


Congratulations on another year completed! I’m thankful I can sleep with a roof over my head! See you next year, and may it be a great one!

Ayakashi Triangle
Kentaro Yabuki


Yay to the anime! And the manga will be getting even crazier, so I hope you continue supporting it!

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

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Felissimo products are so cute. The cushion with the white birds on it is adorable.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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Thank you for a great Jump Festa! Changing my facial expressions so much while in a bowing position caused me to hurt my back. It was fun!

Mapollo 3


Walking around with my Ursaring makes me feel like I’m running from a bear. How fun!

Magu-chan: God of Destruction
Kei Kamiki


The year is drawing to a close once again. I hope I win that new Switch model in the raffle! A happy New Year to everyone!