Mangaka Musings 12/5/2021

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

By VIZ Media December 05, 2021

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi


Thank you for all the votes! Rody is a movie character. Amazing!

Doron Dororon
Gen Oosuka


Thank you for the comment, Tabata Sensei! Keep it up! I’ll do my best too!

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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Volume 9 is on sale in Japan! I got a recommendation from Kinoko Nasu Sensei on the belly band! Thank you so much!

Protect Me, Shugomaru!
Daiki Ihara


If I ever run out of things to write here, I’ll just put things I want people to say to me.

Magu-chan: God of Destruction
Kei Kamiki


Thank you for all the votes for the popularity poll. I’m thankful to everyone who participated!

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki


Vaundy’s new song “Odoriko” is so, so good! Please give it a listen!

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda


I want to go to the airport just for Pikmin. And also the movie theater, the zoo, and the beach!

Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui


I’m thankful for all the different kinds of beers I get to drink lately. When I die, please pour some IPA on my coffin.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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I’m still wearing sandals. I think I can go a little longer. I don’t want to wear socks.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki


It wasn’t fun at all, so I quit my diet. Now I’m just eating a ton of ramen and stuff!

Yuji Kaku


Chapter 1 had an error with the dates, so I’ll fix it in the graphic novels. How embarrassing.



Volume 24 will release in January in Japan. I hope everyone reads it.

Blue Box
Kouji Miura


I participated in an online horror event with friends. It was fun to scream a bunch.

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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Were there this many woolly aphids in Tokyo? They attack your face and clothes and then just disappear. A fleeting life.

Kenta Shinohara


If they ever did a morning TV drama series of Manga Michi, I would want to be involved. That’s how much I love the stories of Tokiwa-so.

Hajime Komoto


The fries at McDonald’s are delicious!!!!!!!!!! Best fries in the world!!!!!!!!!

High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama


I bought a Bluetooth earphone for talking, and now I can be on a long call and still do housework!

Mapollo 3


Getting Plusle and Minun was a super, major hike. That was rough!

Ayakashi Triangle
Kentaro Yabuki


We got a new shelter cat. He’s a sweetie who comes to the bed when we sleep. So cute!

Twin Star Exorcists
Yoshiaki Sukeno

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Will we be able to have a New Year’s party this year?

Show-ha Shoten!
Takeshi Obata

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The Tokyo Lion Hall is based on a real theater, but I changed the design to improve the composition and tempo of the manga.

World Trigger
Daisuke Ashihara

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Volume 24 should be on sale in Japan now. It has a cool-looking belly band on it that looks like the start of a murder case. Take a look!

Seraph of the End
Yamato Yamamoto

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I did a live drawing for an online event called Pop Asia Matsuri in France.