Mangaka Musings 6/5/2022

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

By VIZ Media June 05, 2022

Seraph of the End
Yamato Yamamoto

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Volume 27 is now on sale in Japan. Please check it out!

Twin Star Exorcist
Yoshiaki Sukeno

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I never know what to write for these author comments. The manga artists in weekly magazines have it so hard. They have to do this every week?!

Blue Exorcist
Kazue Kato

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I might catch a cold from the difference in mood between Karukaya and Blue Ex.

World Trigger
Daisuke Ashihara

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I wrote the bellyband comments for the Japanese release of the last volume of Magu-chan: God of Destruction, which is on sale today. Are you sure it was okay for me to write it?! Please check it out!

Show-ha Shoten!
Takeshi Obata

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I got stopped at the police station three days in a row. Be careful, as you are judged by your appearance.

Aliens Area
Fusai Naba

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What fate will Sharaku and Tatsumi meet?! I’ll do my best! Thank you for the support!

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

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The judging for the Tezuka Awards was in person for the first time in a long time. I wonder if we’ll slowly be able to get together.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

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My hair has grown so long I look like an endgame villain. Even though I’m probably the weakest in this city!

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki

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I finally saw the new Pocari Sweat commercial. It’s amazing that they aren’t using much CG!

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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I strained my neck, and it really hurts. The least painful position is to turn my neck to the bottom right, so I’ve been living posed like a sad Western painting.

Akane-banashi
Yuki Suenaga

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I was really amused by how shady the Mefilas alien was in Shin Ultraman.

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui

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As a history lover, my heart goes out to Old Kyiv. I pray for peace.

Super Smartphone
Kentaro Hidano

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I went to the movie theater for the first time in a while! The big screen and audio were great!

High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama

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Somebody hand made Gomez merch, and it’s supercute! I’m so happy!

WITCH WATCH Kenta Shinohara

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Miharu moving in, Minecraft, otaku, UroMira, umbrellas, denim, school festivals, stand-up comedy. In other words, volume 6 is on sale in Japan!

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto

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Hengoku no Schwester is really good!!!! It’s super heated!!!!

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Mapollo 3

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All my Solosis evolved into Duosion. They are twice the size, and it’s great!

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki

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One of my few mangaka friends, Fusai Naba Sensei, has started a new series! Read it!

Blue Box
Kouji Miura

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Yukimi Daifuku from Kikufuku are delicious… I want to eat Kikufuku too… I want to drink a Zunda Shake and eat gyutan and…

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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I watched Shin Ultraman! I love the Dismembering Halo, so it was so exciting! I want to see it again!

Earthchild
Hideo Shinkai

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I want to play Elden Ring, but I must defeat Genichiro Ashina. And I want to see Cloud.

Doron Dororon
Gen Oosuka

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The chocolate mint flavor of Garigari-kun is delicious. I want the Ultraman tumbler prize!

Protect Me, Shugomaru!
Daiki Ihara

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The past six months have been an agony and a struggle. I will be back. See you!