Mangaka Musings 8/7/2022

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

By VIZ Media August 07, 2022

Twin Star Exorcists
Yoshiaki Sukeno

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Although I don’t have much free time, I’ve been having a lot of fun watching movies lately. They have so many things in them!

Show-ha Shoten!
Akinari Asakura

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All my shoes were wet from the consecutive rainy days, so I couldn’t go out for a couple of days.

Seraph of the End
Takaya Kagami

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It will be our tenth anniversary next month! Wow, wow! It’s all thanks to everyone! Thank you!

Blue Exorcist
Kazue Kato

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I’m taking next month off! See you soon!!!

World Trigger
Daisuke Ashihara

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Sorry for all the breaks lately. I’m done with my work for the book, so volume 25 should release in September in Japan.

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki

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My college friend made me some mini figurines! I’m so happy!!

Blue Box
Kouji Miura

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It’s summer, so I’ve been listening to ghost stories while I work. Hatsune Matsushima’s stories are great!

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda

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In order to play the Bikkurapon gacha at Kura Sushi, I ate about 40 plates. So fun! And painful.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi

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Only the dentist still treats me like a kid. They gave me so much painkiller.

Akane-banashi
Takamasa Moue

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Summer means different things to different people, but to me it’s all about learning about dinosaurs and soccer players.

Jujutsu Kaisen
Gege Akutami

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“You went from infinite to Mach—are you okay?” To all of you thinking that, I agree with you.

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

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While I was off, two friends teamed up to start a new series. Super Smartphone is super!

WITCH WATCH
Kenta Shinohara

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I watch a lot of Time Machine #3’s YouTube videos. The way he speaks is incredible.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki

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I’ve made it to chapter 100 thanks to all of you! I’m currently working on the storyboards for chapter 101. They’re not progressing at all!

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui

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I’m always confusing Shimotsuke and Kozuke. This week should have said Kozuke. Sorry.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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We’ve opened some quests on Twitter. All Union members can participate. I’ll be looking forward to seeing all the correct answers.

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Mapollo 3

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I started playing Genshin! It’s so fun! I’ve been hunting squirrels and lizards.

High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama

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It’s summer, so I’d like to buy gelatin and fruit and make a ton of desserts, but…

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto

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I get emotional each time I eat Yoshinoya’s negitama beef bowl. It’s so good!!!!!!!

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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Fukuoka’s Papio Ice Arena... Hongo-san is there, so I hope they can bring it back!

Super Smartphone
Kentaro Hidano

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It’s summer, so I’d like to watch a ton of videos about large bugs and dinosaurs. So cool!

Aliens Area
Fusai Naba

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I periodically get really into okara tofu. I also sense a bamboo shoot fad might be on the way.

Doron Dororon
Gen Oosuka

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I’ve been adding tofu to vinegar pork, oyakodon, and stuffed peppers. It’s delicious.

Earthchild
Hideo Shinkai

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I’m where I am today thanks to ten years of encouragement from the Flower Companyz song “Shinya Kousoku.” I hope I can go to Hibiya Open Air Concert Hall.