Mangaka Musings 9/19/2022

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

By VIZ Media September 19, 2022

One Piece
Eiichiro Oda


I went to a GReeeeN live show! They used my illustration so wonderfully that I was moved. They have so many good songs!

Ginka & Glüna
Shinpei Watanabe


Thank you to everyone who sent me letters about my one-shot! I’m rereading them to give me strength.

Mapollo 3


The watermelon season is over, so I plan to eat watermelon ice cream bars from now on.

Sakamoto Days
Yuto Suzuki


Does the son of the hot springs owner bathe in the hot springs every day? I’m jealous! I wanna go!

Blue Box
Kouji Miura


Lately I’ve been drinking a lot of mega coffee from Lawson and venti size from Starbucks.

My Hero Academia
Kohei Horikoshi


I hope to keep the spirit of "the more pockets, the better."

The Elusive Samurai
Yusei Matsui


The Apple store atmosphere just doesn’t do it for me. Though the employees there are doing nothing wrong.

Me & Roboco
Shuhei Miyazaki


A lot of stuff happened, and my butt exploded. Luckily there was no critical damage!!

Mission: Yozakura Family
Hitsuji Gondaira

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I forgot to put the pot in my rice cooker, and the water and rice messed it up. I better send it in for repairs.

Kenta Shinohara


Two of the four members of my family have COVID, so my life has been quite thrilling lately. It won’t catch me!

Tokyo Demon Bride Story
Tadaichi Nakama


I was saved by cola while recovering from COVID. I love cola.

Yuki Suenaga


I watched Nope, Snowball Earth, and Day Shift. They were all good!

Mashle: Magic and Muscles
Hajime Komoto


I love the library!!! I borrow a lot of books and read them all lightly!!! Highly recommended!!!

Black Clover
Yūki Tabata

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My teeth hurt!! So I went to get drilled by a dentist, and then it was raining as I left. Even the heavens have forsaken me.

Undead Unluck
Yoshifumi Tozuka

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I had my molar with a crack in it replaced with a superhard tooth! Now it’ll never break!

High School Family: Kokosei Kazoku
Ryo Nakama


While walking, air got between my foot and sandal, and I became a person who farts with every step.

Super Smartphone
Hiroki Tomisawa


I bought some pudding and put it in the basket on my bike. While I was riding home, the pudding kept jiggling. How cute.

Aliens Area
Fusai Naba


When summer comes, I’ll exercise. When fall comes, I’ll exercise. And thus, the seasons pass.