Chainsaw Man Artist Wants To Stop Drawing & Only Write Instead

Chainsaw Man Artist Wants To Stop Drawing & Only Write Instead

Throughout a latest interview with Japanese writer Shueisha, Chainsaw Man creator Tatsuki Fujimoto revealed that he wouldn’t thoughts it if he stopped drawing his mega-popular shonen sequence totally, so he may focus solely on penning its off-the-rails story.

Whereas discussing how the long-lasting Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki halted his retirement to get his ultimate movie How Do You Dwell (aka The Boy and the Heron) throughout the end line, the Chainsaw Man creator was requested if he thinks manga and anime creators ever really retire. Fujimoto responded by saying he want to comply with within the footsteps of Kaguya-Sama: Love Is Struggle creator Aka Akasaka, who’s not illustrating his personal sequel sequence, Oshi No Ko.

“I believed that was good. ‘I wish to do this too!’ Sure. I undoubtedly suppose it’s extra enjoyable that manner,” Fujimoto instructed Shueisha. “After all, there’s the enjoyment of balancing the story with the artwork, and I feel there’s additionally the enjoyment of simply the story, but when it’s simply the artwork, I feel I’ll find yourself in a slim world after I ship it to everybody.”

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Fujimoto hasn’t had assistants since Look Again

The subject was broached after Fujimoto admitted he was jealous of how detailed the background art work was in Miyazaki’s unique Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind manga, saying “I actually wish to draw extra strains and shades in my manga, however I can’t do this with a weekly sequence.” Except he’d be capable to rent extra assistants, that’s. Whereas Fujimoto’s former assistants, Yukinobu Tatsu, Yuji Kaku, and Tatsuya Endo have gone off to create their very own manga sequence in Dandadan, Hell’s Paradise, and Spy x Household respectively, Fujimoto mentioned he was not too long ago capable of get some assistants to assist with Look Again, his one-shot manga about making manga.

“After I drew Look Again, because of the success of Chainsaw Man, I used to be capable of pay the assistants for a very long time, and I used to be capable of do it as a result of there have been individuals who adopted me. Nevertheless, it’s completely financially not possible for a newcomer manga artist to spend as a lot time drawing as he likes,” Fujimoto mentioned implicitly taking a number of potshots on the untenable schedules publishers impose on manga creators.


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Reddit suggests Fujimoto rent Oshi No Ko’s artist for Chainsaw Man

Whereas some followers on the r/manga subreddit don’t even wish to think about residing in a world the place Fujimoto isn’t drawing Chainsaw Man, they do sympathize along with his perspective, particularly given how rigorous his weekly deadlines (he has to pump out one other 20 pages for Chainsaw Man Half 2 each Tuesday).

“Fujimoto can do something he needs so long as he retains on cooking,” LeleTheKing wrote.

“If Look Again is indirectly autobiographical, then that may be a tragic finish to his drawing profession,” PsycDrone63 replied. “However [being a] manga artist is an insane job, so it’s comprehensible.”

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Though Fujimoto by no means explicitly laid out plans to take a step again from drawing Chainsaw Man, the concept that he would possibly sooner or later achieve this prompted Redditors to earmark manga sequence like Dying Be aware and the Monogatari sequence as examples of how a manga can nonetheless do gangbusters with a profitable creator and artist mixture. Redditor asianant instructed Fujimoto rent Oshi No Ko artist Yokoyari Mengo to attract the ebook since she’s already an enormous fan of the manga, routinely posts fan artwork of its characters on her Twitter account, and made Chainsaw Man canon in latest chapters of Akasaka’s supernatural idol sequence.

Fujimoto would possibly wanna sleep on DMing Mengo contemplating the artist as soon as went on an impromptu trip from drawing Oshi No Ko to get better from studying Chainsaw Man. I can solely think about the psychological well being days Mengo would accumulate in the event that they needed to really draw Chainsaw Man as a job.

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