In another example of art that doesn’t imitate life, artist Yusuke Murata paints the adventures of the super resilient Saitama in One-Punch Manrecently discussed his own health issues, leading fans to fear that their favorite series will be on a long hiatus.
On May 22, 2023, in a live chat with manga author Hiro Mashima on Twitter Spaces, Yusuke Murata – the artist behind One-Punch Man’s digital manga – talked about his life and work. a manga artist. In an amusing reply/comment to a fan’s question about his work schedule, Murata explained his duty as the artist of the One-Punch Man manga. How difficult it was. Murata is also currently working on the new anime Zaiyuki, which increases his workload. As reported by Anime Senpai, Murata explained how his work-life balance has caused his health to “decline” to the point that he is seriously considering, “will take a break for a while.” long time”, as well as contemplation. I’m about to “go on vacation”.
Murata’s health problems are due to the unfortunate side of the manga industry
While it’s not clear whether Murata’s comments about the long break and vacation were definitive or simply aspirational, fans still fear that this explains his sudden announcement in a tweet. on May 18, 2023 on his personal account, that illness had forced him to delay the publication of the upcoming chapter of One-Punch Man until June. Murata is indeed known for his impressive “production speed”, fans often joke about how quickly he can put out new chapters of One-Punch Man, despite the quality. The incredible art of each chapter.
It is a well-known secret that the life of a manga author or artist is not easy. With the constant pressure to produce quality content weekly or monthly, comics writers are often forced to sacrifice their health to create the next hit chapter or plot. The stress of this profession only increases headlines as headlines become more common as creators have to shoulder a number of other duties like interviews and industry events, in addition to their own drafting and editing responsibilities. Surname. The stress and accompanying health problems it causes have caused many mangakas to take long-term breaks during the publication of their series, or even retire from their careers. The most famous example is undoubtedly the author of Hunter X Hunter, Yoshihiro Togashi, whose chronic back problem has severely hampered his quality of life, and forced his favorite series to go viral. passage for a long time.
Previously, Murata took a month off with One-Punch Man, so a short period of time would be nothing new. Furthermore, One, the original author and One-Punch Man creator, recently published a new chapter of the original webcomic after a two-year hiatus. Then the main thing that worries fans is Murata’s comments about his health. Yusuke Murata is one of the most popular authors in the manga and anime industry and his fans really love him, so it’s understandable if they all like him. One-Punch Man have to take a long break to keep the artist’s health.
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Source: @hiro_mashima, Anime Senpai, @NEBU_KURO