The Twitter account for OTOMO The Complete Works recently held a Q&A session with Katsuhiro Otomo—the creator of the groundbreaking Akira and more—in which a fan asked about the future of his manga work. Otomo had something interesting to say in response to the question, “Do you plan to draw a manga in the future?”
“Actually, I am drawing it and it may be published somewhere in a little while. Manga is hard work,” Otomo responded. Here’s the question and answer from Twitter:
— 大友全集 (@otomo_zenshu) August 6, 2022
We’ll have to wait and see what Otomo has in store for us next.
The revered mangaka also shared the “most memorable place” he’s ever been in the following reply: “Rice fields in the countryside where I lived as a child. When the water was receded in spring, the reflection of the sky was so beautiful. When I looked at it, I felt like I was flying in the sky.”
And if you’re wondering who his favorite musicians are, here’s the lineup: Hiroshi Moriya, Junichi Inagaki, Eiichi Ohtaki, Morio Agata, Miyuki Hatayama, and Hanaregumi.
Via Crunchyroll News