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  • [JAPAN] Mangaka pay tribute to earthquake-affected areas with Kumamon

    Over the course of one week, southern Japan has been rocked with two massive earthquakes, which tragically led to a death toll of over 30 lives lost, and counting. To show solidarity for the affected region, several mangaka have taken to twitter to express their support, and they featured the mascot for Kumamoto prefecture, one of the most affected areas by the quakes, Kumamon.

    Tetsuya Chiba (Ashita No Joe)

    George Morikawa (Hajime No Ippo)

    Hiro Mashima (Fairy Tail)

    Makoto Raiku (Zatch Bell)

    Kaya Tsukiyama (Knight in the Area)

    Nao Kurebayashi (Jo-o)

    Minako Uchida (Boom Town)

    Yuji Terajima (Ace of the Diamond)

    Kei Sasuga (GE Good Ending)

    Kouji Seo (Suzuka)

    Yuki Domoto (Girlish Number)

    Miki Yoshikawa (Yamada-Kun and the Seven Witches)

    Kanoko Sakurakoji (Black Bird)

    Tsayuri Tatsuyama (Happy Happy Clover)

    Nobuyuki Anzai (Flame of Recca)

    Yoko Kamio (Boys Over Flowers)

    Kazuki Funatsu (Youkai Shoujo – Monsuga)

    Itsuro Kawasaki (Pokemon Origin)

    Japan Times has offered a post on Kumamoto quake info, on where to go, how to help. The earthquakes have affected a lot of lives in Japan, so to the people living in the affected areas, Gabatte!

    Source: Crunchyroll


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