Mangaka comment on Raiku Makoto's lawsuit against Shogakukan.

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Shinjo Mayu (Kaikan Phrase author) talks about her experience working on Shoujo Comic, another magazine that is being run by Shogakukan. She says she worked long hours with little sleep everyday in order to keep up with the pace that is demanded of her by the magazine, and even after staying with the same magazine for 13 years, she was told by the chief editor that her serialization would be cancelled and she would be moved to another magazine when she wanted to change the direction of her manga.

The new magazine that she was asked to move to also wanted her to continue drawing manga that was in the same fashion as before instead of what she wanted to do. So she decided to leave Shogakukan, but when she did, they threatened to make all her books go out of print.

She also makes a second post where she makes a killer pass saying that she’s leaving the rest to Kumeta.

Shounen Sunday’s official statement is that Raiku is lying

Takato Rui (Cynthia the mission author) kinda supports Shinjo Mayu’s statement in the comments.

Umekawa Kazumi (Gau Gau Wata author) talks about her personal experiences of being mistreated in the manga industry and supports Raiku’s stance.

Yanmura (Shounen Sunday manga assistant) says that a certain author on Shounen Sunday was told to “please draw One Piece” when they were planning a new serialization. That’s not “draw something like One Piece”, it’s “draw One Piece”.

Wakaki Tamiki (Kami no mi zo shiru sekai author) asks readers to not forsake Shounen Sunday (gotta highlight to see the message)