Questions tagged [mangaka]

A mangaka (漫画家) is a person who creates manga. Use this tag for questions pertaining to a specific mangaka or the job of being a mangaka.

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How much do mangaka profit from anime or merchandise sales?

People always say they buy stuff of a certain series to support a certain mangaka. Now it made me wonder how much actually goes to the mangaka himself. Do mangaka usually work for a publishing company ...
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Can a mangaka continue another mangaka's manga?

There are plenty of manga that never had an ending for many reasons. For example, High School of the Dead's mangaka, Daisuke Satou, has passed away. Some mangaka also cannot continue their work ...
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How does a mangaka get paid?

From what I have seen from anime and heard, doujinshi artists get paid per book they sell at places like Comiket or online, but you have some mangaka who release one chapter per issue of serialized ...
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Are there any female mangaka pretending to be a male?

Manga magazines are usually targeted to a specific age and gender of readers. Usually shounen manga are written by males even if there are notable examples of female artists working on shounen series (...
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Is it common for mangaka to maintain the same characters design between different titles?

After reading rave-master and fairy-tail I noticed the high similarity in their characters. Some even being identical copies of the characters out of the other series. So how common is it for a ...