In part two of our interview, Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro, the creator of Toriko, tells some behind-the-scene stories of the different Toriko projects, which rapidly increased the popularity of the series. Shimabukuro also gives us insight about himself, his influences, and his perspective on manga.
MS: For the most part, I was the one who came up with the story for One Piece x Toriko: Taste of the Devil Fruit. Oda Sensei gave me a few pointers regarding Luffy’s dialogue. All together, it was a really fun experience.
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