Yu Yu Hakusho is Hunter X Hunter They are the two jewels of Yoshihiro Togashi, a master who has learned over time to make himself known for both good and evil, obviously thanks to the numerous pauses the author has taken over time. However, in an ancient message, the sensei revealed a detail on the issue of profits.

The mangaka profession can be really profitable, Eiichiro Oda and ed Akira ToriyamaAmong other things, it is strongly influenced by the extraordinary merchandising inherent in their masterpieces. But not all that glitters is gold, as an answer from Togashi from the distant 1994 seems to cast a shadow on the manga writers' economic question. At the time, the Master actually said:

""I never thought that my mindset would change so much in the four years of work between the beginning and the end of my publication [in riferimento a Yu Yu Hakusho]. 70% of what I took went towards taxes, that's the way it is as if I worked 20 hours a day, 14 of which are unpaid. Before I knew it, I thought about running away into the night. If I had a driver's license back then, I would probably have been in great danger [per me e gli altri]. Because of my body, my life, and my mind, I began to distance myself from others. I couldn't even estimate the number of copies sold, 6.53 million. I felt like I was celebrating my own numbers from the perspective of a video game protagonist rather than a gamer's. "

We don't know if things have changed today, for the Sensei or for the industry in general, but his complaint remains powerful and perhaps one of the reasons that has moved him more and more off his desk over time. And you, what do you think of his words instead? Let us know with a comment below.


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