Creators of One Piece, Naruto, and My Hero Academia got together at friend’s place to get tipsy, created piece of manga history while they were at it.

Just because you’re a creative type working in a field with a huge number of young fans doesn’t mean that you own kids are going to be all that interested in the things you created. So it probably makes Riichiro Inagaki, author of manga  Eyeshield 21 and Dr. Stone, happy and proud that his eight-year-old son has been getting into not just manga, but specifically the series that run in Weekly Shonen Jump, the anthology that’s hosted the older Inagaki’s series.

So the other day, when Inagaki had some work acquaintances over to his house to have some drinks and celebrate the start of Japan’s new Reiwa era, they decided to sketch some of Jump’s most popular characters and give the drawing to Inagaki’s son as a present. These weren’t just fan doodles, though, because Inagaki’s guests were also professional manga creators, and among the biggest names in the industry.

Among the contributors to this one-of-a-kind piece of art were Eiichiro Oda, creator of One Piece, Kohei Horikoshi (My Hero Academia), Masashi Kishimoto (Naruto), Yusei Matsui (Assassination Classroom), Shinya Suzuki (Mr. Fullswing), and Nobuhiro Watsuki (Rurouni Kenshin, which has resumed publication following a hiatus when Watsuki was arrested for child pornography possession).

The impromptu collaboration prompted jealousy and awe online, with comments including:

“In 100 years, they’ll designate this a tangible cultural heritage property.”
“It’s like The Avengers have assembled.”
“I think I’d be so excited I’d pee myself if someone gave me this.”
“It’s awesome how Kishimoto took into account that his son is just getting into manga, and so he drew Naruto as he appears early in the series.”
“Is this the real One Piece treasure?”

However, even though full-grown anime/manga fans were quick to recognize how special the drawing is, Ingaki is aware that his son, still being so young, might not grasp what a rare collection of talent is embodied in the signed illustrations. “Son, how many years from now will it be when you grasp just what this is?” tweeted Inagaki, but we’re sure when that day comes, he’ll be getting a big thank-you.

Source: Twitter/@reach_ina via Hachima Kiko
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