Tatsuki Fujimoto won Honorable Mention in the November 2013 Shueisha Crown Newcomers Awards for his debut one-shot story Love Is Blind. His first series, Fire Punch, ran for eight volumes. His breakout hit, Chainsaw Man, began serialization in 2018 in Weekly Shonen Jump. The critically acclaimed Look Back and Goodbye, Eri were published in 2021 and 2022, respectively. Sakaku Hishikawa wrote their first light novel, Gamble Witch Kingdom, in 2016. Since then they have written Jigokuraku: Utakata no Yume in 2019 and, most recently, Chainsaw Man: Buddy Stories in 2021.