---What kind of impression of Cross do you have, sensei?
“Because Cross is the one closest to the truth, he lives hiding bitter things... He’s a person with hardships because he’s a person who deals with the secret agreement he made with the 14th in his own way. Because of this, the way Cross lets off steam is incredible (laughs). Because he unwillingly got involved with the 14th and got saddled with trouble (smiles wryly).”
---What visual aspect do you pay most attention to?
“The balance...is difficult. He’s difficult to sketch. He has a lot of hair and the ends of his hair curl up. I draw those curls by turning my wrist; they’re difficult to draw. I always upset the balance, flip the paper and redraw him again. To me, Cross’ curls are annoying (smiles wryly). But his facial expressions are easy because he lives and acts on instinct (laughs).”
---What does Cross think about Allen?
“To tell the truth, he t