I think it is the money, exactly what Eisenhower warned about a half-century ago.
Sometimes she has some small doubts about his goals or methods.
Unlike most comic artists, mangakas usually don't allow any pictures or photos taken, even in Japan.
This is usually enforced when artists go to any event outside Japan, and anime/manga licensors honor their requests, so it's very difficult (usually impossible) to see any photos or pictures of them and the only way to get a picture is to do it illegally, violating their requests.
Anyone who has the faintest doubt that this is so should force himself to read the Climate Gate documents, which lay it bare.
(Montford’s book organizes the facts very well.) I don’t believe that any real physicist, nay scientist, can read that stuff without revulsion.