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VIZ Media LLC, Apr 19, 2011 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 200 pages
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By the creators of Death Note! The mystery behind manga-making revealed!

Reads R to L (Japanese Style) T audience.

Average student Moritaka Mashiro enjoys drawing for fun. When his classmate and aspiring writer Akito Takagi discovers his talent, he begs Moritaka to team up with him as a manga-creating duo. But what exactly does it take to make it in the manga-publishing world?

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Ahhh that bloody ending! - Goodreads
Drama, suspense, and plot-twists! - Goodreads
The pace is an improvement on volumes 4 & 5. - Goodreads

Review: Bakuman, Volume 14: Psychological Warfare and Catchphrases (Bakuman #14)

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The end is near for this series which really is dragging. A new manga threat has emerged but will out plucky Mangaka's be able to cope? Yes! They will (in every panel I swear) punch the air and shout 'he is our rival and so we will work harder'. Gawd ... Read full review

Review: Bakuman, Volume 12: Artist and Manga Artist (Bakuman #12)

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This series is starting be become pretty formulaic and staid. I agree with other reviewers about the treatment of women in this Manga but I am not sure whether this is a (a) Manga thing or (b) a ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Born in Tokyo, Tsugumi Ohba is the author of the hit series Death Note. His current series Bakuman is serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump.

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