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VIZ Media LLC, Nov 2, 2010 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 200 pages
198 Reviews
By the creators of Death Note! The mystery behind manga-making revealed!

Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for T audiences.

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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 (2010)

Takeshi Obata was born in 1969 in Niigata, Japan, and is the artist of the wildly popular SHONEN JUMP title Hikaru no Go, which won the 2003 Tezuka Shinsei "New Hope" award and the 2000 Shogakukan Manga award. Obata is also the artist of Arabian Majin Bokentan Lamp Lamp, Ayatsuri Sakon, Cyborg Jichan G., and the smash hit manga Death Note.  His current series Bakuman is serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump.

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