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VIZ Media LLC, Apr 3, 2012 - 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), for audiences T.

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?

Moritaka and Akito will need to come up with an amazing new manga idea if they ever hope to get back into Weekly Jump magazine, and they only have six months to do it! But with Hattori, their former editor, helping behind the scenes, the duo might have everything in place to create the perfect story.

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Review: Bakuman, Volume 5: Yearbook and Photobook (Bakuman #5)

User Review  - William Hanley - Goodreads

Unlike the last volume, I really see introspective look at the shonen manga industry. I'm also looking forward to seeing if the young generation can change Shonen Jump for the better. Read full review

Review: Bakuman, Volume 2: Chocolate and Akamaru (Bakuman #2)

User Review  - IDEKA - Goodreads

It's really interesting and fun to read, but there's no conflict. I almost feel like the authors are rooting for the characters, and I'm not sure how I feel about that. Read full review

About the author (2012)

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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