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VIZ Media LLC, Nov 2, 2010 - 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 T audiences.

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

User Review  - Lucy Lu - Goodreads

Bakuman maybe be coming one of my favourite mangas I've read. Its so refreshing to read and I don't know if Tsugumi Ohba is the artist or if Takeshi Obata is the story person if it's the other way ... Read full review

Review: Bakuman, Volume 8: Panty Shot and Savior (Bakuman #8)

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I finished this one last night. I wonder why I enjoyed it as much as I did, honestly. The discovery of what it takes to create a successful manga has grown repetitive--so the primary purpose--beyond ... Read full review

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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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