Bakuman.

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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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User Review  - Shimmin - LibraryThing

Another solid volume of the series. In this volume, there are three main themes: the difference between what you want to write and what can get published in a specific magazine; the importance of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shimmin - LibraryThing

A good solid volume with lots of development. I like Shuujin's rather strange relationship with Kaya, a mixture of attraction, companionship and competitiveness - it has some verisimilitude to it that ... Read full review

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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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