Moritaka Mashiro feels as if life is passing him by; with no dreams or motivation, he simply trudges through his day-to-day life. One day, after leaving his notebook behind, he returns to school only to find the smartest guy in class, Takagi, waiting for him. Takagi is happy to return the book, but only on the condition that Mashiro agrees to become a mangaka with him. Though Mashiro initially declines, he soon decides to reconsider when he discovers that the girl he likes, Azuki, dreams of becoming a voice actress. But after promising that she can have the lead role if their manga is ever adapted into an anime, he inadvertently suggests that they get married once they are both successful! Shockingly, she agrees to the proposal and Mashiro and Takagi embark on their quest to become manga artists. With Takagi writing and Mashiro drawing, does the pair have what it takes to succeed and get their manga serialized?
this manga is very good it is about 2 japanese boys(takagi, and mashiro) who try to become seirialized as mangakas. and if the ratinges was from 1-10 i would give it a 9999999999999999999999999999....ect. it is very dramatic at times and it has comedy, romance, drama,ect it is just a greate mange and i cant wait for the... read more
Well, even though Bakuman is my favourite manga (and anime) so far, I guess thing are becoming a little weird lately. I have only read 9 volumes so far but...I guess I'm a little dissapointed. Story I really like the story and the whole concept but, at times the story is really dissapointing. I mean how Iwase is now doing better than Ashirogi and the fact that Eiji is doing two series at a row. I don't like... read more