Bakuman, Vol. 1

By Tsugumi Ohba, Takeshi Obata (illustrator),

Book cover of Bakuman, Vol. 1: Dreams and Reality

Book description

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 is hesitant to seriously consider…

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1 author picked Bakuman, Vol. 1 as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

A story about two high school friends trying to make it in the manga industry. The twist: our hero can't be with the girl he loves until he makes his dreams as an artist come true. A series that helped me understand the inner workings of Japan's comic industry.

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