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Bakuman (2015)

Moritaka Mashiro, a junior high student, forgets his notebook in class. His classmate Akito Takagi, notes Mashiro's drawings in it and asks him to become a manga artist to his stories. ... See full summary »

Director:

Hitoshi Ône (as Hitoshi Ohne)

Writers:

Tsugumi Ôba (manga) (as Tsugumi Ohba), Takeshi Obata (manga)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Takeru Satoh ... Moritaka Mashiro (as Takeru Satô)
Ryûnosuke Kamiki ... Akito Takagi
Nana Komatsu ... Miho Azuki
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hirofumi Arai ... Kazuya Hiramaru
Lily Franky ... Sasaki (as Lily Frankie)
Kenta Kiritani ... Shinta Fukuda
Kankurô Kudô ... Taro Kawaguchi
Sarutoki Minagawa ... Takuro Nakai
Shôta Sometani ... Eiji Niizuma
Takayuki Yamada ... Akira Hattori
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Moritaka Mashiro, a junior high student, forgets his notebook in class. His classmate Akito Takagi, notes Mashiro's drawings in it and asks him to become a manga artist to his stories. Mashiro declines. Takagi incites Mashiro to meet with Miho Azuki, Mashiro's crush, and tells her the two plan to become mangakas (manga artists). In response, Azuki reveals her plans to be a seiyuu (voice actress). Mashiro proposes to her that they should both marry when Azuki becomes a voice actress for the anime adaptation of their manga. The two then start creating their manga, under the pen name Muto Ashirogi, in hopes of getting serialized in Weekly Shounen Jump.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

3 October 2015 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Бакуман. See more »

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Good Enough
6 October 2018 | by pennyelenabooksSee all my reviews

Bakuman is interesting from the perspective that we get to see how mangaka work. It's amazing how they manage to actually hand draw all these pages!! The story showcases the struggles of mangaka to finish their work, to get noticed and to get read. The other part of the story, however, was kind of weak. The love story can't even called a love story, the hero's past about his uncle was properly shown and his condition was roughly managed. Therefore, the story was a bit boring at times. Other than that, the performances were really good and the presentation of the manga well executed.


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