Bakuman. 3rd Season

Bakuman. Season 3

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Synonyms: Bakuman Season 3
Japanese: バクマン。
English: Bakuman. Season 3
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Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 6, 2012 to Mar 30, 2013
Premiered: Fall 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: NHK, Shueisha
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, RomanceRomance
Theme: Otaku CultureOtaku Culture
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.531 (scored by 195264195,264 users)
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Ranked: #1182
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #726
Members: 331,631
Favorites: 2,957

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Onto their third serialization, manga duo Moritaka Mashiro and Akito Takagi—also known by their pen name, Muto Ashirogi—are ever closer to their dream of an anime adaption. However, the real challenge is only just beginning: if they are unable to compete with the artist Eiji Niizuma in the rankings within the span of six months, they will be canceled. To top it off, numerous rivals are close behind and declaring war. They don't even have enough time to spare thinking about an anime!

In Bakuman. 3rd Season, Muto Ashirogi must find a way to stay atop the colossal mountain known as the Shounen Jack rankings. With new problems and new assistants, the pair continue to strive for their dream.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Akitaya, Noriaki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Watanabe, Jun
Sound Director


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
1: "Moshimo no Hanashi (もしもの話)" by nano.RIPE (eps 1-13)
2: "23:40 (23時40分) feat. Base Ball Bear" by Hyadain (eps 14-25)

Ending Theme

1: "Pride on Everyday" by Sphere (eps 1-13)
2: "Yume Sketch (夢スケッチ)" by JAM Project (eps 14-24)
3: "Moshimo no Hanashi (もしもの話)" by nano.RIPE (eps 25)


Nov 8, 2012
Bakuman 3 picks up at where the previous season ended. The quality didn't drop at all, it's as awesome as the 2nd Season and better than the 3rd. I've watched 5 episodes and given the circumstances of this anime (3rd Season) I'm sure that I can give it a worthy review.

Story (10)
The story is still great with the usual pacing style of the previous seasons. There's just something very addicting in the pacing of the story, it feels like no second is wasted at every episode. Each one brings something new to the story, good news and more hurdles at the end of the episode. ...
Apr 11, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Part 1 English
Part 2 Bahasa Indonesia


Well, well, well, what do we have here? It's the third season of Bakuman, the anime about making manga. And let me tell you, it's like watching paint dry, but with more angst.

Now don't get me wrong, I love a good underdog story. But there's something about watching a bunch of teenagers drawing pictures that just doesn't quite do it for me. The characters are all a little too earnest for my taste - where's the sarcasm and the snark?

But I will say this - the animation is top-notch. It's like they spent all their budget on making the characters' ...
Jul 16, 2021
This review will pertain to the entire series.

Story: 16/20. This story should be so obvious. Why have I never seen this be done in anime? It is easily digestible and at points addicting to watch even if I can't bear scenes. The only issue I ever had with this is that it never evolves and it seemingly drags in areas because of it. Other than that this story is a gem that had me addicted. Season 3 although was a weak point for me. Ninamine is a terrible villain that seems like they tried to pull off like a death note-esque rivalry except half-assed and ...

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