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 190657190,657 users)
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Ranked: #1142
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Popularity: #698
Members: 324,107
Favorites: 2,933

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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

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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)


Oct 16, 2022
Rarely do you get to see an anime that is able to move you like bakuman. This anime has one of the strongest build ups I've ever seen, it was just epic from start to finish, like an ideal anime, nothing overpowered, nothing expected, it was realistic and crazy good in doing it.

Characters: Like damn, how can you get to this much characters in one anime?, Takagi, mashiro, hattori, nizuma ( who is easily one of the coolest rivals in anime ), kaya , azuki and like many other mangakas and editors who are so well written. The author managed brilliantly to show us the ...
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' ...
Oct 21, 2021
Bakuman, the manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and draw by Takeshi Obata, the same creator of Death Note, has the metalanguage as the central idea, in other words, the mangá talking about mangá, the cinema talking about cinema, the language talking about language. The main discussion that can been about this (and the positivest too) is it's not resume only in a autoavaliation like art work, with discussions about composition and narrative like citations in mangá, but a autoavaliation like media product in a big mass cultural industry (japonese editorial market, in this case), that work in a hierarquic and hard system positions and ...

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