Bakuman. Bangai-hen
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Bakuman. Bangai-hen

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Synonyms: Bakuman.: Age 13, Age 14
Japanese: バクマン。 番外編


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: 2
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 19, 2015 to Sep 28, 2015
Genres: SchoolSchool, ShounenShounen
Authors: Obata, Takeshi (Art), Ohba, Tsugumi (Story)
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)


Score: 7.471 (scored by 14191,419 users)
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Ranked: #27052
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Popularity: #4661
Members: 2,953
Favorites: 8
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While most kids his age like to play around for fun, 13-year-old Akito Takagi is determined to find his ambition in life. Manga has been his sole source of inspiration since he was a child; he always engages in reading manga when he takes a break from studying. Within school, Takagi never misses a beat, ranking first in every exam he has taken. However, this does not stop him from constantly worrying about his future, and, despite his indifference, he hopes that he can finally find a true friend he can share his destiny with.

Subsequently, spurred by his love for manga, Takagi resolves himself into becoming a manga author. But before he can begin pursuing his dream, he must overcome one problem—to find an artist who would be willing to make manga with him.

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The chapters were released to commemorate the theatrical opening of the live-action Bakuman. film. They were collected in the artbook Eiga Bakuman. Obata Takeshi Illustration Works (映画バクマン。 小畑健イラストワークス) which was published on October 2, 2015.

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Oct 22, 2020
IrrelevantGuy (All reviews)
Let me preface my review by saying this: I love Bakuman. It's a manga that is often overshadowed by Death Note, one of Takeshi Obata and Tsugumi Ohba's previous works and easily their most popular one. But say what you want, Bakuman doesn't deserve to be overshadowed by Death Note. While they do have few similarities, Bakuman. is no by means a manga that can be deemed inferior to Death Note. In fact, in most cases, Bakuman is as compelling as Death Note features a lot of remarkable aspects that are usually not present in works similar to it. Suffice it to say, Bakuman is read more

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