Bakuman Manga Ends Next Week

Bakuman is coming to an end in this year’s combined 21st/22nd issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine which goes on sale next Monday.


Moritaka Mashiro is a talented artist, Akito Takagi is an aspiring writer and the two aspire to become the greatest manga artists in Japan. They are joined in their dreams of creativity by Azuki Miho, an aspiring voice actress who Mashiro develops a crush on.

Bakuman comes from Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, the creators of Death Note. Bakuman was first published in Weekly Shōnen Jump back in August, 2008. Since then it has been collected in 17 compiled volumes of manga with the 18th, getting a release on the 2nd of May then issues 19 and 20 getting released in June and July. It has been the basis of three television series produced by J.C. Staff.



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