Bakuman, Volume 20

Bakuman, Volume 20 Cover

Bakuman, Volume 20

By Tsugumi Ohba; Takeshi Obata (Illustrator)

Viz Media, Paperback, 9781421553702, 146pp.

Publication Date: August 6, 2013

Description

By the creators of Death Note! The mystery behind manga-making revealed!

Average student Moritaka Mashiro enjoys drawing for fun. When his classmate and aspiring writer Akito Takagi discovers his talent, he begs Moritaka to team up with him as a manga-creating duo. But what exactly does it take to make it in the manga-publishing world?

For ten years, two young men have worked as hard as they possibly could to make their manga dreams come true. Now, as they sit atop the manga world, can the promise made long ago finally be fulfilled?!



Reads R to L (Japanese Style) for teen audiences.



About the Author
Artist, Takeshi Obata made his debut in 1989 with "Cyborg Ji-Chan
G". The runner-up recipient of the 30th Annual Tezuka Award, Obata's major
works include "Chikarabito Densetsu" and "Mashin Boukentan Lamp-Lamp".

Takeshi Obata was born in 1969 in Niigata, Japan, and is the artist of the wildly popular SHONEN JUMP title Hikaru no Go, which won the 2003 Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize: Shinsei "New Hope" award and the 2000 Shogakukan Manga award. Obata is also the artist of Arabian Majin Bokentan Lamp Lamp, Ayatsuri Sakon, Cyborg Jichan G., and the smash hit manga Death Note. All You Need Is Kill is his latest work following the hugely successful series Bakuman.