Bakuman, Volume 8 (Paperback)
Viz Media, 9781421538891, 186pp.
Publication Date: December 6, 2011
By the creators of Death Note The mystery behind manga-making revealed Reads R to L (Japanese Style). 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? Drama swirls around the manga creators as they try to move forward after being canceled from Shonen Jump. Moritaka and Akito work hard on a new comedy story pitch while Aoki and Nakai struggle with some personal issues. But when Kaya uncovers Akito's meetings with Aoki and Iwase, things might never be the same.
About the Author
Born in Tokyo, Tsugumi Ohba is the author of the hit series Death Note. His current series Bakuman. is serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump.