Bakuman, Volume 9 (Paperback)
Viz Media, 9781421539584, 188pp.
Publication Date: February 7, 2012
By the creators of Death Note The mystery behind manga-making revealed Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for audiences T. 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? With Aiko Iwase teaming up with Eiji to get a series in Shonen Jump, Moritaka and Akito have another major rival to contend with. Can the duo get their series serialized and succeed in Jump this time? And when Akito has to ask for permission to marry Kaya, he'll have to face her father, a master in Karate.
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.