Born in Tokyo, Tsugumi Ohba is the author of the hit series Death Note. His current series Bakuman. is serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump.
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?
Moritaka and Akito face the prospect of their series being canceled in Shonen Jump
due to dropping popularity. Can the duo avoid the axe and keep fighting? And when Akito starts becoming friendly with fellow manga creator Ko Aoki, how will it affect his long-term relationship with Kaya?