Bakuman teaser streaming

29 09 2010

The Bakuman official website is streaming a teaser for its upcoming anime adaptation of the Obata Takeshi-drawn manga series.

Drawn by Takeshi Obata, artist on Death Note and Hikaru no Go, the manga details the plight of a young man in his quest to become a manga-ka – along with his plucky friend who wants to be his writer. The manga serves as an interesting insight into the business and struggle of creating manga.

Check out the teaser for the trailer here: (Bakuman)


Bakuman’s inside manga to run in Shonen Jump

4 08 2010

Rakko 11-gou (Otter 11), a gag manga in the fictional world of Bakuman, will appear as a 15-page story in the upcoming issue of Shonen Jump on Aug. 9.

The gag-comedy appears within the story of Bakuman, two college students trying to become manga creators.

The Bakuman manga series has been licensed for North America and an anime series has been greenlit for fall.