Annotations for Bakuman 17


Baker & Taylor
As the veteran manga artists start to gain power in the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, the younger artists start to feel the pressure.

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Simon and Schuster
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?

As the veteran manga artists start taking over Weekly Shonen Jump, the younger artists feel the pressure. But what is behind this sudden surge of older artists making a comeback in the magazine? And what is the connection between Azuma and Moritaka's late uncle?

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

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