Bakuman. (バクマン。?) is a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata, the same creative team responsible for Death Note. The story follows talented artist Moritaka Mashiro and aspiring writer Akito Takagi, two ninth grade boys who wish to become manga artists, with Mashiro as the artist and Takagi as the writer. Some characters resemble real authors and editors of Weekly Shōnen Jump, and many manga titles mentioned in Bakuman have actually been published in the magazine.
Writer and Illustrator:Tsugumi Ohba (大場 つぐみ) born in Tokyo, Japan is a gensakusha (writer). He is best known for authoring the Death Note manga series with illustrator Takeshi Obata (小畑 健) from 2003 to 2006, which has 30 million collected volumes in circulation.
Genre: Slice-of-life, Comedy-drama, Romance