What did I read (and finish) this week? Look below to find out!
Bakuman, Vol. 1: Dreams and Reality by Tsugumi Ohba (2009) – Bakuman (which variously stands for “gambling manga” and “dreaming manga”) is about two teenage boys, Shugin and Saiko, who decide to team up and become manga artists – partially to fulfill their “man’s dream” and partially so that once they become successful Saiko can marry the love of his life, Azuki. This volume is about the two of them teaming up, Saiko teaching Shugin about the industry, and Saiko getting out of the depressive funk he was in following his manga artist uncle’s death a few years ago. I friggin’ love this series. Continue reading