Live-Action "Bakuman" Planned for 2015

Hitoshi Ōne directs adaptation of Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's manga about making manga

Earlier today, there was Twitter buzz that a live-action adaptation of Bakuman, the manga about making manga, was filming in Hachioji. It didn't take long for this to become official with news that a live-action movie based on Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's Shonen Jump series is planned for 2015. 


Hitoshi Ōne, who previously directed the live-action adaptation of Mitsurou Kubo manga Moteki helms the movie with Takeru Satoh (live-action Kenshin's Kenshin) as Moritaka Mashiro and Ryunosuke Kamiki (live-action Kenshin's Sōjirō Seta) as Akito Takagi.



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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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