Bakuman. Manga's Japanese & English Editions Now Available for Free in 11 Countries

"Death Note" team's coming-of-age manga has printed more than 13 million copies

Shueisha announced today that Shonen Jump's official free manga drawing soft/app JUMP PAINT has achieved one million downloads. To commemorate the record, the original Japanese and English editions of all 176 chapters (20 volumes) of Tsugumi Ohba (story) and Takeshi Obata (art)'s Bakuman. manga are now available for free in 11 select countries for a limited time of 100 hours.


Japanese edition:

English edition: 


The 11 countries are: Japan, Ireland, US, UK, India, Australia, Canada, Singapore, New Zealand, Philippines and South Africa. The 176 chapters will be readable between 12:00 on October 26 and 16:00 on October 30 (JST).


JUMP PAINT is a free digital painting and comic creation app co-produced by Shueisha and MediBang.

It was released in June 2017 as part of Weekly Shonen Jump's 50th anniversary project, and is available

worldwide in nine languages: Japanese, English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian,

Spanish, and Portuguese.




"Bakuman." tankobon 1st and 20th volume covers




Source: Weekly Shonen Jump official Twitter


© Tsugumi Ohba, Takeshi Obata/Shueisha


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