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© 2015 “BAKUMAN。” Film Partners

What does it take to be a manga star?


Drawing manga can be the death of you. Moritaka Mashiro (Takeru Sato) is well aware of this, having witnessed his manga artist uncle work himself to death. He is determined to avoid the path his uncle walked, despite being a gifted illustrator, and spends his days drifting in mediocrity instead.

One day, class genius and aspiring manga writer Akito (Ryunosuke Kamiki) asks Moritaka if he wants team up as manga artists.

The pair tirelessly work day and night to realise their dream of creating a manga series for Shonen Jump Weekly—a considerable milestone for every manga artist. With no shortage of up-and-coming rivals, will they ever realise their dream?!

Year: 2016
Length: 120 mins
Classification rating: PG

In Japanese with English subtitles.

Available in the JFF Mini program and as a School Group Film 

For regional screening schedules, please check the JFF Mini page..


  • Director
    Hitoshi Ohne/
  • Producer
    Minami Ichikawa/
  • Screenplay
    Hitoshi Ohne/
  • Original Story
    Tsugimi Oba, Takeshi Obata/
  • Cast
    Takeru Sato/ Ryunosuke Kamiki/ Nana Komatsu/ Kenta Kiritani/ Hirofumi Arai/ Shota Sometani/ Sarutoki Minagawa/ Kankuro Kudo/ Takayuki Yamada/ Lily Franky/

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