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Bakuman Manga Gets 3rd TV Anime Next Fall

posted on by Egan Loo
3rd series based on Takeshi Obata, Tsugumi Ohba's story about aspiring manga creators

Next year's combined 3rd/4th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing on Monday that a third television anime series based on Takeshi Obata and Tsugumi Ohba's Bakuman. manga has been green-lit for Fall of 2012.

In the original manga from the creators of Death Note, a junior high school student strives to become a manga artist with the encouragement of two classmates: an aspiring writer and an aspiring voice actress. The manga has been running since 2008, and it inspired the first anime adaptation in fall of 2010. The second anime followed this past October.

Media Blasters licensed the first two television seasons for North America.

[Via Manga News]

Update: More background information added.

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