New screenshots have been released for the upcoming live-action adaptation of Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata’s hit manga series about making manga, Bakuman. The screenshots feature main characters, Moritaka Mashiro and Akito Takagi, paying a visit to a place many manga readers can only dream about visiting, which is the Weekly Shounen Jump! editorial department inside the Shueisha building in Tokyo.
The first screenshot seen above features the hallway leading to the Shounen Jump! HQ and features plenty of unforgettable Jump anime like Naruto, Hunter X Hunter, and Kuroko’s Basketball. Here are a few of the other screenshots:
One of the screenshots reveals rival mangaka, Eiji Nizuma, played by Shota Sometani (Parasyte’s Shinichi Izumi), as well as their other rival mangakas, and Mashiro’s love interest, Miho Azuki, played by , Nana Komatsu (not the character from Nana). Bakuman, will be making its Japanese premiere this 3 October 2015 and will star Takeru Satoh (Rurouni Kenshin’s Kenshin Himura) as Moritaka Mashiro and Ryunosuke Kamiki (Rurouni Kenshin’s Soujirou Seta) as Akito Takagi.
source: Comic Natalie