It was announced that Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata’s comedy shounen manga series Bakuman is getting a live-action movie adaptation this 2015.
The movie will be directed by Hitoshi Ōne of Moteki, Koi no Uzu/The Vortex of Love while manga illustrator Obata will be participating in drawing the manga script in the movie
Mange series has already inspired 3 anime TV seasons started airing in October 2010.
Moritaka Mashiro: Takeru Satou
Akito Takagi: Ryunosuke Kamiki
Moritaka Mashiro and Akito Takagi are pretty much foils of each other. Mashiro, an average 9th grade student but talented artist, and Takagi, an overall advanced 9th grader and aspiring writer. After great convincing, Takagi convinces Mashiro to join him in becoming the greatest mangakas Japan has ever seen. Takagi, with his gift of writing, hopes to become a successful mangaka, and Mashiro, with his gift of art, hopes to marry the girl of his dreams, Azuki Miho.