Author(s): Takeshi (ILT) Tsugumi; Obata Ohba
Is Moritaka and Akito's newest rival also their greatest fan?! The duo is asked to judge a manga contest and the best entry reminds them of their own creations. But who is this mysterious new artist and what are his controversial methods of creating manga?
Born in Tokyo, Tsugumi Ohba is the author of the hit series Death Note. His current series Bakuman is serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump. Takeshi Obata was born in 1969 in Niigata, Japan, and is the artist of Hikaru no Go, which won the 2003 Tezuka Shinsei "New Hope" award and the Shogakukan Manga award. Obata is also the artist of Arabian Majin Bokentan Lamp Lamp, Ayatsuri Sakon, Cyborg Jichan G., and the smash hit manga Death Note.