Bakuman. Characters

Bakuman. is an anime series in the Bakuman franchise
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Aiko Iwase

An intelligent woman who in middle school had a crush on Akito Takagi and assumed they were dating, but found out later it was a misunderstanding and he had no interest in her. She grew up to be a rival of his and has since started her own manga series.

Akira Hattori

One of the editors that works for Weekly Shonen Jump (Shonen Jack). He becomes Akito Takagi's and Moritaka Mashiro editor.

Akito Takagi

Akito is a gifted man who had decided to turn away from academic success in order to pursue his dream of becoming a manga writer. Along with his friend and artist Mashiro he has formed the team of Ashirogi Muto and become one of the best selling mangakas out there.

Eiji Nīzuma

Genius creator of the popular battle manga, Crow.

Hidemitsu Ishizawa

A fellow classmate of Mashiro Moritaka and Takagi Akito. Claims to know everything about manga when he is an attention seeker.

Hisashi Sasaki

Editor in chief of Weekly Jump.

Kaya Miyoshi

The self appointed "girlfriend" of Takashi who will do anything to help him make his dream come true. She is also the friend of Miho Azuki and wants to make her relationship with Mashiro come true.

Kayoko Mashiro

The mother of Moritaka Mashiro and sister-in-law to Nobuhiro Mashiro. She is initially against her son becoming a mangaka.

Koji Makaino

Koji "Koogy" Makaino is a musician and mangaka in Bakuman who tries to become a successful mangaka through his popularity as a rock star.

Miho Azuki

Miho aspires to be a voice actor. She and Mashiro have pledged to get married after they've both achieved their dreams.

Miyuki Azuki

Azuki's mother and the highschool romance of Nobuhiro Mashiro.

Moritaka Mashiro

Mashiro is going to be a mangaka so that he can marry the girl of his dreams. He is talked into this life by his friend Takagi who plans on writing the manga while Mashiro draws it.

Nobuhiro Mashiro

Moritaka's late uncle who died due to overwork. Moritaka thought he committed suicide until he saw his work.

Shinta Fukuda

A mangaka and the founder of Team Fukuda. Shinta left home after high school and worked as an assistant to Eiji Niizuma for Crow, then began work on his own manga titled Kiyoshi Knight.

Takuro Nakai

A man who has been an assistant throughout most of his Mangaka life, he views himself mostly as a failure and falls in love with women incredibly fast, only to usually be heartbroken.

Yujiro Hattori

Yujiro Hattori is an editor for Shonen Jump and is an editor for mangakas Nizuma and Fukuda.

Yuriko Aoki

A manga artist who deals more with romance and fantasy stories. She begins as a very stuck up and sturdy girl, but then grows more loose and friendly as she meets Ashirogi Muto and her other fellow Mangaka.

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