Bakuman DS Game Has Players Create A Manga

By Spencer . August 5, 2011 . 12:40am

bakum1Namco Bandai announced they’re working on a game based on the Bakuman series. In Bakuman: The Way of a Manga Artist you’re going to feel what’s it is like to be Moritaka Mashiro because you’re going to make a manga.

 

The game is broken into different stages where you help Akito Takagi create a story an name important scenes. Takagi’s parts look like puzzle games since players have to pick the correct kana to spell out words.

 

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As Mashiro, you have to trace lines and fill in frames before time runs out. Make a mistake and you get a time penalty.

 

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Bakuman: The Way of a Manga Artist may be a licensed game, but there are some novel gameplay mechanics were made to fit the series theme. Namco Bandai plan to release the Nintendo DS game in Japan this winter.

 

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