"Average student Moritaka Mashiro enjoys drawing for fun. When his classmate and aspiring writer Akito Takagi discovers his talent, he begs Moritaka to team up with him as a manga-creating duo. But what exactly does it take to make it in the manga-publishing world? After losing to manga genius Eiji Nizuma, Moritaka and Akito make it their mission to beat this rival-- even going to far as to ignore their editor's wishes! But will this decision ultimately help or harm their cause?"--P.  of cover.