Cooperation and Conditions is the 20th episode of the Bakuman anime. It first aired on, February 19, 2011.
Mashiro and Takagi discuss how to improve the concept behind the story, now known as Detective Trap, and Takagi begins looking over many detective stories that Hattori sent him. The two meet with Hattori, insisting on proceeding with Detective Trap while still in high school, and Hattori tells them that in order to get serialized, Detective Trap must do well in the Golden Cup competition, and they must bring him a 19-page story every two weeks to show that they can do so every week with assistants. They succeed in keeping up in spite of the difficulty involved in doing so, and are officially entered into the contest.
Differences from the MangaEdit
- The journey of making the manuscripts of Detective Trap and it's One-Shot for Gold Future Cup was extended whereas in the Manga it went straight to the results.