Encouragement and Feelings (励みと想い, Hagemi to Omoi) is the fifthteenth volume of the Bakuman series, it was released by Shueisha on October 4, 2011 in Japan and by Viz Media on October 2, 2012 in English.
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- Chapter 125: Impatience and Comeback (焦燥と逆転 Shōsō to Gyakuten)
- Chapter 126: Analysis and Results (分析と結果 Bunseki to Kekka)
- Chapter 127: Hot Blood and Utter Defeat (熱血と完敗 Nekketsu to Kanpai)
- Chapter 128: Portraits and Jeering (似顔絵とひやかし Nigaoe to Hiyakashi)
- Chapter 129: Youth and Destiny (青春と末路 Seishun to Matsuro)
- Chapter 130: Fever and Ashes (熱と灰 Netsu to Hai)
- Chapter 131: Copycat and Subconscious (模倣と無意識 Mohō to Muishiki)
- Chapter 132: Headstands and Reorganizing (逆立ちと立て直し Sakadachi to Tatenaoshi)
- Chapter 133: Encouragement and Feelings (励みと想い Hagemi to Omoi)
It sold over 330,000 copies in its first week and over 80,000 in its second week. After two weeks on sale, a total of almost 420,000 copies sold.
| 1. Dreams and Reality - 2. Chocolat and Akamaru - 3. Debut and Impatience - 4. Call and Eve - 5. Anthology and Photobooks - 6. Reckless and Guts - 7. Gag and Serious - 8. Panchira and Saviour - 9. Ability and Pride |
10. Presentation and Imagination - 11. Title and Character Design - 12. Artist and Manga Artist - 13. Avid Readers and Love at First Sight - 14. Psychological Warfare and Catchphrases - 15. Encouragement and Feelings - 16. Newcomers and Veterans - 17. One-Shot Deal and Complete Story - 18. Margins and Hell - 19. Decision and Delight - 20. Dreams and Reality