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Bambino! (Manga)


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Japanese: バンビ~ノ!


Type: Manga
Volumes: 15
Chapters: 164
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 6, 2004 to Feb 23, 2009
Authors: Sekiya, Tetsuji (Story & Art)
Serialization: Big Comic Spirits


Score: 7.981 (scored by 981 users)
Ranked: #10432
Popularity: #2263
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Shogo Ban, a college student from Fukuoka, likes to cook. Thanks to the owner of the restaurant where he works part-time, he finds himself working at the line of Roppongi's best Italian restaurant, Trattoria Baccanale, and discovers that the real deal isn't quite as easy as he'd thought. The manga follows Ban as he struggles to keep up with the hectic workload and his co-workers, along with issues outside the kitchen like his relationship with his girlfriend Eri, who he left behind in Fukuoka.

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Sequel: Bambino! Secondo


Ban, Shogo
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Oct 30, 2013
Bambino! is a seinen manga about the nitty gritty of the culinary world as seen through the eyes of a young man looking to find who he is on the threshold of adulthood. The story is fairly simplistic at the offset, with Ban struggling to juggle his ambitions, his relationships, and the tangibility of his dreams as he sets off to become a great chef. It will strike a chord with many young adults with similar dreams, especially in creative fields like cooking. Therein lies the primary theme of Bambino!: having the heart -- or the ambition, the drive, the optimism, the read more
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Mar 5, 2012
Howdy folks. Today I'd like to talk about a series I really enjoyed as I have always had a personal interest in the culinary world called Bambino!


Surprisingly there isn't a whole lot to say about this story. It's about Ban's journey through young adult life having to make adult decisions while trying to progress through his choice of career: culinary. It's really just a more serious, realistic (within the world of anime and manga) take on a cooking centric story if you ask me.

There are other characters, chefs, cooks and read more
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both of them about cooking.
Although Bambino! is more about Italian cuisines, but the smell of freshly cooked meals that makes your tummy growl and your mouth watery connects them :D

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