Yakitate!! Japan

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Freshly Baked!! Ja-pan!
Japanese: 焼きたて!! ジャぱん
English: Yakitate!! Japan
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Type: TV
Episodes: 69
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 12, 2004 to Mar 14, 2006
Premiered: Fall 2004
Broadcast: Unknown
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, GourmetGourmet
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.911 (scored by 4127441,274 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #7482
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2075
Members: 97,728
Favorites: 910

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Synopsis

While countries such as France, England, and Germany all have their own internationally celebrated bread, Japan simply does not have one that can match in reputation.

Thus after discovering the wonders of breadmaking at a young age, Kazuma Azuma embarks on a quest to create Japan's own unique national bread. And being blessed with unusually warm hands that allow dough to ferment faster, Azuma is able to bring his baking innovations to another level.

As he begins working at the prestigious Japanese bakery chain, Pantasia, Azuma encounters other talented bakers and experiences firsthand the competitive world of baking. Along with his newfound friends and rivals, Azuma strives to create new and unparalleled bread that will start a baking revolution.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

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Staff

Yamakawa, Norio
Producer
Aoki, Yasunao
Director, Storyboard
Kimura, Eriko
Sound Director
Tomonaga, Kazuhide
Episode Director, Storyboard


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1: "Houkigumo" by RYTHEM (eps 1-29)
2: "Promise" by TiA (eps 30-53)
3: "Chiisana Uta" by MARIA (eps 54-68)
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Ending Theme

1: "Sunday" by The Babystars (eps 01-12)
2: "To All Tha Dreamers" by SOUL'd OUT (eps 13-29)
3: "Hummingbird" by little by little (eps 30-42)
4: "Re: START" by SURFACE (eps 43-53)
5: "Merry Go Round" by Mai Hoshimura (eps 54-62)
6: "Kokoro Biidama" by RYTHEM (eps 63-68)
7: "Houkigumo" by RYTHEM (eps 69)




Reviews

Nov 25, 2007
It's an anime about bread-making. It's utterly ridiculous sounding. And, to be honest, in practice, it's utterly ridiculous. But I really really enjoyed it. It puts a goofy smile on my face because it is SO over the top, SO campy, SO cheesy... I just have to laugh. It's an innocent, sweet and silly sort of anime. It's not realistic, it isn't serious or dark or sarcastic... it's just simply entertaining. Which, you know, is kind of refreshing.

The story's your basis shounen plotline: rise to the challenge, succeed, face the next challenge.. but all in the confines of ...
Jul 12, 2008


::QUICK REVIEW::
Story: 9 (no story but excellent comedy segments)
Art: 6 (unimpressive art style but not bad either)
Sound: 8 (good comedy cant work without good sound)
Character: 7 (cliche characters but classic situations)
Enjoyment: 10 (never laughed so much in 50 episodes)
Overall: 40/50 = 8.0 (i love food i love comedy, instant classic)

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Nov 12, 2015
Mixed Feelings
With Shokugeki no Soma recently finished airing, viewers may want to watch a similar type of anime, and indeed, the joy of cooking is upon us with Yakitate!! Japan, which main focus lies on the creation of bread. Now some may wonder if it is worthy of their time, and it this case it is, but to a certain extent, as the anime falls apart later on.

~Story~

The premise of Yakitate!! Japan is of simple nature, Azuma Kazuma a young boy in his quest to make the best bread that identifies with Japan and is able to compete at an international level, called "japan". Throughout the ...

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