Scorched Bread

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Japanese: こげぱん
English: Scorched Bread
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Type: TV
Episodes: 10
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 5, 2001 to Nov 16, 2001
Premiered: Fall 2001
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: San-X
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Pierrot
Source: Other
Genres: ComedyComedy, GourmetGourmet
Duration: 4 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.761 (scored by 33853,385 users)
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Ranked: #53012
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Popularity: #7762
Members: 6,513
Favorites: 36

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An accident in the bakery's oven caused a piece of bread to stay in the oven for way too long. Thus Kogepan was born - a piece of burnt bread, having no chance to be sold.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors


Mayama, Ako






Ishida, Akira


Orikasa, Fumiko


Ohara, Hidekazu
Director, Animation Director
Yasuda, Takeshi


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Aug 2, 2012
Kogepan is the tale of a burnt piece of bread going through an existential crisis because nobody wants to buy him. It's all of half an hour long, with each episode being 4 minutes long, much like Fireball. It came recommended from 2 different people, and when two completely different people with no connection to each other and totally different tastes recommend an animation short aimed at children from over 10 years ago, you should probably pay attention. That's assuming Kogepan is aimed at children, which I find hard to believe since the DEEP THEMES of Kogepan will fly straight over the head. You ...
Jan 15, 2012
Kogepan is the badass of the bakery. His life began as any other bread, filled with hope of being nestled in a paper bag in the hands of a customer, but that dream ended when he fell to the bottom of the oven and burned. Cast aside by the baker, he spends his days drinking with his friend Kuriimupan and resenting the other breads that live his lost dream. Some of the cute little Kireipan are drawn to his brooding personality, but Kogepan knows that their time together is brief. He is a stern and sometimes frightening teacher.

Caution to sensitive viewers: There is one ...
May 13, 2008
Mixed Feelings
Story: This anime is clearly meant for a young audience. The story is laced with life lessons. I rated the story a 7 because of the life lessons for the children.

Art: This anime has literally ten minute episodes and since it is meant for a younger audience, the art is childish. It is effective though because of the characters which I will explain later.

Sound: The music doesn't stand out too much. I did find myself laughing at the music a couple of times, but it is still effective because of the intended audience.

Character: The main character is a burnt piece of bread. His story is ...

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