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English: Barakamon
Japanese: ばらかもん


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Feb 21, 2009 to ?
Authors: Yoshino, Satsuki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Gangan Online


Score: 8.461 (scored by 4119 users)
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Ranked: #1702
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Popularity: #400
Members: 15,918
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As a punishment for punching a famous Calligrapher, young handsome Calligrapher Handa Seishu is exiled on a small island. As someone who has never lived outside of a city, Handa has to adapt to his new wacky neighbors, like people traveling on a tractor, unwanted visitors who never use the front door, annoying kids using his home as a playground, etc. Can this city guy handle all the crazy hardships? Find out in this wacky island comedy full of innocence and laughter!!!


Barakamon has been published in English by Yen Press since October 28, 2014 and digitally since February 24, 2015.

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More reviewsReviews

Aug 6, 2013
Mahiro-Petto (All reviews)
Er, this is my first review but here goes.
When I first saw this manga I was reluctant to read it cause I didn't think it would be interesting since it had calligraphy which I think is boring and a cliche setting of a new guy in town.
But after reading the first few chapters I realized that I enjoy this manga quite a lot since it has some very funny scenes and has a semi-original story/setting about how a guy who is good at what he does but not the best so he goes to some random place and finds inspiration.

Anyway the art is very read more
Aug 11, 2016
Rio_ (All reviews)
This manga was serialization in gangan online and Yoshino Satsuki as author.Now this manga still airing at vol 14 on Japan.This manga also got an anime adaptation on summer 2014 and get high success in my opinion

The story is about young calligrapher Handa Seishu that punching old-famous calligrapher only because his critics on his calligraph.And his punishment is exiled to rural island named Goto Island.As someone who has never lived outside of a city,we can see how Handa adapt with rural island neigbours,different between city and rural lifestyle, etc.And that make it special is the manga are filled by heartwarming and some moral value besides read more


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