Tetsunabe no Jan
Iron Wok Jan!
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Tetsunabe no Jan

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Japanese: 鉄鍋のジャン
English: Iron Wok Jan!
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 27
Chapters: 251
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 1995 to Mar 2000
Genres: Action Action, Comedy Comedy, Gourmet Gourmet
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Authors: Saijou, Shinji (Story & Art)


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Ranked: #59462
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Popularity: #11927
Members: 1,369
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Jan Akiyama, a cocky arrogant teenager wants to fulfill his grandfathers wish of defeating his arch nemesis Mutsuju Gobancho. When he arrives at the Gobancho restaurant he meets his granddaughter Kiriko Gobancho. Their rivalry is easily compared to theirs grandfathers, for Jan believes cooking is about competition and Kiriko believes cooking is about heart.

(Source: MU)


Tetsunabe no Jan was published in English as Iron Wok Jan! by ComicsOne and Dr. Master Productions from October 30, 2002 to December 18, 2007. The first thirteen volumes were published by ComicsOne, which went defunct and passed the license to Dr. Master Productions.

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Sep 2, 2009
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Preliminary (249/251 eps)
Let’s get one thing straight, if you sigh in discontent whenever there is a tournament in a manga, you won't like Iron Wok Jan. Period. If you do then this will be a feast, literally. The whole series is composed of 2 major tournaments with the rest being stuffing to fill pages and a chance for the characters to show off their cooking-skills even more.

The story kicks off with the introduction of Jan Akiyama, a strong-willed guy who will do anything to reach his goals who lives by the motto “cooking is about winning” who have been sent by his grandfather to be a chef ...

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