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Seiyou Kottou Yougashiten

Seiyou Kottou Yougashiten

Alternative Titles

English: Antique Bakery
Synonyms: Western Antique Cake-Shop
Japanese: 西洋骨董洋菓子店

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 23
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 28, 1999 to Jul 27, 2002
Authors: Yoshinaga, Fumi (Story & Art)
Serialization: Wings

Statistics

Score: 7.841 (scored by 1506 users)
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Ranked: #13922
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Popularity: #2350
Members: 3,268
Favorites: 90
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Synopsis

A high school crush, a world-class pastry chef, a former middle-weight boxing champion...and a whole lot of cake! Ono has come a long way since the agonizing day in high school when he confessed his love to handsome Tachibana. Now, some 14 years later Ono, a world-class pastry chef and gay playboy has it all. No man can resist Ono's charms (or his cooking skills!), but he has just found a new position under a man named Tachibana. Can this be the only man who resisted his charms, and if so, will the man who once snubbed the "magically gay" Ono get his just desserts? And how in the heck did a former middleweight boxing champion wind up as Ono's cake boy?

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Background

Seiyou Kottou Yougashiten was published in English as Antique Bakery by Digital Manga Publishing from July 12, 2005 to June 20, 2006.

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Jan 10, 2013
SweetCream (All reviews)
I started reading this when I was younger expecting a bit more yaoi but what I ended up by reading was the story of a man being kidnapped as a child and being fed cakes by the kidnapper so he decided to open up a bakery and ended up working with a gay man, an ex-boxer and a good-at-nothing childhood friend.
Story; 8
I thought it was different from usual and was generally always going in the good direction. It was really interesting how the fact that there was a gay character didn't make rule the series, it was well incorporated. The end did bother me though, read more
Aug 4, 2008
Akaike (All reviews)
Preliminary
This is my first experience with josei manga (although, shoujo could also be referred to this manga) - and what a rare treat it is! Now being adapted into a 12 episode anime after previously been made into a J-drama, as well as a Korean live action movie, Antique Bakery is, itself, an award winning manga first published in 1999. The characters themselves are as mismatched a bunch that I have ever seen: A homosexual pastry chef, a former boxing champion turned apprentice, a "self-styled" ladies man, and Chikage. Watching how these characters interact with each other is really what makes this read more

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