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English: Bartender
Japanese: バーテンダ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 21
Chapters: 167
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 3, 2004 to Nov 4, 2009
Authors: Nagatomo, Kenji (Art), Joh, Araki (Story)
Serialization: Super Jump


Score: 8.021 (scored by 3323 users)
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Ranked: #9132
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Popularity: #843
Members: 8,929
Favorites: 230
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A genius bartender known as Ryuu Sasakura helps customers by mixing the perfect cocktail for them.


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Sep 8, 2010
0Zetsubou (All reviews)
Review #1 : Bartender

Intro :
My first review will be about Bartender. By the score already you must know my stance on this manga. It is a gem that I found. A truly spectacular reading. But I guess it is also the kind that will appeal to a certain audience. As such I will try to explain as well as I can why you should give it a try or let it sleep.

Story :
This manga is about Ryuu Sasakura, a young bartender who comes back to Japan after having going around the world for a bit. His philosophy is quite simple yet very interesting. As he read more
May 13, 2015
EmeraldFox11 (All reviews)
Im a big fan of slice of life mangas. As well as a big fan of different styles of alcoholic beverages. And this manga seemed to appeal to me when I first read the description of the story.

I found it a breath of fresh air when it comes to realistic manga. No love story of forbidden love, no sudden magic powers, no major plot twists. Just a good old story of a bartender, the life he leads, the customers he serves, and the advice he gives to the problems that they bring to his bar.

A lot of the drinks that are read more
May 11, 2012
TmlzTedy (All reviews)
As an individual who visits a bar on a regular basis, this manga was a very interesting read: filled with information on a variety of cocktails, origins of liquor, and the relationship between a bartender and his/her customer. There is a sense of maturity (obviously it's about alcohol!) that will disregard the younger audience, however I think it's recommended for all ages.

After reading quite a bit of this manga, I went to my bartender with my newly acquired knowledge and we engaged in a full blown conversation about cocktails and the hardships of becoming a bartender. What I really like about this manga is read more


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