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Barakamon

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Review

Aug 6, 2013
Mahiro-Petto (All reviews)
Preliminary
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
Mar 21, 2018
katsumeko (All reviews)
Preliminary
Barakamon is a slice-of-life style manga that has grown into its own from its creation a little over 9 years ago.

I love this manga in its simplicity, originality, light-heartedness, and the specialized passion within each of its characters.

While the bulk of this manga centers on Seishu Handa, a calligrapher trying to find his own way, there is adequate time to give every character around him depth and their own life besides their relationship with him. Every character is given a chance to grow and change in ways that I have seen other mangas push aside or assign to a single chapter.

Throughout the read more

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