TV (11 eps)
3.438 of 5 from 2,515 votes
Rank #2,096

Pouring a perfect cocktail is a difficult feat, but one bartender, Ryuu Sasakura, is such a master of his craft that his drinks are renowned worldwide. No matter what challenges are thrown his way, Ryuu takes the time to get to know his customers and serves them the most helpful concoction for their joys and sorrows. With a calm demeanor and caring heart, this skilled bartender will do whatever it takes to make his clientele, and colleagues, happy.

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mariprosa's avatar by mariprosa on Jan 6, 2009
Score: 8/10

Bartender is an anime series that takes an acquired taste to appreciate: its progressively engaging slice of life premise is unlike most anime series that are either exuberant in tone or use emphasized elements to tell their respective stories.  Instead, Bartender takes its time to immerse you in an environment that's enticing and seductive in its own undertones. Like Antique Bakery for... read more

hotspot's avatar by hotspot on Jul 25, 2014
Score: 4/10

The anime is about a bartender who has conversations with his customers; they tell him about their stories. Each episode is different and revolves around a different character, and sometimes the characters from one episode will be in another one. It has plenty of information about alcohol and where all sorts of varieties of drinks came from, how they were made and how to make them. Okay, so I had first tried... read more

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