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.
I happened across this manga when I was just looking for what had an interesting title. It's definitely not the most interesting of manga in terms of the visual; there's no action and the manga title is self-descriptive: it's about a bartender. However, the manga is good in the aspect that really most of the chapters are stand alone chapters. The story progresses slower than most, and it... read more
The Bartender anime is a very loose adaptation that touches a small handful of the stories in the manga, often told in a different order with different characters or circumstances.