Yakitate!! Japan

TV (69 eps)
2004 - 2006
Fall 2004
4.081 out of 5 from 5,569 votes
Rank #1,035

Dimwitted Azuma Kazuma is a young man with a dream -- to create a bread worthy of the name "Japan", made by the Japanese people, for the Japanese people! With hefty bread-making skills, hands that have an uncanny warmth to help dough ferment, and will power like no other, Kazuma must put his delicious creations to the test as he struggles to become employed at the prestigious Pantasia bakery, for fame and glory! Yeast, beware... Kazuma is in the kitchen!

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He’s Here!! The Boy With the Hands of the Sun! image

Episode 1

He’s Here!! The Boy With the Hands of the Sun!

Maharajah!! The Day Mt. Fuji Fell! image

Episode 2

Maharajah!! The Day Mt. Fuji Fell!

Charred!! Is this the Ultimate Claus Swann!? image

Episode 3

Charred!! Is this the Ultimate Claus Swann!?

Neigh!! Make Good Grazing Bread! image

Episode 4

Neigh!! Make Good Grazing Bread!

Not Baaaad!! Ultimate Butter Is the Clincher! image

Episode 5

Not Baaaad!! Ultimate Butter Is the Clincher!

It's the Main Store!! The Dancing Meister! image

Episode 6

It's the Main Store!! The Dancing Meister!

Doc Shock!! Secret Sauce Transformation! image

Episode 7

Doc Shock!! Secret Sauce Transformation!

Kawachi Prime!! The Gauntlets of the Sun! image

Episode 8

Kawachi Prime!! The Gauntlets of the Sun!

I Won't Lose!! I'll Fight Ya with Osaka Bread! image

Episode 9

I Won't Lose!! I'll Fight Ya with Osaka Bread!

Their Respective Beginnings!! Pantasia's Rookie Competition Opens! image

Episode 10

Their Respective Beginnings!! Pantasia's Rookie Competition Opens!

Riffraff Scum!! Kazuma Chooses the Worst Butter! image

Episode 11

Riffraff Scum!! Kazuma Chooses the Worst Butter!

Kazuma Failed!? Ultra C to the Rescue! image

Episode 12

Kazuma Failed!? Ultra C to the Rescue!

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cassiesheepgirl's avatar
cassiesheepgirl Nov 9, 2009
Score 7.7/10

Story
Disclaimer: This series is completely ridiculous, utterly ludicrous, and deliciously absurd. If you are a serious baker, patissier or have simply undergone a sense-of-humour bypass, then it’s probably best that you turn back now. If not, then leave your hat, coat and common sense at the door and prepare for some freshly baked fun! Yakitate!! Japan... read more

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Arcanum Jul 13, 2007
Score 3/10

Story
The premise for Yakitate!! Japan - Azuma Kazuma, a Japanese boy who aspires to create a bread which will be forever associated with the nation of Japan - is actually quite promising. All the elements are present for plenty of character growth, difficult trials, and exciting twists and turns in the plot. Unfortunately, the creators of Yakitate!! Japan fail to make use of this potential, and instead... read more

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Yakitate!! Japan
  • Vol: 26; Ch: 242
  • 2002 - 2007

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