Takashi Hashiguchi Launches New Yakitate!! Japan Manga

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
New characters debuts in Yakitate!! Japan Super Real on August 16

Yakitate!! Japan manga creator Takashi Hashiguchi announced on his Twitter account on Thursday the he will launch the new Yakitate!! Japan Super Real manga in the LINE Manga app on August 16. The manga will feature a new character.

Crunchyroll is streaming the manga's anime adaptation, and it describes the story:

Kazuma Azuma wants to make bread. Not just any kind of bread though. He wants to make a bread that represents Japan itself and can stand toe-to-toe with rice as a national food. Thanks to his legendary “Hands of the Sun,” unnaturally warm hands that allow dough to ferment faster, Kazuma's bread is like a slice of Heaven. And when the Pantasia Rookie Competition arrives, everyone will get a taste of his skill! Along with his friend Kawachi, he'll go up against koala karate masters, Harvard bread scientists, samurai with rolling-pin swords and more as he bakes his way to glory!

The manga serialized in Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Sunday magazine from 2001 to 2007. Viz Media released all 26 compiled book volumes in English.

The 69-episode anime premiered in 2004. Right Stuf released the series on DVD with English subtitles.

Source: Takashi Hashiguchi's Twitter account

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