Synopses & Reviews
Kazuma Azuma is a 16-year-old boy determined to make Ja-pan, the national bread of Japan. Blessed with magical "Hands of the Sun," which allow dough to ferment faster, he goes to Tokyo to further his knowledge and skills at Pantasia, a giant bakery chain.
"First published by Shogakukan Inc. in Japan as Yakitate!! Japan."
About the Author
Yakitate Japan started running in Weekly Shonen Sunday in 2001. In 2004, it won the 49th Shogakukan Manga Award in the boys category. Takashi Hashiguchi also created the softball manga Windmill, which ran from 1998 to 2001 for 11 volumes. He was born in 1967 in Tokyo. In 1987 he won a newcomer prize in Kodansha Young Magazine and debuted in 1988 with the manga Combat Teacher.