Yakitate! Japan

Yakitate!! Japan


Genres: action, comedy, drama, tournament
Themes: absurdity, cooking, parody, puns, wordplay
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Azuma Kazuma isn’t terribly clever, but he’s got a good heart and great skill - at baking. Since childhood, he’s been on a quest to create the perfect bread to represent Japan internationally. Now, he seeks to enter the famous bakery Pantasia, in hopes of reaching his goal. But plots abound…
Number of episodes: 69
Vintage: 2004-10-12 to 2006-03-14

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NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Announces July 2015 Release

GRIMES, IA, April 8, 2015 — Anime producer Nozomi Entertainment is pleased to announce Part 3 of the shonen comedy series Yakitate!! Japan, which will be available on July 7, 2015.

Yakitate!! Japan, Part 3

• Animation from Sunrise (Accel World, Cowboy Bebop)
• The final installment of Yakitate!! Japan
• Downloadable liner notes

Fun and addictive” -The Fandom Post

Get ready for the final course of Yakitate!! Japan!

After participating in the illustrious international competition like the Monaco Cup, what could Kazuma Azuma possibly do next? Well, return to his roots and head back to Japan! Yuichi Kirisaki of St. Pierre makes a bold challenge to the Pantasia crew. He proposes the Yakitate 9 game show, a revolutionary contest in which Kazuma and the others try to make breads that uniquely represent each and every part of Japan. It’s time for Pantasia and St. Pierre to finally settle things once and for all!

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Contains Episodes 53-69.
Special Features: Liner Notes (PDF), Clean Opening, Clean Closing
Comp. Titles: Toriko, Naruto, Gin Tama
Product specifications and content subject to change.

For more details, visit yakitate.rightstuf.com

Format: DVD (Litebox)
Pre-Book: 6/9/2015
Street Date: 7/7/2015
SRP: $44.99
Catalog #: RSDVD1536
ISBN: 978-1-57032-692-9
ISBN 10: 1-57032-692-4
UPC: 7-42617-1536-2-4
Runtime: 425 minutes
Genre: Comedy, Shonen
Age Rating: 13+
Audio: Japanese (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
Subtitles: English
Video: 4:3, Color
Disc Count: 4
Case Qty: 30

About Nozomi Entertainment

Introduced in 2007 as an official re-rebrand of the Right Stuf video production division, Nozomi Entertainment is recognized by discerning anime fans as a company focused on creating high-quality anime releases in North America. From anime classics to modern favorites, Nozomi Entertainment is dedicated to releasing fan-favorite anime for all ages and interests.

A small sampling of the Nozomi lineup includes: Astro Boy, The Irresponsible Captain Tylor, and Revolutionary Girl Utena.

Visit www.nozomient.com for additional information.

Crunchyroll Adds “Yakitate!! JAPAN” to Catalog

November 18, 2015 12:45am CST
Series now available for US and Canada

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RetroCrush Adds Yakitate!! Japan Anime, More in October

posted on 2021-09-29 09:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda


This Week in Anime - Carboloading with Yakitate!! Japan

by Nicholas Dupree & Monique Thomas, Oct 7th 2021

This is an anime about making bread, and it’s AWESOME! | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)

Making a special bread that goes well with natto :thinking: | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)

His french bread is so good that… | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)

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The judge is BLOWN AWAY by his Mount Fuji-shaped Indian naan! | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)

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Judge has a mental breakdown after biting the godly 314-layers croissant | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)


She has the hots for Azuma’s solar hands :scream: | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)

Yakitate!! Japan - Opening 1 | “Houkigumo” by RYTHEM

Yakitate!! Japan - Ending 1 | “SUNDAY” by The Babystars

"You are already bread." | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)

Smug girl’s hardcore training regimen is killing the guy :joy: | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)

The CHADEST Anime ED Ever!! :sunglasses:


This amazing BRANDY-INFUSED bread can get you drunk!! | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)

Azuma’s Next-Level MELON SUSHI BREAD!! | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)

Hilarious Naruto & Dragon Ball references in a cooking anime | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)

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Crazy judge absolutely LOSES HIS MIND after tasting this yakisoba bread | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)

Dragon Bread vs Turtle Bread!! Hilarious WTF S-Tier Bread Competition | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)

How can this leftover bread taste so good?! | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)

Proving that wasabi goes well with bread | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)

When a food judge lets out his inner Dio :joy: | Craziest Kuroyanagi Moments from Yakitate!! Japan

The judge transcended into a phoenix god after tasting Azuma’s bread | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)

BIZARRE-LOOKING Yakisoba Bread!! | Yakitate!! Japan (2004)