Poster depicting Yakitate!! Japan

Alternative titles


English Yakitate!! Japan
Japanese 焼きたて!! ジャぱん

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Aired 2004-10-12 to 2006-03-14
Episodes 69

Yakitate means "fresh baked", but the word "Japan" is actually a pun - pan means bread in Japanese, so Kazuma is out to make Japan, a unique Japanese bread to compete with the best bread from around the world!Azuma became obsessed with bread when he was six years old. His sister yelled that their family should start having bread for breakfast sometimes, but their grandfather refused to even consider it, as he would only eat natto, miso soup, and rice for breakfast. Kazuma agreed, saying he didn`t like bread, but his sister kidnaps him and takes him to a bread store to show him the wonders of fresh-baked bread. Not only is Kazuma converted, but the owner discovers that Kazuma has the magical "Hands of the Sun" whose warmth makes them particularly suited to making bread. The owner packs up shop and goes to Tokyo to fulfill his dream of making Japan, but Kazuma continues his bread-baking dream as well, and ends up going to Tokyo himself when he`s sixteen, to compete for a spot at the foremost bread store in Japan - Pantasia!

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Voice Actors & Characters

Kazuma Azuma main Yumiko Kobayashi Japanese
Kazuma Azuma main Candice Moore English
Kazuma Azuma main In Seong O Korean
Tsukino Azusagawa main Chihiro Otsuka Japanese
Tsukino Azusagawa main Emily Woo Zeller English
Tsukino Azusagawa main Hye Ok Jeong Korean
Shigeru Kanmuri main Marina Inoue Japanese
Shigeru Kanmuri main Yong Sin Lee Korean
Shigeru Kanmuri main Andrea Kwan English
Kyousuke Kawachi main Shuuhei Sakaguchi Japanese
Kyousuke Kawachi main Yuu Sugimoto Japanese
Kyousuke Kawachi main Dave Bridges English
Kyousuke Kawachi main Beom Gi Hong Korean
Ryo Kuroyanagi main Takehito Koyasu Japanese
Ryo Kuroyanagi main David Lee McKinney English
Ken Matsushiro main Hiroki Touchi Japanese
Ken Matsushiro main Jeong Gu Lee Korean
Kai Suwabara main Takayuki Sakazume Japanese
Kai Suwabara main Victor Lee English
Kai Suwabara main Myeong Jun Jeong Korean
Leonhart XIV supporting Juurouta Kosugi Japanese
Narrator supporting Hiroki Touchi Japanese
Haijima supporting Akemi Kanda Japanese
Shinobu Sushi Old Man supporting Hiroshi Yanaka Japanese
Sacchan supporting Sakiko Uran Japanese
Satsuki supporting Ruri Asano Japanese
Cathy supporting Ruri Asano Japanese
Young Boy supporting Ryoko Shiraishi Japanese
Princess Anne supporting Tomoko Kawakami Japanese
Don supporting Katsuhisa Houki Japanese
Carne supporting Katsuyuki Konishi Japanese
Pharaoh supporting Hiroyuki Kinoshita Japanese
Muhammad supporting Keiji Himeno Japanese
Cleo supporting Junko Kitanishi Japanese
Schweinrich supporting Kazuya Tatekabe Japanese
Beautiful Reporter supporting Machiko Toyoshima Japanese
Chef supporting Shin Aomori Japanese
Monica Adenauer supporting Rie Kugimiya Japanese
Monica Adenauer supporting Chae Eon Han Korean
Mother Adenauer supporting Sakiko Tamagawa Japanese
Father Adenauer supporting Atsushi Ono Japanese
Inaho Azuma supporting Rie Saitou Japanese
Inaho Azuma supporting Catherine Fu English
Umasaburou Azuma supporting Cho Japanese
Umasaburou Azuma supporting Jong Gu Lee Korean
Umatarou Azuma supporting Cho Japanese
Grandmother Azuma supporting Roko Takizawa Japanese
Yukino Azusagawa supporting Atsuko Yuya Japanese
Yukino Azusagawa supporting Emily Woo Zeller English
Yukino Azusagawa supporting Myeong seon Lee Korean
Mizuno Azusagawa supporting Chigusa Ikeda Japanese
Sadanao Azusagawa supporting Masaaki Tsukada Japanese
Sadanao Azusagawa supporting Won Je Tak Korean
Sophie Balzac Kirisaki supporting Nana Mizuki Japanese
Sophie Balzac Kirisaki supporting Seon Hye Kim Korean
Pierrot Bolneze supporting Tomokazu Seki Japanese
Pierrot Bolneze supporting Michiru Yamazaki Japanese
Pierrot Bolneze supporting Michael Pizzuto English
Pierrot Bolneze supporting Seiko Tamura Japanese
Pierrot Bolneze supporting Won Il Son Korean
Go Chimatsuri supporting Kousuke Toriumi Japanese
Tom Crusoe supporting Motoko Kumai Japanese
Mako Graham supporting Michiko Neya Japanese
Dave Hachiguchi supporting Yuu Shimaka Japanese
Dave Hachiguchi supporting Hyeon Wu Byeon Korean
Yukio Hattori supporting Yukio Hattori Japanese
Spencer Henry supporting Takuya Kirimoto Japanese
Spencer Henry supporting Yong Wu Shin Korean
Tomozou Ishiyama supporting Kouhei Shiotsuka Japanese
Hiroshi Kaname supporting Makoto Ishii Japanese
Hiromi Kawachi supporting Asuka Tanii Japanese
Kyotaro Kawachi supporting Masaki Terasoma Japanese
Sister Kawachi supporting Ryoko Shiraishi Japanese
Gran Kayser supporting Jouji Nakata Japanese
Edward Kayser supporting Kouji Yusa Japanese
Bob Kayser supporting Takanori Hoshino Japanese
Brad Kidd supporting Kenyuu Horiuchi Japanese
Brad Kidd supporting Il Kim Korean
Megumi Kimura supporting Mamiko Noto Japanese
Kageto Kinoshita supporting Setsuji Satou Japanese
Kageto Kinoshita supporting Hyeon Wu Byeon Korean
Yuuichi Kirisaki supporting Fumihiko Tachiki Japanese
Yuuichi Kirisaki supporting Dave Bridges English
Sylvan Kirisaki supporting Show Hayami Japanese
Sylvan Kirisaki supporting Ju Chang Lee Korean
Maetel Leonhart supporting Masako Katsuki Japanese
Kaede Matsushiro supporting Akane Omae Japanese
Tsuyoshi Mokoyama supporting Tessyo Genda Japanese
Tsuyoshi Mokoyama supporting Gwang Jang Korean
Yuuko Motohashi supporting Mayumi Tanaka Japanese
Miki Norihei supporting Takeshi Aono Japanese
Miki Norihei supporting Min Seok Kim Korean
Yulrich Rame supporting Minoru Inaba Japanese
Ryuu Ryomen supporting Shirou Saitou Japanese
Narumi Shizuto supporting Hikaru Midorikawa Japanese
Michael Shukapper supporting Cho Japanese
Takumi Tsubozuka supporting Kenji Nojima Japanese
Masanobu Tsutsumi supporting Satoshi Hino Japanese
Masanobu Tsutsumi supporting Il Kim Korean
Katsuo Umino supporting Mayumi Tanaka Japanese
Shadow White supporting Yutaka Aoyama Japanese
Producer Yamakawa supporting Mitsuaki Hoshino Japanese