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Barakamon Episodes #01 – Anime Review

Barakamon is based on the manga by the same name by Satsuki Yoshino, published originally by Square Enix. Yen Press has picked up the manga for release in English, making this one of the few recent slice-of-life genre series which we won’t have to say goodbye to when the anime reaches a conclusion. The anime is brought to us by Kinema Citrus, a studio which you don’t hear about very much, but they’ve also done Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 and Black Bullet. A delay in materials meant a delay in the Funimation simulcast of Barakamon, leaving many people frustrated that it was streaming on Crunchyroll for other territories before we got a chance to watch it legally. Rejoice because the wait is over! READ MORE...