Barakamon

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  • TV-PG
  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 8.2  (3,110)

Barakamon is a Japanese anime series based on a manga of the same name created by Satsuki Yoshino. The plot begins when a young calligrapher, named Seish? Handa's work is cruelly criticized by a elderly curator at a local exhibition. This drives Handa to fury and in a moment of emotional instability he strikes the old man in the face. His father is furious at this outburst and downcast and disappointed in his son, so he exiles him to the small and idyllic island of Goto where Handa meets the colorful villagers who inhabit the place and begins to learn, both about himself and his art.

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Seasons
E 12
12. E 12
September 27, 2014
With his calligraphy exhibition entry finished, Handa wants to return to the island and the people he cares about there. Unfortunately, his mom is dead set against it. How will he convince her to let him go?
E 11
11. E 11
September 20, 2014
Handa has returned to Tokyo, to show his new "STAR" calligraphy to the gallery director he had punched and ask for forgiveness. However, Handa doesn't feel quite right about the work, and ends up smearing it before the director can. Could some inspiration from his time at the island help him create an even better work before the deadline?
E 10
10. E 10
September 13, 2014
After Handa submits his "Star" calligraphy despite some trepidation, he gets roped into helping to build a stone wall and then into taking the girls to the summer festival. Meanwhile, Kawafuji gets the exhibition hall director to agree to welcome Handa back to Tokyo. How will he bid farewell to the kind islanders who've taught him so much?
E 9
9. E 9
September 6, 2014
With the Narukain exhibit closing in, Handa is starting to feel the pressure again. He gains the inspiration to write his work, but...
E 8
8. E 8
August 23, 2014
Handa experiences summer on the island, and sees a different side of Naru when he joins her in paying a visit to her family grave.
E 7
7. E 7
August 16, 2014
To make up for the turmoil of the previous two days, the village kids and Handa treat his guests to a fun day of fishing before bidding them farewell.
E 6
6. E 6
August 9, 2014
Handa's only friend, Kawafuji, arrives with a kid named Kanzaki Kousuke in tow, but their trip to Handa's house ends up being very roundabout. Why does Kousuke want to meet Handa so badly, and why did Kawafuji agree to bring him?
E 5
5. E 5
August 2, 2014
After the job from Miwa's dad breaks his artist's block, Handa's ready to get writing! But some distractions come up, in the form of the girls demanding penmanship help, a day taking the kids to the beach, and Naru's Grampa's addictive pickled daikon...
E 4
4. E 4
July 26, 2014
After his computer and cell phone break, Handa's only link to the outside world is the phone at the general store. He decides to focus on his entry for the upcoming Naruka Institute competition, but hits a wall. Can a job from Miwa's gangsterish dad help him break through it?
Hitonmochi (Rice Cakes Thrown in Celebrations)
3. Hitonmochi (Rice Cakes Thrown in Celebrations)
July 19, 2014
Handa's sends in his calligraphy work, only to find he was awarded second place.
Yakamashika (Noisy)
2. Yakamashika (Noisy)
July 12, 2014
A week after coming to the island, Handa is trying to focus on improving his calligraphy. However, he keeps getting interrupted by Naru and her friends, including middle-school girls Miwa and Tama, who want their old base back!
Barakakodon (Spirited Child)
1. Barakakodon (Spirited Child)
July 5, 2014
A calligrapher is sent away to an island after causing a commotion. There he get to know a young girl who would inspire him to a world he has never seen before.
Description

Barakamon is a Japanese anime series based on a manga of the same name created by Satsuki Yoshino. The plot begins when a young calligrapher, named Seish? Handa's work is cruelly criticized by a elderly curator at a local exhibition. This drives Handa to fury and in a moment of emotional instability he strikes the old man in the face. His father is furious at this outburst and downcast and disappointed in his son, so he exiles him to the small and idyllic island of Goto where Handa meets the colorful villagers who inhabit the place and begins to learn, both about himself and his art.

Barakamon is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on July 5, 2014.

Where to Watch Barakamon

Barakamon is available for streaming on the FUNimation website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Barakamon on demand at Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    July 5, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (3,110)