Bartender: Glass of God Reveals 1st Trailer and Cast

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The upcoming Bartender: Glass of God anime has received its first trailer, as well as a second teaser visual and cast information.

The announced cast members include:

Takuma Terashima as protagonist Ryuu Sasakura
Yoshino Nanjou as Miwa Kurushima
Haruka Shiraishi as Yukari Higuchi
Eriko Matsui as Kyouko Kawakami
Ryouko Shiraishi as Yuri Kinjou
Makoto Furukawa as Calvin Chen

Bartender: Glass of God is set to premiere in April 2024 with Crunchyroll streaming outside Japan. The anime is inspired by the Shueisha-published Bartender manga written by Araki Joh and illustrated by Kenji Nagatomo, which follows the genius bartender Ryuu. 

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The main staff for the anime includes Ryouichi Kuraya (Farming Life in Another World) as director, Mariko Kunisawa (Orient Season 2) as series composer, and Youichi Ueda (High-Rise Invasion) as character designer and chief animation director. Liber is handling the animation production. 

The Bartender manga ran from 2004 to 2012 with 21 tankoubon volumes. The series was later followed up by Bartender à ParisBartender à Tokyo, and Bartender 6stp, which were drawn by Osamu Kajisa. The manga has previously inspired a 2006 anime series produced by PALM COMPANY and directed by Masaki Watanabe (Battle SpiritsMirage) that ran for 11 episodes and a 2011 TV drama.

Source: @bartender_anime

Melvyn originally wanted to write about video games, and he did so for a few years starting from his college days. Now, he primarily focuses on anime-related content, although he also writes about games, light novels, manga, and VTubers sometimes. Some of his free time is spent self-learning Japanese. Every anime season, Melvyn looks forward to discovering new standout episodes and OP/ED animation sequences.
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