It has been established that the new animation project based on Bartender will be a television anime, and the debut of the series is scheduled for April 2024. The animation will be done by Studio Liber, and the working title is going to be Barman: Glass of God. The anime will be made available for simultaneous streaming on Crunchyroll, and the visual teaser can be viewed in the following location:
The new anime will have Ryoichi Kuraya serving as the director, and Mariko Kunisawa will be in charge of the series composition. It has been decided that Ueda Youichi would take on the role of chief animation director as well as character designer.
Araki Joh is the creator of the story for the Japanese manga series Bartender, and Kenji Nagatomo is the artist behind the artwork. It was initially published as a serial in the Japanese seinen magazine Super Jump by Shueisha between the years of 2004 and 2011. Shueisha assembled the chapters into a total of 21 volumes after collecting them all.
The manga was initially adapted into a television anime by Palm Studio in 2006, and the series aired for a total of eleven episodes. In 2011, it was also made into a television drama that was broadcast in Japan. The drama consisted of a total of eight episodes and starred Masaki Aiba. The protagonist of the story is a talented barman named Ryu Sasakura who strives to improve the experience of each and every one of his clients.
On Monday, the official website for the new television anime adaptation of writer Araki Joh and illustrator Kenji Nagatomo’s Bartender manga revealed that the anime will be titled Bartender Glass of God (Bartender: Kami no Glass) and that it will have its premiere in April 2024.
The animation being produced at the studio Liber (The Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague) is being directed by Ryichi Kuraya, who is known for his work on Tsugumomo and Farming Life in Another World. The series scripts are being overseen by Mariko Kunisawa (Ascendance of a Bookworm all 3 seasons, The case files of Jeweller Richard), and Yichi Ueda (Gangsta., The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window) is the character designer and primary animation director for the show. SUNTORY is helping out with the production of the show in some capacity.
Additionally, on Monday, Crunchyroll announced that it will be streaming the anime in the following regions: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS.
In October of 2006, Japan saw the release of a prior television anime adaptation of the manga consisting of eleven episodes. Palm Studio’s television programme was directed by Masaki Watanabe. Yasuhiro Imagawa, who was also in charge of the series’ music, was the one who created the scripts. Hirotaka Kinoshita was the one responsible for the character designs. The one in charge of the artwork was Shigemi Ikeda. The music was arranged and composed by Kaoruko Ohtake.