Azuma is an aspiring young baker who aims to make the world's greatest Ja-pan!
Family: His family owns a rice farm, where his grandfather works. As a traditional Japanese family, they have rice for breakfast every morning, until his sister Inaho introduces the bread to the family, something their grandfather is very against.
Azuma also, at first, disliked bread, saying it was dried out. Eventually, his sister helped convince him otherwise.
Azuma helps to win over his grandfather's hatred against bread with the very first Japan.
First appeared: first volume of Yakitate!! Japan.