Bartender: Glass Of God Episode 1: Release Date, Recap & Spoilers

Fans eagerly anticipate the long-awaited release of Bartender: Glass of God this week, kicking off the Spring 2024 season with a fresh adaptation of Araki Joh’s classic manga.

Araki Joh’s Bartender manga was adapted into anime in 2006, and it was highly praised by fans for its faithfulness to the manga.

When the new adaptation, Bartender: Glass of God, was announced, fans initially thought it was a sequel to the original.

However, it has been clarified that Bartender: Glass of God is a remake of the original anime, animated by Studio Liber.

In Bartender: Glass of God, fans can expect a modernized rendition of the original manga’s plot. The remake will center around Ryu Sasakura, a talented bartender renowned for concocting the most delectable cocktails imaginable.

About Bartender: Glass Of God 

Nestled in the quiet streets of the Ginza district lies Eden Hall, a special bar run by Ryuu Sasakura, a genius bartender known for his amazing cocktails.

But finding Eden Hall isn’t easy  it’s said that the bar chooses its customers, not the other way around. People from all walks of life, each dealing with their own problems, stumble upon this unique bar.

Despite their troubles, Ryuu always knows just the right cocktail to comfort and guide each person who walks through his doors.

Whether they’re sad, lost, or confused, Eden Hall offers a safe haven where everyone can find solace in a glass of Ryuu’s magical concoctions.


In Bartender: Glass of God Episode 1, viewers can expect to meet our protagonist, bartender Ryu Sasakura, and his bar, Eden Hall.

Located in the Ginza district’s maze-like streets, Eden Hall stands as a solitary sanctuary under Ryu’s watchful eye.

Renowned for his skill in crafting the legendary Glass of God cocktail, Ryu’s bar exudes an aura of mystique, rumored to attract only the most discerning patrons.

Bartender Glass Of God PV (Credit: Liber)

In Bartender: Glass of God Episode 1, a diverse cast of individuals, each grappling with their own personal challenges, will cross the threshold of Eden Hall.

Amidst the bar’s welcoming atmosphere, Ryu will serve as a source of comfort and guidance to the first patron, skillfully concocting cocktails uniquely suited to alleviate and support them through their hardships.

Release Date & Where To Watch

Bartender: Glass Of God Episode 1 will be released on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 12:00 AM JST. The international schedule is as follows:

  • Canada Time: 11:00 PM on Wednesday, April 10, 2024
  • Pacific Time: 8:00  PM on Wednesday, April 10, 2024
  • Australian Time: 2:00  PM on Thursday, April 9, 2024
  • Greenwich Time: 3:00 PM Wednesday, April 10, 2024
  • Japanese Time: 12:00 AM on Thursday, April 9, 2024
  • Central Time: 10:00  PM on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

For Japanese viewers, Bartender: Glass of God Episode 1 will air on TV Tokyo and other TV channels. They can also watch it on-demand through platforms like Lemino, U-NEXT, Anime Times, and Anime Hodai.

Internationally, Bartender: Glass of God Episode 1 will be streamed on Crunchyroll, ABEMA Premium, Amazon Prime Video, d-anime store, DMM TV, Hulu, and the Bandai Channel.