Why did the author of Yakitate Japan shit on Kawachi so much? I really liked his character because he was the guy who worked hard to get where he was in the bread world and just turned into a gag character right after the tournament. I was waiting for him to get a nice mini arc in the game show part of the manga where he wins a round all by himself but no.
talent > hardwork
It's because he rejected the Afro!
Kawachi's the hero of Pantasia tho, what with having to play the clown in Monaco. His issue is his indecisiveness and lack of resolve.
But that victory bread. Not to mention how hard he worked to get gauntlets.