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Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma 

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Yukihira Soma is a teen with a great enthusiasm for cooking. He dreams of surpassing his father, a great chef and restaurant owner, and so attends Totsuki Culinary Academy, a legendary and ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka Yoshitsugu Matsuoka ...  Soma Yukihira 61 episodes, 2015-2018
Minami Takahashi Minami Takahashi ...  Megumi Tadokoro 54 episodes, 2015-2018
Maaya Uchida Maaya Uchida ...  Yuki Yoshino 47 episodes, 2015-2018
Ai Kayano Ai Kayano ...  Ryoko Sakaki 46 episodes, 2015-2018
Kengo Kawanishi Kengo Kawanishi ...  Shoji Sato / ... 44 episodes, 2015-2018
Saori Oonishi ...  Hisako Arato / ... 42 episodes, 2015-2018
Junichi Yanagita Junichi Yanagita ...  Daigo Aoki / ... 41 episodes, 2015-2018
Natsuki Hanae Natsuki Hanae ...  Takumi Aldini 38 episodes, 2015-2018
Shizuka Ishigami Shizuka Ishigami ...  Ikumi Mito 38 episodes, 2015-2018
Bryson Baugus Bryson Baugus ...  Takumi Aldini 37 episodes, 2015-2016
Taishi Murata Taishi Murata ...  Shun Ibusaki 36 episodes, 2015-2018
Yûsuke Kobayashi Yûsuke Kobayashi ...  Zenji Marui 35 episodes, 2015-2018
Takahiro Sakurai ...  Satoshi Isshiki 31 episodes, 2015-2018
Chinatsu Akasaki Chinatsu Akasaki ...  Alice Nakiri 30 episodes, 2015-2018
Risa Taneda ...  Erina Nakiri 28 episodes, 2015-2016
Nobuhiko Okamoto Nobuhiko Okamoto ...  Ryo Kurokiba 26 episodes, 2015-2018
Yuki Ono Yuki Ono ...  Isami Aldini 26 episodes, 2015-2018
Rina Hidaka Rina Hidaka ...  Urara Kawashima / ... 26 episodes, 2015-2018


Yukihira Soma is a teen with a great enthusiasm for cooking. He dreams of surpassing his father, a great chef and restaurant owner, and so attends Totsuki Culinary Academy, a legendary and formidable cooking school for the greatest teenage chefs in Japan.

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Release Date:

3 March 2015 (Japan) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Neat idea, lazy, cliche writing.

I was originally mislead by this anime, due to the fact it starts off in an oddball way that suggests it's going to be more akin to a comedy, fantasy adventure that focuses on cooking. They had some interesting early characters that seemed more like enemies from One Piece more than anything else.

That quickly changed within the second or third episode and the anime basically devolved into a cooking drama with some bits of comedy here and there. At first I was disappointed with the direction the anime looked like it was moving in, but then that changed.

While the anime wasn't what I expected it to be from the first episode, it still seemed pretty good, the writing seemed decent and more importantly, the plot moved quickly.

Unfortunately, every season after that just continues to go down hill. It's more like a dramedie by season four, but it's not really written funny, the series just relies on a lot of overused anime tropes and funny faces more so than anything else.

The fan services has continued to get worse and worse with every episode. At first it started off with once in awhile and it has now gotten to the point, someone's clothes aret eploding off their bodies from eating some noodles or something every single episode. This just feels lazy, like they can't even rely on their own writing to keep the viewer's attention and instead has to rely on sex.

I had high hopes for this anime, but by season four it just falls flat on it's face.

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