Manga illustrator Shun Saeki drew Yukihira and Nakiri for "the first time in a while"
November 26 marks 10 years since the first chapter of the Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma manga spiced up the pages of Weekly Shonen Jump. To celebrate the sizzling franchise's 10th anniversary with year, a special Totsuki Culinary Academy Festival will be held in Akihabara this November. Also to celebrate, over the week manga artist Shun Saeki drew Yukihira and Nakiri for "the first time in a while" on his Twitter account.
10周年ということで久々に描いてみました！ pic.twitter.com/L1dn0S4yIy— 佐伯俊 (@Syunsaeki) August 24, 2022
10周年ということで久々に描いてみました！ pic.twitter.com/KzdgUH4u7U— 佐伯俊 (@Syunsaeki) August 27, 2022
The Totsuki Culinary Academy Festival is set to start on November 5 and run until November 11 at Akiba CO Gallery. The event will be showing off the original manga drafts in "high-definition," sell original goods and even have some photo spots.
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma manga began on November 26, 2012, and ran until August 29, 2019, spawning five TV anime seasons. The last three of which are currently streaming on Crunchyroll. which describes the series as such:
Shokugeki no Soma centers on Yukihira Soma, a middle school student who is determined to surpass his father’s culinary skills. One day, his father decides to close down their family restaurant and hone his skills in Europe. Before leaving he enrolls Soma in an elite culinary school that is extremely difficult to enter with a graduation rate of only 10 percent. Will Soma be able to improve his skills, or will the kitchen prove to be too hot?
Source: Shokugeki no Soma on Twitter
Daryl Harding is a Senior Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.