Culinary contests are back on the menu this October!
One of the big returning series for Crunchyroll's Fall 2019 Simulcast Lineup is Food Wars! The Fourth Plate! The culinary showdowns continue in the anime adaptation's fourth season, and we have a plate full of info for you to chow down on in the meantime.
Launch Time: October 11 at 9:30am PT
Territories: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, and the Middle East
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?
VA: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Bell in Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?)
VA: Hisako Kanemoto (Sailor Mercury in Sailor Moon Crystal)
VA: Minami Takahashi (Sora in Aikatsu!)
Yoshitomo Yonetani (Brigadoon, Food Wars! seasons 1-3)
Shogo Yasukawa (Mitsuboshi Colors)
Tatsuya Katō (Dr. STONE)
Tomoyuki Shitaya (Bakuman.)
Kōichirō Bizen (DATE A LIVE III)
Jin Aketagawa (Golden Kamuy)
Director of Photography
Yutaka Kurosawa (Hayate the Combat Butler!)
OP Theme Performer
STEREO DIVE FOUNDATION
ED Theme Performer
The cooking battle manga started its serialization in the magazine’s 52nd issue of 2012, and its 35th tankobon volume was released in Japan on June 4. The series’ total print run reached 15 million copies by July 2018. Its TV anime adaptation produced by J.C.STAFF was aired for three seasons in Japan from 2015 to 2018, with the fourth kicking off in October of 2019.
1st and 35th volume covers of the Japanese tankobon releases:
Viz Media publishes the manga in North America.