Food Wars! The Fifth Plate is streaming with Crunchyroll for its upcoming Spring anime season. The show is based on a shonen manga written by Yūto Tsukuda and illustrated by Shun Saeki, with recipes from Yuki Morisaki and has seen a steady growth of hungry fans since its 2015 anime debut.
Food Wars! is a comedy/slice of life story following the culinary pursuits of Soma Yukihira, who dreams of becoming a chef and surpassing his father’s skills. To that end, he enrolls in one of Japan’s most elite culinary schools, Totsuki Saryo Culinary Institute and finds himself competing with his fellow students, all trying to become one of the few chosen graduates.
Food Wars! will stream with the rest of the Crunchyroll Spring slate which already includes Tower of God, My Life as a Villainess, The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me?, Woodpecker Detective’s Office and One Piece with more on the way.
Check out the official synopsis and key art below and get ready for Food Wars! The Fifth Plate to hit Crunchyroll in April.
Soma Yukihira has been helping out his family diner, honing his skills. With his father’s recommendation, he decides to enroll into “Totsuki Saryo Culinary Institute”, a school for the most elites of the culinary world. During his time there, he has grown so much as a chef through studying hard with friends and competing against rivals in shokugeki battles. Soma has now moved up a grade and he has finally grasped what he has always hoped for; the first seat at the Totsuki Ten Masters Council.
In the meantime, an invitation to a world-class cooking competition known as “BLUE” arrives to Totsuki. “BLUE” is one of the most authentic gastronomic tournaments for young chefs seeking fame. However, there’s been a change to this year’s system and themes are all out of ordinary! There’s spark in the air as the new rivals appears from the shadow!
Where will the “BLUE” lead them!?
The shokugeki to determine the new bearers of culinary world is about to begin!