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Second ‘Food Wars!’ Anime DVD/BD Season First Artwork Arrives

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Food Wars Season 2 Visual 6-6Warner Bros. Japan is handling the home video release for the second season of Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma on DVD and Blu-ray for its home territory. With the first volume set to arrive in a couple of weeks, the cover artwork and packaging has now arrived for it. The thirteen episode series is getting spread across seven discs when it begins its release on September 28th, 2016. The series is getting seven Blu-ray discs released monthly priced at 6,500 yen for the first six while the seventh is priced at 4,500 yen as it has just the single episode and no pack-in CD. The DVD side is getting a single box set release at the end priced at 8,900 yen. Check out the details in the chart below for individual dates and known extras. We’ll be updating that as new cover art pieces come in.

Directed by Yoshitomo Yonetani, the series is being animated at JC Staff with Shogko Yasukawa handling the scripts and Tomoyuki Shitaya working on the character design adaptations. It’ll star Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Soma Yukihira, Risa Taneda as Erina Nakir, Minami Takahashi as Megumi Tadokoro, Ikumi Mito as Shizuka Ishigami, Maaya Uchida as Yūki Yoshino, Ai Kayano as Ryōko Sakaki, Taishi Murata as Shun Ibusaki, Yūsuke Kobayashi as Zenji Marui, Ai Kakuma as Mayumi Kurase, Rina Hidaka as Urara Kawashima, Banjo Ginga as Senzaemon Nakiri and Rikiya Koyama as Joichiro Yukihira.

The series is currently running in Weekly Shonen Jump by Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki with ten volumes to its name so far. Viz Media publishes the manga in North America digitally and in print form.

Plot concept: Soma Yukihira’s old man runs a small family restaurant in the less savory end of town. Aiming to one day surpass his father’s culinary prowess, Soma hones his skills day in and day out until one day, out of the blue, his father decides to enroll Soma in a classy culinary school!

Can Soma really cut it in a place that prides itself on a 10 percent graduation rate? And can he convince the beautiful, domineering heiress to the school that he belongs there at all?!

Second Season:

Volume Date Extras
1 09/28/16 Drama CD 1, Clean Opening, Clean Closing, Audio Commentary
2 10/26/16 Drama CD 2, Audio Commentary
3 11/23/16 Soundtrack CD 1, Audio Commentary
4 12/28/16 Drama CD 3, Audio Commentary
5 01/25/17 Drama CD 4, Audio Commentary
6 02/22/17 Drama CD 5, Audio Commentary
7 03/29/17 Audio Commentary
DVD-Box 11/23/16 Clean Opening, Clean Closing, Audio Commentaries (7)

First Season:

Volume Date Extras
1 07/29/15 Original Soundtrack, Clean Opening, Clean Closing, Audio Commentary
2 08/26/15 Original Soundtrack, Clean Opening, Clean Closing, Audio Commentary
3 09/30/15 Drama CD, Clean Opening, Clean Closing, Audio Commentary
4 10/28/15 Drama CD, Mouse Pad, Audio Commentary, Live Action Bonus Materials
5 11/25/15 Original Soundtrack, Audio Commentary, Live Action Bonus Materials
6 12/23/15 Drama CD, audio commentary, mouse pad (BD only), Live Action Bonus Materials
7 01/27/16 Drama CD, audio commentary, poster
8 02/24/16 Drama CD, audio commentary

Season 2 Covers

Food Wars Season 2 Japanese Volume 1 Cover
Food Wars Season 2 Japanese Volume 1 Cover
Food Wars Season 2 Japanese Volume 1 Packaging
Food Wars Season 2 Japanese Volume 1 Packaging

Season 1 Covers

Food Wars Japanese Volume 8 Packaging (click for larger)
Food Wars Japanese Volume 8 Packaging (click for larger)
Food Wars Japanese Volume 7 Packaging (click for larger)
Food Wars Japanese Volume 7 Packaging (click for larger)
Food Wars Japanese Volume 6 Packaging (click for larger)
Food Wars Japanese Volume 6 Packaging (click for larger)
Food Wars Japanese Volume 5 Cover (click for larger)
Food Wars Japanese Volume 5 Cover (click for larger)
Food Wars Japanese Volume 4 Packaging (click for larger)
Food Wars Japanese Volume 4 Packaging (click for larger)
Food Wars Japanese Volume 3 Packaging
Food Wars Japanese Volume 3 Packaging (click for larger)
Food Wars Japanese Volume 2 Packaging
Food Wars Japanese Volume 2 Packaging (click for larger)
Food Wars Japanese Volume 1 Packaging
Food Wars Japanese Volume 1 Packaging (click for larger)

[Source: Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma]