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Netflix Schedules First ‘Food Wars!’ Anime Season

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Get ready for a new wave of fans!
© Yuto Tsukuda, Shun Saeki / Shueisha, Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma Committee

The spring 2020 series Food Wars! Strong Plate may be shifting to a tentative summer 2020 series if not the fall but for those that haven’t engaged in the show before, it’s about to be a good time. Netflix has revealed with a series page that they’re bringing out the first season of the series for streaming on the service Friday, May 20th. It’s expected to be like the other shows that have seen prior release in that it’ll have the Japanese and English tracks but also some other subtitle tracks being added which we’ll confirm on Friday when streaming goes live.

The season has Yoshitomo Yonetani directing it based on the scripts from Shogo Yasukawa. Tomoyuki Shitaya is handling the character designs with JC Staff once again handling the animation production.

The series comes from Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki that began in 2012 and has thirty-six volumes out in Japan when all is said and done. Viz Media has been bringing it over here while the anime has been coming out with a couple of well-received seasons so far of the anime distributed by Sentai Filmworks.

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Plot concept: 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!

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