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‘Food Wars! The Third Plate’ Anime Gets Toonami Scheduling

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Soma's dish is a fried rice with five international cuisines packed inside!
© Yuto Tsukuda, Shun Saeki / Shueisha, Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma Committee

The third season of the Food Wars! franchise with The Third Plate has gotten itself some new distribution as it’s set to appear on Toonami. The programming block on Cartoon Network has revealed that the series will debut on the night of February 27th, 2021 at 1:00 am ET that night. It’s set to run the 24-episode run that will give it some fresh material for the late-night crowd. It joins the lineup that will look like:

  • 12:00AM – Dragon Ball Super
  • 12:30AM – Attack on Titan
  • 1:00AM – Food Wars! The Third Plate
  • 1:30AM – Fire Force
  • 2:00AM – Black Clover
  • 2:30AM – SSSS.Gridman
  • 3:00AM – Naruto Shippūden
  • 3:30AM – Demon Slayer

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.

nano.RIPE will be performing the opening theme song with “Last Chapter” while Mai Fuchigame is on board to perform “Crossing Road” as the ending theme song.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

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 the culinary world is about to begin!

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