3 Reasons You Should Watch Shokugeki no Soma!

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  • With 24 episodes that just ended, Shokugeki no Soma (食戟のソーマ) or Food Wars as known by its American title, has taken the Anime industry by storm.
    Mind you all anime lovers, if you haven’t watched this, well this is not your ordinary cooking anime show. Herein we present you 3 reasons why you should watch this anime if you haven’t already!

    1. The Food

    Have you ever wondered how food in anime seems too good to eat? Well, it actually goes for this anime too.
    Every dish the characters make will surely make your eyes fix on their masterpieces. Aside from that, you will actually get to pick up some cooking tips, ideas and new Japanese terms from this anime! How neat is that?!

    2. The Plot

    Yes, this anime has a plot! The story centers not only around the main protagonist, Yukihira Souma, but also the students attending Totsuki Gakuen, a prestigious elite school with a graduating rate of less than 10%. In line with the title’s name, Shokugeki is a cooking battle between two parties and has been a tradition long passed on. This is also a battle where both parties showcase their cooking talents in order to settle their dispute.
    All kinds of youngsters involved in the food industry have gathered here to take over the ranks known as Totsuki Jyuketsu Hyougikai (遠月十傑評議会) or also known as the Totsuki Elite Ten Council.

    Season one has ended and left viewers hanging with the results. As of the moment, no news has been brought out whether the anime will have a season 2 but for those who are itching to know what will happen beyond the 24 episodes, follow manga in order to catch up.

    3. Franchise

    It’s funny, thrilling and at the same time exciting. These factors actually gave this anime’s franchise a huge push on the back to its fame.
    The manga as of the moment is at a 15 volume count consisting of 136 chapters, 4 light novel volumes and 1 manga volume under the name “Shokugeki no Soma – L’étoile”.
    Manga actually sales on a good scale as every volume’s releases gain more and more readers! Which on a short note means that readers are anticipating to find out what will happen next!

    Considering the length of the aired episodes, viewers get an entertaining show, a good laugh and some additional catchy opening and ending songs as well.
    What are you waiting for! If you haven’t seen or read Shokugeki no Souma yet, you’re missing out! You might just put this on one of your top lists!

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