Will Food Wars continue its streak of airing a season of its anime since 2015? Or will it be over this year?
Food Wars: Shokugeki no Souma is a Japanese manga series authored by Yuto Tsukuda and illustrated by Shun Saeki. The manga series was licensed by Viz Media who have been releasing digital volumes since March 2014 and volumes in print since August 2014. Fun fact: Yuki Morisaki provides the recipes for the series by working as a Contributor.
It received an anime adaptation by J.C.Staff consisting of 24 episodes which aired from April 4, 2015, to September 26, 2015. It has received two sequels till date; the first sequel and second season, Food Wars: The Second Plate consisted of 13 episodes and aired from July 2, 2016, to September 24, 2016. The third season, Food Wars: The Third Plate was divided into two parts. The first part consisted of 12 episodes and aired from October 4, 2017, to December 20, 2017. The second part also consisted of 12 episodes and aired from April 9, 2018, to June 25, 2018. All titles of this series have received an excellent rating on MyAnimeList with all having a score of above 8.3!
The Plot of Food Wars
Souma Yukihira loved to help his father by working as a sous chef since he was a young boy. As the years passed, Souma developed a passion for impressing his customers with his creative culinary skills. He always dreamt of owning the family restaurant one day as the head chef.
But when his father decides to close down his restaurant to test his skills in restaurants all over the globe; Souma is sent to a prestigious cooking school known as Tootsuki Culinary Academy. It is popular for its high stakes ‘food wars’. Souma and his friends struggle to survive in the Academy as more and more challenges are headed their way.
The qualifiers for the Autumn Elections are over, and now just eight chefs remain. They have to face each other one-on-one in food wars, each with their unique theme. With new judges and new competitors to face, Souma must work hard to reach the top of the Autumn Elections as well as Tootsuki Culinary Academy.
The Moon Festival is Tootsuki Academy’s annual festivals where the students must compete with each other by earning profit from selling their cuisine. But for Souma, it is also his first opportunity to challenge the Elite Ten, the council which administers the Academy. But this is just the beginning of Souma’s battle against the Elite Ten as what they have in store will shock the Academy.
Food Wars Season 4 Release Date
The fourth season of Food Wars is said to premiere in Fall 2019 season; more specifically, in October. We have not yet received confirmed release date from the officials, but it is very likely to be aired on October 2019. Fans of the Food Wars series, be prepared.