Toonami To Air Food Wars! Anime Starting 7/6/2019

By: Anime Herald June 27, 20190 Comments

Earlier today, Sentai Filmworks announced that Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma will air on Adult Swim’s Toonami block. The series will launch on July 6, at 1:00AM.

Food Wars Toonami Visual

The Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma adapts Yūto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki’s manga of the same name. The series kicked off in April 2015, and ran for 24 episodes. Yoshitomo Yonetani (Nurse Witch Komugi, Tiger & Bunny The Movie -The Rising-) directed the series at J.C. Staff, while Tomoyuki Shitaya (Bakuman, Kiss×sis) provided character designs. Scripts were provided by Shinichi Inotsume and Shogo Yasukawa.

Food Wars! Season 3 Part 1 Key VisualTo date, three seasons have been produced, with the most recent hitting Japanese TV in the Spring 2018 broadcast season. A fourth season, titled Shokugeki no Sōma: Shin no Sara (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma: The Plate of God) will air in October.

Sentai Filmworks currently holds the rights to the title in North America. Crunchyroll streamed the third season, which they describe as:

Shokugeki no Soma centers on Yukihira Soma, a middle school student who is determined to surpass his father’s culinary skills. One day, his father decides to close down their family restaurant and hone his skills in Europe. Before leaving he enrolls Soma in an elite culinary school that is extremely difficult to enter with a graduation rate of only 10 percent. Will Soma be able to improve his skills, or will the kitchen prove to be too hot?

Source: Twitter (SentaiFilmworks)

Toonami To Air Food Wars! Anime Starting 7/6/2019Samantha Ferreira

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