Shokugeki no Soma [TV]
Since early childhood, Soma Yukihira has been assisting his father Joichiro run their family’s diner. Throughout the years, he has challenged his father’s culinary skills in cooking showdowns, and has lost every single one of their 50 matches. Despite this, he strives to improve his cooking, often experimenting with new recipes.
After declaring his desire to become a full-time chef, his father decides to send him to a prestigious cooking school, called Totsuki Culinary Academy, where only 10% of the students graduate. He meets other students who are also extremely talented in cooking, and their cooking skills are put to the test as they struggle to survive the harsh lifestyle inside Totsuki Culinary Academy.
About the Show
Shokugeki no Soma is the anime adaptation for the cooking comedy manga series under the same name, written by Yuto Tsukuda and illustrated by Shun Saeki, in collaboration with Yuki Morisaki who provides the recipes shown in the series. Produced by J.C. Staff studio, the anime series aired a total of 37 episodes (divided into two seasons, plus 4 OVAs), between April 3,2015 and September 24, 2016.
Soma Yukihira has never received formal cooking classes prior to his admittance into Totsuki Culinary Academy, but has extensively worked with his father as co-chef in their family diner. He is fond of experimenting and developing new recipes, and had lost more than 50 cooking showdowns against his father. His cocky and nonchalant attitude caused most of the other students in the academy to hate him, especially Erina Nakiri.
Megumi Tadokoro is Yukihira’s partner in most activities, and is also his first friend since admittance to the academy. Due to her poor social skills and stage fright, Megumi struggled through most graded tests and earned failing grades. She was one failing grade away from expulsion prior to being assigned with Yukihira. She dreams to become an excellent chef one da