The Food Wars manga came to an end last year, and the anime series also wrapped up the fourth season. Now, fans have their eyes set on Shokugeki no Souma: Gou no Sara or The Food Wars: Fifth Plate. Let’s look at what we know about it so far.
1. Release Date & Highlights
- Announcement: Season 5 announced at Jump Festa 2020
- Release Date: April 2020 (Spring)
- Manga Arcs: Beach Exam and BLUE arcs
- Opening Theme: “Last Chapter” by nano.RIPE
- Ending Theme: “Crossing Road” by Mai Fuchigami
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma returns in April 2020!! 🔥🍽🔥 pic.twitter.com/LXlQla1pca— Crunchyroll 🔜 #AnimeAwards! (@Crunchyroll) December 27, 2019
2. Speculated Plot and Manga Arc
The upcoming fifth season of the series is supposed to adapt the Beach Exam and BLUE arcs.
Although considering the remaining manga chapters and based on the series’ pacing in the previous seasons, season 5 is going to be a single-cour that could have 12 to 13 episodes and is very likely the anime’s final season.
A teaser visual has also been released, you can check it out below:
4. Theme Songs
nano.RIPE will once again play the new opening song for the series, just like in the second, third and fourth seasons of the series. The new opening theme is called Last Chapter.
The new ending theme, titled “Crossing Road,” will be performed by Mai Fuchigami.
5. English Dub
There is no news of the dub yet, but the first four seasons are available on Crunchyroll with English subtitles.
6. Food Wars Plot
Souma is the son of the owner of a small eatery in Japan. For his age, Souma is a very talented chef. To improve his cooking skills and to save the restaurant, Souma begins studying at Totsuki Teahouse & Culinary Academy, which is regarded as Japan’s top culinary academy.
Despite not having a cooking background, he proves that he is no less than other professional chefs there. The third season introduces a classic shounen villain who puts the future of the academy at threat.
The fourth season continues this war further, and it’s all about the intense “food war” between Souma’s team and the Elite Ten. Despite being masters, the Elites had a hard time getting done with the Rebels.
7. Where to Watch Food Wars
Food Wars can be streamed on:
8. About Food Wars
Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma is a Japanese shōnen manga series written by Yūto Tsukuda and illustrated by Shun Saeki.
Souma is the son of the owner of a small eatery in Japan. For his age, Souma is very talented and can quickly cook up some new dishes.
Souma’s father leaves the family business to work with his friend, and Souma’s restaurant is on the verge of closing. To improve his cooking skills and to save the restaurant, Souma begins studying in Engetsu Teahouse Culinary Academy, which is regarded as Japan’s top culinary academy.Originally Written By Epic Dope