An action-packed, saucy food comedy featuring one boy's determination to be top chef
Soma Yukihira's old man runs a small family restaurant in the less savory end of town. Aiming to one day surpass his father's culinary prowess, Soma hones his skills day in and day out until one day, out of the blue, his father decides to enroll Soma in a classy culinary school Can Soma really cut it in a place that prides itself on a 10 percent graduation rate? And can he convince the beautiful, domineering heiress of the school that he belongs there at all?
The shokugeki to decide the fate of the Polaris dormitory nears its conclusion Even with the judges firmly in his opponent's pocket, Soma puts everything he's learned from his time at the dorm on a plate, cementing Polaris's future--or lack thereof--at the institute. Meanwhile, Central makes its move, beginning a full-scale purge of anyone daring to resist Will Soma survive to take on this next challenge?
Yuto Tsukuda won the 34th Jump Juniketsu Newcomers' Manga Award for his one-shot story Kiba ni Naru. He made his Weekly Shonen Jump debut in 2010 with the series Shonen Shikku. His follow-up series, Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma, is his first English-language release. Shun Saeki made his Jump NEXT! debut in 2011 with the one-shot story Kimi to Watashi no Renai Soudan. Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma is his first Shonen Jump series