The official website of the anime adaptation of Yuuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki’s Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma) manga has revealed that the upcoming second season will run for a total of 13 episodes.
In addition to this, the second promotional video previews the opening theme song “Rough Diamonds” by SCREEN mode and the ending theme song “Snow Drop” by nano.RIPE.
The series will start its broadcast on July 2nd. Here’s the recent CM:
The first details about the Blu-ray and DVD home releases of the second season have been revealed. There will be 7 volumes with each volume containing 2 episodes each and the final episode only containing 1, making the second season a total of 13 episodes. The first 6 Blu-ray volumes will retail for ¥6,500 (~ US$63.50) without tax and the final volume will retail for ¥4,500 (~ US$44.00) without tax.
Here are the release dates for the volumes:
- Volume 1: September 28
- Volume 2: October 26
- Volume 3: November 23
- Volume 4: December 21
- Volume 5: January 25, 2017
- Volume 6: February 22, 2017
- Volume 7: March 29, 2017
The second season of the anime will be titled Shokugeki no Souma: Ni no Sara (Food Wars: The Second Plate) and will air on Saturday, July 2nd on Tokyo MX at 10:00pm JST. The series will also air on the 3rd on BS11 at 1:30am JST and on MBS at 2:28am JST.
In addition to this, the Opening theme song of the second season has been revealed and will be titled “Rough Diamonds” and performed by SCREEN mode while the ending theme song will be performed by nano.RIPE, with the song yet to be revealed.
Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma) is a comedy, ecchi cooking manga written by Yuuto Tsukuda, illustrated by Shun Saeki with Chef Yuki Mirosaki adding recipes to the manga. The series began serialization in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in late 2012 and to date has a total of 9 compiled volumes released, with the 10th volume releasing in Japan on November 4th. A light novel adaptation of the manga began in February this year in Shueisha’s Jump j-Books, written by Michiko Itou and illustrated by Saeki himself. The manga itself has sold over 2 million copies to date.
Here is a synopsis of the series from Haruhichan:
Yukihira Souma’s dream is to become a full-time chef in his father’s restaurant and surpass his father’s culinary skill. But just as Yukihira graduates from middle schools his father, Yukihira Jouichirou, closes down the restaurant to cook in Europe. Although downtrodden, Souma’s fighting spirit is rekindled by a challenge from Jouichirou which is to survive in an elite culinary school where only 10% of the students graduate. Can Souma survive?