The latest issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump has revealed that the second season of the anime adaptation of Yuuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki’s Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma) manga will start its broadcast on July 2nd. In addition, a new visual was also previewed.
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.
Here’s the second promotional video for the second season:
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?