Oishinbo - The Joy of Rice (GN 6 of 7)
Title: Oishinbo - The Joy of Rice
Volume: GN 6 / 7
Distributor: Viz Media
Release date: 2009-11-17
Suggested retail price: $12.99
Age rating: T
In this volume of Oishinbo, Yamaoka and company look into the single most essential food in Japanese cuisine: rice. Cultivated for millennia, a staple meal in itself and the basis of countless other dishes, rice is an important component not only of the Japanese kitchen but also of Japanese culture.
When Yamaoka is asked by Tozai's head chef for help in coming up with a new rice dish, what starts out as a simple culinary request rapidly grows into a disquisition into the past, present and future of Japan's food culture.
Story by Tetsu Kariya and Art by Akira Hanasaki.
(added on 2009-05-03, modified on 2009-05-03)
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