Food Wars! The Third Plate Anime's 2nd Cour Premieres on April 8
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for Food Wars! The Third Plate, the third season of the Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma anime, revealed on Monday that the anime's second cour will premiere on April 8. The series will air on both Tokyo MX and BS11 at 24:30 (effectively April 9 at 12:30 a.m.).
The first cour of the third season premiered on October 3. The second cour will focus on the "Tōtsuki Ressha" (Tōtsuki Train) arc. Crunchyroll is exclusively streaming the anime worldwide outside of Asia.
Yoshitomo Yonetani returns to direct the anime at J.C. Staff. Shogo Yasukawa returns to oversee the series scripts, and Tomoyuki Shitaya returns as the character designer. Tatsuya Katou returns to compose the music. Luck Life (Bungo Stray Dogs, Cheer Boys!!) is performing the new opening theme song "Symbol," while Fo'xTails (Dimension W, Handa-kun) is performing the new ending theme song.
Yūto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's manga previously inspired two television anime series. The first anime season aired for 24 episodes from April to September 2015. Crunchyroll streamed the first anime adaptation as it aired in Japan, and Sentai Filmworks licensed the series for North America. Sentai Filmworks also licensed Food Wars! The Second Plate, the second anime season. The 13-episode series aired in July-September 2016, and Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired.