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Food Wars: Shokugeki no Sōma's 6th TV Ad Promotes April 3 Premiere

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J.C. Staff's cooking series based on Yūto Tsukuda, Shun Saeki's manga

The official website for the Food Wars: Shokugeki no Sōma television anime began streaming the sixth commercial on Friday. The ad features the opening theme "Kibō no Uta" (The Song of Hope) by ULTRATOWER.

Narration: In this school, cooking skills determine everything!
Narration and Text: The "taste" experience cuisine battle, begins!
Narration and Text: Food Wars: Shokugeki no Sōma begins airing in April 2015!
Narration: Enjoy your meal!

Yūto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki's original Food Wars: Shokugeki no Sōma comedy manga centers on Sōma, who works with his dad at his family's restaurant. His dad is a culinary master, and he often hosts cooking battles with his father. His father then enrolls him in an elite culinary school that is very difficult to enter, and the graduation rate is only about 10 percent.

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka will play the titular character Sōma Yukihira. Other cast members include:

Yoshitomo Yonetani (Gaogaigar, Betterman) is directing the anime at J.C. Staff. Shogo Yasukawa (Terra Formars, Hyperdimension Neptunia, Invaders of the Rokujyōma!?) is in charge of the series scripts, and Tomoyuki Shitaya (Bakuman., BlazBlue Alter Memory, Hatsukoi Limited) is designing the characters. Jin Aketagawa is the sound director, and Tatsuya Katou (Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya, Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club, Medaka Box) is composing the soundtrack.

The series will premiere on April 3 on the "Animeism" block on MBS, TBS, CBC, and BS-TBS.

Saeki and Tsukuda launched the manga in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in November 2012, and Shueisha will ship the 12th compiled volume on April 3. Yuki Morisaki, a cosplay chef and model, also contributes to the manga, and each volume of the manga features recipes. Viz Media is releasing the manga in North America.


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