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Food Wars! The Third Plate Anime Casts Sho Hayami as Azami Nakiri

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Character debuts in show's 5th episode on October 31

This year's 46th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that Food Wars! The Third Plate, the third season of the Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma anime has cast Sho Hayami (Assassination Classroom's Gakuhō Asano, Bleach's Sōsuke Aizen, Gintama's Umibouzu) as the character Azami Nakiri (pictured upper right in image at right). Azami is the father of Erina Nakiri, and is an alumunus of Tōtsuki. The character will make his debut appearance in the show in the fifth episode on October 31.

The season premiered on October 3. The story follows the battle against the Council of Ten. Crunchyroll is exclusively streaming the anime.

The following cast members return for the third season:

Singer-songwriter ZAQ is performing the opening theme song and Rock duo nano.RIPE are performing the ending theme song.

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.

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.


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