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Food Wars! The Third Plate Anime's 2nd Half Premieres in April with 'Tōtsuki Train' Arc

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Series also gets OVA bundled with new manga volume next year

A stage presentation at the Jump Festa 2018 event on Saturday revealed that Food Wars! The Third Plate, the third season of the Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma anime, will return for its second half in April with the new "Tōtsuki Ressha" (Tōtsuki Train) arc. The event also revealed that the anime will get a new original anime DVD bundled with a volume of the manga next year, after the new arc of the third season premieres.

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

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.

Update: Added key visual. [Via Ota-Suke]

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