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New Food Wars! OVA Bundles With Manga's 29th Volume

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
DVD to center on Erina after she runs away

The official Twitter account for the Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma television anime revealed a promotional image and more information about the anime's new original anime DVD on Wednesday. The DVD will bundle with the manga's 29th compiled book volume, and the bundled version of the volume will only be available to people who pre-order. The deadline to pre-order is March 5.

The OVA's all-new story will center on Erina Nakiri after she runs away from her father Azami Nakiri. Erina will encounter various firsts in her new life.

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 announced the new original anime DVD and revealed that it will bundle with the manga after the new arc of the third season premieres. The manga's 27th compiled volume shipped on November 2, and the 28th volume will ship on February 2.

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.

[Via Ota-Suke]

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