Two brand new commercials has been released for the upcoming anime adaptation of Yuuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki’s manga Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma). This commercials showcases more of the wonderful visuals and food in the upcoming anime and previews the anime’s Opening theme, Kibou no Uta by ULTRATOWER. The series will be directed by Yonetani Yoshitomo (Tiger & Bunny Movie 1: The Beginning, Hoshi no Umi no Amuri) and animated by J.C. Staff (Toradora!, Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo). The anime’s main cast was earlier revealed and features Matsuoka Yoshitsugu (Kirito in Sword Art Online) as Souma Yukihira, Risa Taneda (Mirai Kuriyama in Kyoukai no Kanata) as Erina Nakiri and Minami Takahashi (Mew from Pri Para) as Megumi Tadokoro.
The Shokugeki no Souma anime will be airing from April 4th at 2:25am JST on TBS during the Spring 2015 anime season.
Here is the latest visual for the series:
Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:
Yukihira Souma’s dream is to become a full-time chef in his father’s restaurant and surpass his father’s culinary skill. But just as Yukihira graduates from middle schools his father, Yukihira Jouichirou, closes down the restaurant to cook in Europe. Although downtrodden, Souma’s fighting spirit is rekindled by a challenge from Jouichirou which is to survive in an elite culinary school where only 10% of the students graduate. Can Souma survive?