Food Wars is a Japanese anime series adapted from the manga with the same name written by Yūto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki and directed by Yoshitomo Yonetani. The series has a total of 5 seasons till now. Season 1 premiered on April 4, 2015, with 24 episodes. Season two released on July 2, 2016, with 13 episodes, Season three, on October 4, 2017, with 24 episodes. The season four aired on October 12, 2019, with 12 episodes. The final season five recently premiered on April 11, 2020, and supposed to have 13 episodes altogether.
IMDB has rated this series with an 8.2 out of 10. The manga adaption had received positive reviews in Japan as well as outside of Japan.
Release Date of Food Wars: The Fifth Plate Season 5
The Season Five of this released on April 11, 2020, with two episodes in hand as of now. Chapter 1 of season 5 aired on April 11, and episode 2 on April 18, 2020. The third episode has not released until now. The twitter handle of Food Wars: The Fifth Plate announced that the episodes would delay from next week.
The cast for Season 5
The main characters include Soma Yukihira (Yoshitsugu Matsuoka), Erina Nakiri(Hisako Kanemoto), Megumi Tadokoro ( Minami Takahashi ). The supporting cast is Polaris Dormitory, Fumio Daimido, Satoshi Isshiki, Yuki Yoshino, and Shun Ibusaki.
The story revolves around teenage Soma Yukihira, who wishes to be a chef in his father’s restaurant. He learns most of the culinary skills of his father. Later Soma joins Totsuki Saryo Culinary Institute, a prestigious culinary school. In this school, students have to defeat one and another through food competitions called shokugeki. Soma soon learns that his father was an alumnus of this elite school, but also had a part in the council of ten of the Institute.
In the third episode, Suzuki and Soma will face each other for a food war. Who will win?