Shokugeki no Souma Shin no Sara or the food wars is one of the most popular anime adaptation of a manga. The Manga series is illustrated by Shun Saeki and written by Yuto Tsukuda. Apart from them, Yuki Morisaki was a contributor to the series as she provided multiple recipes for the series.
The first Anime adaptation of this manga came back in September of 2015 and was produced under the banners of J.C. Staff and as of now, 3 seasons have already been aired. The fourth season is currently being aired starting from October 11. You can Watch Shokugeki no Souma Shin no Sara English Subbed online from different streaming websites.
This is one of the most beloved anime series of all times and there are elements of comedy, romance, and competitiveness in the series that make it very versatile.
The setting of Shokugeki no Souma Shin no Sara
The series is completely set around the Totsuki Saryo Culinary Institute, which is a high-level culinary institute that is located in Tokyo, Japan, and only a few students can graduate from the institute. The story tells you that most of the students are taken from Totsuki Junior High School but only if they qualify the entrance test.
The whole campus of the institute is an elaborate resort with cooking arenas, classrooms, clubs/research societies and large spaces for competitive purposes. There is also a housing facility for students with lots of options. The most affordable of them all is the Polaris Dormitory. To score a dorm in that hostel, students will need to impress the dorm matron with a delicious dish. Multiple resorts are also run by Totsuki among which Totsuki Resort is the biggest and is run by Gin Dojima. The resort is visited during the first year of Soma in the institute.
Every student in the institute aims to become the top chef which will give them a seat in the Council of 10 Masters.
The plotline of the series
The story revolves around Soma Yukihira who is a teenaged aspirant of becoming the top chef and to surpass his father in terms of culinary skills. He aims to run his father’s restaurant. His father gets a new job due to which he has to travel the world and he enrolls Soma in the culinary institute. He fights hard to secure a seat in the institute even after being objected by the granddaughter of the dean, Erina Nakiri.
Soma is then assigned a room in Polaris dormitory where he meets up with many other talented aspirants along with Megumi Tadokoro. He shows his talent in multiple competitions and emerges victorious in most of them. He also finds out that his father used to hold the second seat in the Council of ten Masters.
At the time of Moon festival, the control of school administration is taken over by Azami who is Erina’s father. Erina asks for help from Soma and they both form a rebel group and are later joined by many unhappy staff and students. This leads to a fearsome food war which is won by the rebel group and the Deanship is given back to Erina.