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Oishinbo  
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Description
Around the offices of Tozai News, Shiro Yamaoka has a reputation for being over-blunt, under-ambitious, and generally an all-around slacker. So why has he been given the important job of coming up with the "Ultimate Menu" to celebrate the newspaper's 100th anniversary? Because he possesses qualities his other colleagues don't: an exquisitely discerning palate, an encyclopedic knowledge of food and drink, and a masterful touch in the kitchen.

This series received the 1987 Shogakukan Manga Award for seinen/general manga.

Type
Manga

Related Series

Associated Names
おいしんぼ
美味しんぼ
美味大挑戰
Oishinbo à la Carte
The Gourmet

Groups Scanlating
N/A

Latest Release(s)
N/A

Status in Country of Origin
110 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
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User Reviews
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User Rating
Average: 7.7 / 10.0 (13 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.19 / 10.0
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Last Updated
January 18th 2014, 2:30pm PST

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Year
1983

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Big Comic Spirits (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (7 Volumes - Dropped)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #887 increased(+303)
Monthly Pos #1905 increased(+376)
3 Month Pos #3303 increased(+635)
6 Month Pos #5206 increased(+439)

List Stats
On 46 reading lists
On 124 wish lists
On 3 unfinished lists
On 35 custom lists

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Unfinished   
Rating: N/A
by branochilly
February 28th, 2010, 1:24am
Viz finished their short run with the series, unfortunate for the fans that are left with such a massive amount left to be read.
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