manga04_jpg login_tab_left_jpg
Username:   Password:    Forgot Password?
App
Try out our new iPhone application!
App
Manga Poll
What kind of humor do you think you most develop after reading your usual manga?
Awkward
Serious or Dark
Cute
Fake
Deadpan
Silly
Slapstick
Sarcastic or Ironic
Witty
Perverted
Weird
Friendly
None at all
 
See Old Polls

Manga is the Japanese equivalent of comics
with a unique style and following. Join the revolution! Read some manga today!

Coded in ConTEXT

Join #baka-updates @irc.irchighway.net

RSS Feed
 
center_left_tab Manga Info center_right_tab
 
ALL    A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z   
Shokugeki no Soma  
Login to add items to your list, keep track of your progress, and rate series!
Description
From Dan of Population GO:

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?

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
В поисках божественного рецепта
ยอดนักปรุงโซมะ (Thai)
食戟のソーマ
食戟之灵
Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma
Shokugeki no Souma

Groups Scanlating

Latest Release(s)
c.86 by Casanova (3d ago)
c.85 + Extras by Casanova (7d ago)
c.84 by Casanova (11d ago)
Search for all releases of this series

Status in Country of Origin
9 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
N/A

Forum

User Rating
Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (661 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.61 / 10.0
10
 36% (240 votes)
9+
 22% (144 votes)
8+
 25% (165 votes)
7+
 10% (67 votes)
6+
 3% (19 votes)
5+
 1% (5 votes)
4+
 1% (9 votes)
3+
 0% (1 votes)
2+
 1% (4 votes)
1+
 1% (7 votes)

Last Updated
September 6th 2014, 6:32am PST

Sponsored Links
Game advertisements by <a href="http://www.game-advertising-online.com" target="_blank">Game Advertising Online</a> require iframes.


Genre

Categories

Category Recommendations

Recommendations

Author(s)

Artist(s)

Year
2012

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #18 decreased(-4)
Monthly Pos #17 (No change)
3 Month Pos #20 decreased(-5)
6 Month Pos #11 decreased(-3)

List Stats
On 4703 reading lists
On 796 wish lists
On 54 unfinished lists
On 299 custom lists

Note: You must be logged in to update information on this page.

Forum Posts
No topics currently in the forum, view the forum or add a new topic now.

tickmark preloadxmark preloadxmark preload
User Comments [ Order by usefulness ]
 

You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.

avatar
Temporary 7/10 out of spite.   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Jandalman
September 14th, 2014, 7:26am
Spite for whom you ask? For the mangaka creating such a devious, evil and plain outright creepy sonofab*tch villain that is Subaru Mimasaka. Damn do I hate that stalker bastard. My rating will probably go back up to an 8 or so once Souma beats the jerkass in the current match (which by the way is taking FOREVER. The protracted food "battles" are another reason for the decrease of my rating.) I hope Subaru's beatdown will be epic enough to quell my rage bigrazz
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Funny Food   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by -Tyrael-
August 20th, 2014, 11:26am
An overall interesting series, but ultimately unwilling to try anything new, have and outcome that isn't completely predictable, or challenge any of the common shounen cliches.

- Likeable but extremely dense MC? check
- Defeat equals friendship? check
- MC always wins? check
- First person to reveal their trump card always looses? check
(in this case, whoever presents their dish first has, at best, a 0.1% chance of winning)
- Lack of meaningful character development for the MC? check
- Power of nakama defeats all? nope, at least it skipped that one (though it would probably try if it wasn't a cooking series)

Despite all of that, it's still fairly good (especially the art and comedy), just don't expect anything new.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Awesome manga   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by TundraDweller
July 1st, 2014, 11:44am
As long as you don't read too much into the cooking techniques and the reactions of the people who eat, you should enjoy this manga immensely. The MC is the kinda character you can't find fault with. He is good at what he does, he has talent, and he has potential, and so he grows too. Plus he has a lot of competition and rivals, creating an atmosphere that will excite readers.

The art is just delicious. There are a myriad of interesting characters. I have no problems whatsoever with the ecchi.

Spoilers below, but I feel you should know this before reading, as I counted on this when I began reading but was somewhat let down.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
Despite the romance tag, there has been zero romance. Nothing at all. The MC has shown no interest in any girl. A comment the MC's dad made hinted at future romance, but so far there has been none, and we are 76 chapters in.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Just Great   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by TrackKing
May 30th, 2014, 5:50pm
This manga is just great! When I started reading, I wasn't able to eat anything at the time because i was broke and i had to wait for my paycheck to come in. My friend showed it to me to be funny. Well I'm glad he did. Even crap i'm positive will taste absolutely disgusting look delicious in this manga. (This may be because I was starving and my clothes looked delicious but who cares?) I don't know a lot about cooking, but I've seen cooking shows from time to time back when I lived with my mom. This is way better.

I'm almost always against fanservice because it detracts from the story telling and is usually used in a desperate attempt to grab fans where their would be none. The reason I refuse to continue with bleach and Fairy Tail. But for some reason I think it actually makes this story stand out more. The art really compliments the ecchi (Probably because the artist draws H manga as well) and they don't use Ecchi except for when it actually is useful to the story telling. Now here me out. They don't randomly go around flashing their boobs and insinuating sex all the time. They don't show panty shots at random just to get preteens to get interested. They use ecchi scenes to show how good the food is. For some odd reason, when the food is good enough, girls loose their minds and they go into a dreamworld where their wildest fantasies come true and their clothes fly off for no reason. Weird but fun to watch.

Best part is the Main Character. The MC is just capable. He's not perfect and annoying and he's not horrible and annoying as well. The main character has a clear goal that he's driven to and wishes to complete. The character interactions are just marvelous and the whole thing just runs smoothly. I'de recommend this to anyone!!!!! Unless you can't handle the Ecchi!
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Good   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by mtmt1311
May 9th, 2014, 10:07pm
I completely agree with kujika (below post).
The 1st girl (mind u, not the main girl, I hope not) is supposed to be world-class taste judge/god tongue whatsoever. However, she failed the MC bc of personal level without regret. In addition, she never acknowledge his strength. The whole time I was like "is she really good or she just know to bounce her boobs around?" I still dont understand why people call her tsundere. She is just plain mean and good at hold grudges.
I gave it a 10 now bc she doesnt appear that much. And MC is awesome, he is confident, and he's very good at dealing with losing. I dont see him arrogant at all. He only talks back to people who attacks him 1st (unlike that girl who hates and thinks everyone is stupid).
The 2nd girl is good. I hateee weak and crybaby characters. Surprisingly, I like her bc of how she tried to change herself to get stronger.
I'm not really into ecchi fanservice (bad experience from Fairy Tail) so I didnt want to start it but it was not that bad. Its rather weird humor and well, both girls and guys can enjoy it.

... Last updated on May 9th, 2014, 10:08pm
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
AMAZING   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by imagelesskink
April 12th, 2014, 7:49pm
Great art, great story, great characters, and great recipes. I can't understand why anyone thought it's not realistic (besides the oneshot, of course), there's even a famous japanese professional chef collaborating with them to create the recipes. I'd recommend this to anyone and everyone.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
interesting   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by sagara129
April 6th, 2014, 4:06am
While some may get turned off by the amount of ecchi in this manga, you should realize that the artist started out by drawing H manga. This aside, the art is very good including the expressions of the characters, from the laid back Souma to the icy Alice and the rest of the cast. There's enough comic relief and silliness sprinkled about, but there are also serious moments. I also appreciated that the author doesn't introduce too many characters but gradually inserts them into the story as it progresses. Souma isn't a perfect cook but he knows how to learn from his mistakes. I'm looking forward to seeing him compete for a spot in the elite council later on smile.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Delicious   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by WASHinWithWAVES
February 18th, 2014, 2:36am
It's very charming, and the main character, Souma, is hard to hate. The art is top notch. It's quite creative and diverse, once you see the dishes, your mind will be blown. The manga does contain an enormous amount of ecchi, but if you don't mind it, this manga will be absolutely enjoyable. I wasn't bored by the 30th chapter. I feel like there was constantly a new challenge every few chapters, and personally, I like that kind of pacing. There are tons of gag reliefs that I fully enjoy. All in all, A+ for story, characters, and delicious-looking food.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
It's freaking awesome.   
Rating: N/A
by harrysoung
November 24th, 2013, 2:57pm
49 chapters in and loving every second of it. Character progression of the protagonist is reminiscent to that of Beelzebub; not from weak to strong, but from badass to even more badass.

Looking through the previous comments, it seems people think this falls short as a cooking manga because it fails to be informative or the material presented is just BS. But considering the amount of "how to" pages in the chapters I really cant imagine this being pulled out of someones @ss. Every single dish is made through some elaborate technique or unique ingredient, knowledge a layman shouldn't be familiar with.

And for those who think this isn't informative, you must be smoking some illegal Brazilian sht because you are out your dam mind. The basic formula for SnS is presenting a dish, then explaining the techniques the chef used, ingredients of choice, and a brief history of the ingredient or what it's most commonly used for - a procedure that takes a couple of pages.

... Last updated on February 3rd, 2014, 11:06am
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Unreal but funny   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Hector234
November 19th, 2013, 9:36am
I agree with previious comments that some of the dishes don't have cooking sense, but I still think is funny and for now I'll keep reading and see how it turns out...
Yet as you keep reading you realize that what it lacks is compensated with how well it expresses emotions and builds the atmosphere..

... Last updated on November 19th, 2013, 1:36pm
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
  Pages (3) [ 1 2 3 ] Next Page
Show  entries per page 


You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.
Manga Search
MANGA Fu
MEMBERS
TEAM-BU


footer