Yuto Tsukuda is the writer of the Weekly Shonen Jump manga series Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma. This action-packed, saucy food comedy, which is Tsukuda Sensei’s first work to be released in English, has also been adapted into a hit anime.
Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma is published in North America by VIZ Media, and the latest chapters are serialized simultaneous to Japan publication in VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump digital magazine.
Self Portrait Text Translation: “C’mon, think! Gotta come up with something… Oh, man…”
Story by Yuto Tsukuda, Art by Shun Saeki, Contributor Yuki Morisaki
SHOKUGEKI NO SOMA © 2012 by Yuto Tsukuda, Shun Saeki /SHUEISHA Inc.
Soma Yukihira’s old man runs a small family restaurant in the less savory end of town. Aiming to one day surpass his father’s culinary prowess, Soma hones his skills day in and day out until one day, out of the blue, his father decides to enroll Soma in a classy culinary school! Can Soma really cut it in a place that prides itself on a 10 percent graduation rate? And can he convince the beautiful, domineering heiress of the school that he belongs there at all?!
FOOD WARS! is an action-packed, saucy food comedy featuring one boy’s determination to be top chef! The series is serialized simultaneously with Japan in VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump digital magazine. Volume 19 of the manga will be available August 2017, and new volumes debut every 2 month; each volume includes recipes for the reader to try at home. Seasons 1 and 2 of the anime are currently streaming on Hulu.com and Crunchyroll.com.