Shokugeki no Souma (食戟のソーマ) is a culinary manga written by Yuto Tsukuda and illustrated by Shun Saeki. Its great differential is that it passes emotion and fighter spirit, so much so that he was one of the pillars of Shonen Jump. Shokugeki no Souma became so popular that it received more than 3 seasons of anime and a light novel.
The work tells the story of a young man named Yukihira who needs to go to an elite culinary school, doing things the way he thinks best and always facing the impossible. This work is indescribable, I would never have imagined that a simple cooking anime with a hint of ecchi and exaggeration, would be so good.
In this article we will see some secrets, easter eggs and curiosities about Shokugeki no Souma (Food Wars!). Remembering that this article may contain spoilers. PS: Did you notice that the level of ecchi dropped a lot in the second and third season?
Curiosities about the work of Shokugeki no Souma
Shokugeki (食戟) is present in the name of the anime and in the battles of the academy, but its ideograms do not literally mean food war. The ideogram (食) means food and (戟) is a halberd or Chinese spear type. The ideogram (戟) is also used to represent words involving wars and sword fighting.
In the first season of the anime, more than 70 types of different dishes. There is even an official Shokigeki no Souma cookbook, some of which can be found on our website.
Ever wondered why Shokugeki no Souma has a ecchi exaggerated? This is probably because manga illustrator Shun Saeki works with hentais. The work also had the collaboration of Yuki Morisaki, a model and culinary chef who provides the recipes for the series.
At the one-shot Shokugeki no Souma, the protagonist has shorter black hair. There is a manga spin off of the character Shinomiya Kojiro, and his name is Shokugeki in the souto L'étoile. Another release related to Shokugeki no Souma was a CD drama limited volume 11.
At the Totsuki Academy there are two mascots called Dog-kun and Chef-kun, both characters dressed in chef's uniform. The events that take place at the academy are: Shokugeki, Training Camp, Autumn Election, Stagiaire, Autumn Exhibition, Moon Banquet Festival and promotion exams.
It took 117 chapters for the elite of the 10 to be formally introduced. At One-shote, the elite of the ten are comprised of the best students from each specific culinary field. The only member shown was Julio Rossi Saotome specializing in Italian cuisine.
There is a game for Nintendo 3d called Shokugeki no Soma: Yūjō for Kizuna no Hitosara. Another game was released for mobile phones with the name Shokugeki no Soma: Saikyō no Recipe.
About the characters of Shokugeki no Souma
The name of Only one (創真) uses the creation (創) and true (真) kanji, its name means true creation. Your surname Yukihira it means blessing (幸) of the common (平), representing his humility. Volume 23 revealed that Souma likes to wash clothes and spacious bathtubs.
The name of Megumi (恵) literally means grace and kindness, reflecting your personality. Tadokoro (田所) literally means agricultural land, a reference to your Touhoku region.
The name Erina comes from Eleanor, a common name among women of high nobility during the High Middle Ages. The name Nakiri (薙切) uses 2 ideograms that mean slicing and also a Japanese vegetable slicing knife. According to volume 23, Erina's favorite song is Amaryllis, she also likes card games.
Risa Taneda the original voice actress of Nakiri Erina, had throat problems and was replaced by Hisako Kanemoto after the second season.
Takumi is a common Japanese name, but his Italian surname, Aldini, means wise and experienced. The name of Hisako the word hisho means secretary is a pun. Alice teases Hisako by calling her Hishoko, who later became her nickname. Although Hisako appeared in chapter 2 of the manga, his name was only revealed in chapter 52.
The elite of ten they are more powerful than the teachers themselves and the school administration in many ways. We can see this power during the great revolution of Azami and Central.
Shokugeki no Souma quotes
Some notable phrases can be found during the anime:
- The path is not fun if you know where you're going - Yukihira;
- A strong talent brings the shadow with the light it emits;
- When I try to create a new dish. It is always half confidence and half bet;
- Although I am mediocre, I want to be at the height of geniuses! - Zenji Marui;
- As a chef, the only battle that interests me is satisfying my customers;
- You need to interact properly with your ingredients to create the perfect dish;
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