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Shokugeki no Souma OVA

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Synonyms: Shokugeki no Souma: Jump Festa 2015 Special, Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma OVA
Japanese: 食戟のソーマ


Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 2, 2016 to Jul 4, 2016
Producers: Magic Capsule
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: Ecchi, School, Shounen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.471 (scored by 21,415 users)
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Ranked: #17222
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Popularity: #1477
Members: 50,606
Favorites: 53
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New OVAs bundled with the 18th and 19th volumes of the Shokugeki no Souma manga.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Yonetani, Yoshitomo
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Kajii, Sega
Episode Director, Storyboard
Yasukawa, Shougo
Script, Series Composition

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#1: "Kibou no Uta (希望の唄)" by ULTRA TOWER (ep 1)
#2: "Rising Rainbow (ライジングレインボウ)" by Misokkasu (ep 2)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Spice (スパイス)" by Tokyo Karankoron (ep 1)
#2: "Sacchan no Sexy Curry (さっちゃんのセクシーカレー)" by Seiko Oomori (ep 2)

More reviewsReviews

May 5, 2017
AobaSuzukaze (All reviews)
I don't think Food Wars needed an ova since it didn't really explain much or anything, but it was fun to watch at least. Expect some of the same over the top reactions from the series and you'll enjoy this still.

The first episode is just some of the characters going on a site seeing trip and trying some traditional Japanese food since most of them are not Japanese native. This leads to a decent food challenge towards the second half. The second episode has Alice and Erina going to a public pool on a hot day and the Polar star crew read more
Dec 24, 2017
StefanBelgica (All reviews)
Very tiny spoilers ahead.

This OVA is non-essential to the plot, so unless you just want more Shokugeki you can just skip to the second season.

Nonetheless, I highly recommend it, it's good fun and it does have a tiny bit of character development for some side characters like the Aldini brothers.

Otherwise, the quality is the same as the first season in all other aspects, it's just that the story itself isn't in any way significant to the plot.

It's a very interesting watch if you're interested in seeing more of the side characters of the show, since Souma himself barely appears in these two episodes (in the read more
Jan 26, 2017
Sparrowhawk02 (All reviews)
So far I have watched the first 2 episodes of this OVA, so this review is based purely on what I've seen so far.

Having been a HUGE fan of the main story I was very excited to start watching this OVA. The episodes are self contained mini stories which focus a lot more on the characters surrounding Yukihira, and less on the main man himself.

I found the artwork in these OVA's to be less clean than in the main story, and the episodes felt very much like fillers. However they are still very entertaining and do a good job of showing the viewer a read more


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