Shokugeki no Souma: San no Sara - Kyokuseiryou no Erina

Food Wars! The Third Plate OVA - Erina's New Life

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Synonyms: Shokugeki no Souma: San no Sara OVA, Shokugeki no Souma: San no Sara - Erina no Shin Seikatsu, Food Wars! The Third Plate OVA, Shokugeki no Souma 3rd Season OVA
Japanese: 食戟のソーマ 餐ノ皿 極星寮のえりな
English: Food Wars! The Third Plate OVA - Erina's New Life
German: Food Wars! OVAs Folge S3: Erina im Wohnehim Polarstern
Spanish: Food Wars (Shokugeki no Soma) OVA Temporada 3: Erina en la Residencia Estrella Polar
French: Food Wars! OVA Épisode S3 Erina à l'Étoile Polaire
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 2, 2018
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genre: DramaDrama
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.461 (scored by 3583935,839 users)
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Ranked: #20122
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Popularity: #2344
Members: 84,970
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Following the sudden changes to Tootsuki Culinary Academy's administration, Erina Nakiri runs away from home to escape the torment of her oppressive father. Taking refuge at Polar Star Dormitory, the chaotic environment she ends up in is a far cry from her usual refined lifestyle. However, with the help of her friends, Erina gradually finds her place among the dormitory's eccentric residents—creating memorable experiences outside the world of cooking along the way.

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Shokugeki no Souma: San no Sara - Kyokuseiryou no Erina was bundled with the release of the 29th volume of the Shokugeki no Souma manga.

Characters & Voice Actors


Saeki, Shun
Original Character Design
Tsukuda, Yuuto
Original Creator


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May 21, 2018
When the 6th week of current season hit, many series decided to take a week long hiatus and air some filler, recapturing the former 4-5 episodes. FranXX did the-making-of video with live interviews. What about Shokugeki no Souma? J.C. Staff gave us a fanservice special and used more money animating it than they have used to animate season 3.1 thus far. Some decisions are just better than others.

The episode can be split in two. First half centers around Erina, and keeps creating comedic situations where she struggles to use devices which are self-explatory to common folks. These include stuff like washing machines and vacuum cleaners. ...
Jul 19, 2022
This was a very cute special. I love seeing rich ojou-sama types have to try and blend in with plebeian society and being inept as basic things like household chores and such. Erina was once depicted as the big bad of the show, despite only ranking 10th among the elite students. Now the last season did a lot to humanize her and this special is just a continuation of those themes. Her haughtiness is almost been completely done away with and supplanted with her more tsundere personality. I predict even more romantic tension with Souma going forward, and plenty more opportunity for her to humble ...
May 21, 2018
Mixed Feelings

(Housework, Bathhouse, and Swimsuits)

This OVA details the events of what happened to Erina during her time at the Polar Star Dormitory. This OVA is broken up into two events:

First Event: Erina had ran away from home with the aide of her assistant and cousin, and taken into care by all members of the Polar Star Dormitory. Upon, entering the Dormitory, she realizes how little she knows about using everyday appliances, in this case doing laundry and using the washing machine, and using the vacuum cleaner.

Second Event: After, Shouji Satou and Daigo Aoki accidentally destroyed the Polar Star’s bathroom, everyone decides ...

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