Shin Chuuka Ichiban!

True Cooking Master Boy

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Synonyms: New Cooking Master Boy
Japanese: 真・中華一番!
English: True Cooking Master Boy
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 12, 2019 to Dec 28, 2019
Premiered: Fall 2019
Broadcast: Saturdays at 02:25 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nihon Ad Systems
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, GourmetGourmet
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.431 (scored by 41234,123 users)
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Ranked: #70692
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Popularity: #5899
Members: 11,776
Favorites: 9

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After passing the Guangzhou Special Chef Trials, Mao decided to travel around China, to learn more about the unique preparation of food. Upon his return, he will learn that the real battle has only just begun. The Underground Cooking Society has already begun to move...

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Characters & Voice Actors

Li Wen

Sugita, Tomokazu

Zhou, Yu

Shimoyama, Yoshimitsu


Kaida, Yuuko


Matsuda, Kenichirou


Tsuji, Shinpachi


Kamei, Hiroshi
Kuroki, Rui
Kawasaki, Itsurou
Director, Series Composition
Shiraishi, Michita
Episode Director


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"Koufukuron (光福論)" by Qaijff (クアイフ)

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Jan 12, 2020
So much nostalgia from watching this. This was an anime that flew under my radar and did not know it was airing until someone told me about it. I watched the original and it was one of the first exposure to anime for me as a child. This "remake" was very fast paced and had a lot of flash backs which did not give the viewer a lot of necessary information and hoping the viewer watcher the original anime. The show was very good and I am glad it is back. The only unpleasant thing is that they left the season off a high point ...
Jun 13, 2020
I finished watching "True Cooking Master boy" is based on a manga and streams on Crunchyroll. I research it

It's setting the story takes place in 19th fictitious era called "the era of the cooking wars" (not related Food wars)

Of course, it was anime tv series adaptation and remake from the 1997 series anime. They're made anime remake by Production
I.G. the show has fairly limited animation, but attractive character designs, and I particularly like the unique style of lighting used for the folds of the characters' clothes and hair.

the story here is also pretty standard in format.

To meet super chef Liu Mao is ...
Dec 27, 2019
The original 1997-1998 Chuuka Ichiban! series can be said as the OG to cooking shows like the commons we all see with similar shows pop up and got popular in their own right (i.e. Shokugeki no Soma), and it's considered a classic for anyone who wants to get introduced to the cooking gourmet genre. However, to give a summarized backdrop, the OG series covered only the first third of the insanely long 52-episode series with the relevant manga, so take it as you will about fillers. The reason was, due to a problem in serialization in 1997 (mostly translation errors), the "Shin" (真) part came ...

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