Shokugeki no Souma: Gou no Sara

Food Wars! The Fifth Plate

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Synonyms: Shokugeki no Soma 5th Season
Japanese: 食戟のソーマ 豪ノ皿
English: Food Wars! The Fifth Plate
German: Food Wars! The Fifth Plate
Spanish: Food Wars! The Fifth Plate
French: Food Wars! Fifth Plate
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 11, 2020 to Sep 26, 2020
Premiered: Spring 2020
Broadcast: Saturdays at 00:30 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: GourmetGourmet, EcchiEcchi
Theme: SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.321 (scored by 272885272,885 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #26192
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #420
Members: 538,440
Favorites: 1,392

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Thanks to Souma Yukihira, Erina Nakiri, and the rebel forces overthrowing the regime of Azami Nakiri—the previous school director—and the former Elite Ten, Tootsuki Culinary Academy is back in order. However, its students have one more great battle ahead of them: the BLUE, a competition where young chefs seeking world-class fame compete. Faced with new trials and rivals, Souma and his friends will fight to conquer the BLUE and to defeat Asahi Saiba, the leader of an underworld organization of chefs known as Noir, who once defeated Souma and his father in a Shokugeki.

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Opening Theme

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"Last Chapter" by nano.RIPE

Ending Theme

"Crossing Road" by Mai Fuchigami


Oct 30, 2022
“I just want to eat food created by all sorts of chefs.. and compete with them. The more people there are who make things completely different from my dish, the more fun it gets. I want to protect that kind of environment.” – Soma Yukihira

► 𝘚𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘺: 5/10

I must say that the BLUE arc is my least favorite season. JC Staff rushed all of the food wars, especially Souma vs Erina's final. It felt like the author converted three seasons into one show. If only they extend it into 24 episodes, the show will be a lot better.

► 𝘊𝘩𝘢𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘵𝘦𝘳: 5/10

I actually had no doubt about the ...
Jul 21, 2023
Mixed Feelings
The fifth and final season of Shokugeki no Souma is arguably the worst season. Even though it has some positives, it has plenty more negatives. The main thing this season has going for it is that it's the final one and that is has a good ending.

The story is one where the cast is now in their second year. It starts off with some standard cooking battles/contests that are reasonably enjoyable. However the anime introduces a new antagonist who wants to marry Erina for no discernible reason. I want to stress this point, no reason is given for his obsession with Erina. However from ...
Jul 11, 2022
i'll write this as a review for the whole anime, not just this season because my overall experiences and feelings are about the same. considering how mediocre the manga was, i wasn't expecting the anime to be any better, if anything my expectations were even lower than what i got so in general, considering how novel the concept is and how boring it sounds, the overall experience of shokugeki no sōma is decent.

i was hoping they'd do justice to tadokoro in the anime and give her a bit more focus and make her less subservient and homely but nah, just as annoying and downplayed as ...

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