Shinya Shokudou
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Shinya Shokudou

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Synonyms: Midnight Diner
Japanese: 深夜食堂


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Oct 12, 2006 to ?
Genres: Award Winning Award Winning, Gourmet Gourmet, Slice of Life Slice of Life
Theme: Workplace Workplace
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Big Comic Original
Authors: Abe, Yarou (Story & Art)


Score: 7.731 (scored by 642642 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #15522
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #6585
Members: 2,738
Favorites: 55

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A manga that revolves around an old-fashioned all-night food stall, the various dishes that the stall owner prepares to suit the tastes of different customers, and the joys, griefs, trials and tribulations of his faithful patrons.

(Source: MU)


In 2009, Shinya Shokudou was nominated for the 2nd Manga Taisho Award. In 2010, the series won the 39th Japan Cartoonist Awards Grand Prize and the 55th Shogakukan Manga Award in general catergory.


Kenzaki, Ryuu


Apr 25, 2017
Preliminary (38/? eps)
Shinya Shokudou is seriously hard to get into, mainly because of the "ugly" art style, but the story is one that you do not want to miss. If you absolutely cannot stand the art, I would direct you to the live action adaptation of Shinya Shokudou, where you will get the story without the bad art.

That being said, even the art is something that I get used to. It wasn't horrible art, it was just not the usual manga style that you are familiar with. However, the art still manage to tell the story visually: the characters are distinguishable, the food looks detailed, and the ...
Jun 6, 2014
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (29/? eps)
Shinya Shokudou isn't your typical run-of-the-mill gag-manga with weird drawings and even weirder characters. It's actually a metaphor for daily life, incorporating all it's hardships and joyful moments, packed tight with a bunch of characters who couldn't be more unique in their weird behaviour and tastes.

Story: 6/10

The story is told in an episodic style, meaning every chapter is basically a stand-alone story and can be understood without having read any prior chapters (though that may not necessarily be recommended). Typical chapters of this manga consist of an introduction, in which either a certain character or meal is being indroduced, followed by some kind of personal ...

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Winners of the 55th Shougakukan Manga Awards

Winners of the 55th Shougakukan Manga Awards

The winners for 2009's Shougakukan Manga Awards in each category are as follows: General Shinya Shokudou by Yarou Abe Shounen SKET Dance by Kenta Shinohara more

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Does Shinya Shokudou have recipes in them?
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May 6, 2014 10:00 AM

It’s time to ditch the text file.
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