Kodoku no Gourmet
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Kodoku no Gourmet

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Synonyms: A Solitary Gourmet
Japanese: 孤独のグルメ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 31
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 1994 to May 12, 2015
Genres: Gourmet Gourmet, Slice of Life Slice of Life
Serialization: SPA!
Authors: Taniguchi, Jiro (Art), Kusumi, Masayuki (Story)


Score: 7.501 (scored by 12431,243 users)
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Ranked: #28852
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Popularity: #5284
Members: 3,843
Favorites: 63


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Volumes: /2
Chapters: /31


This manga simply describes how Gorou Inogashira, the main character, chooses and takes a meal. Unlike other gourmet manga, Gorou likes to eat at cheap restaurants and no trivia on cuisine is given. The authors are trying to depict the essentials of the act of "eating" by Gorou's monologue, which comprises most of the lines of this manga.


Kodoku no Gourmet was published in Polish by Hanami in 2014.



Feb 4, 2008
Preliminary (18/31 eps)
Taking a lone lunch is not a quiet and boring thing. As Goro does, we talk to ourselves and pay attention to the other customers. Especially when we drop by an unfamiliar cheap restaurant, we a bit worries about if there are any kinds of "customs" that we should obey. We are half nervous and half curious about what they gonna serve us. This manga makes me realize that "eating out" is full of fun.

    While reading this manga, I find myself nodding to each line of Goro's monologue. He says "When I eat, ...

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Recent Forum Discussion

Does Kodoku no Gourmet have recipes in it?
morpholomew - Dec 18, 2020
1 repliesby assyrian »»
Dec 18, 2020 4:48 PM