Nobunaga no Chef
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Nobunaga no Chef

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Synonyms: A Chef of Nobunaga
Japanese: 信長のシェフ


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Mar 4, 2011 to ?
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Gourmet Gourmet
Theme: Historical Historical
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Manga Times (Weekly)
Authors: Nishimura, Mitsuru (Story), Kajikawa, Takurou (Art)


Score: 7.751 (scored by 17081,708 users)
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Ranked: #13182
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Popularity: #2941
Members: 5,065
Favorites: 48

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A dazed young man is woken up by a stranger, and they soon discover that they are stranded in 16th-century Japan, in the midst of the Warring States Period. The other man laps up his injuries, but both of them are quickly discovered, suspected of being spies and chased by several militia soldiers. As his friend is shot by an arrow before his eyes, the dying man says that he, Ken, should live on and return to the Heisei Era from whence they came.

Ken manages to escape and is found by Natsu, a kind woman who works as a metalsmith, and she agrees to take him in. The young man realizes that while he has no recollection of where he came from or who he is, he still possesses the cooking skills and knowledge from his previous life. Even more, he remembers fragments about the tumultuous Warring States Period and some of the historical events that are yet to happen. Staying at Natsu's place, the chef quickly becomes the talk of the town and soon attracts the attention of a prominent historical figure: Oda Nobunaga.

Just as the stories say, Nobunaga is a brazen, ruthless, and intimidating individual. Tolerating no dissent, he demands that Ken join him as his chef. The warlord is quickly impressed with his food and wastes no time employing Ken's gastronomic talents to achieve his political and military goals. The young chef finds himself slowly earning the warlord's trust by whipping up delicious meals that bedazzle Nobunag's allies and opponents alike, making full use of his historical knowledge and culinary prowess.

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Apr 30, 2016
Crave4cake (All reviews)
If you're like me and have read shokugeki, chances are you're familiar with the whole "food genre" that was popularized by it. Nobunaga no Chef fits into this vein but unlike shokugeki, throws all the racy nudity (which i personally thought was DOGSHITE) whilst retaining all the deliciousness of the genre. I actually stumbled across Nobunaga's Chef after looking for manga like Shokugeki and damn had i found something amazing

This being the first review I've written, took it upon myself to have a look at the review guidelines two of which urge you to refrain from "using excessive profanity and obscenities" and "writing in CAPS read more

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