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SHOKU-KING

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Review

Aug 3, 2020
tzippurah (All reviews)
Shoku King has a lot of problems. Despite being a manga started in 1999, it feels like it belongs to the end of the Showa era. It copies a lot of the beats of Oishinbo (1983-2014) without having an overarching story line I care about. In fact, I kind of want to give Kitakata-san a punch in the mouth for free.

A major theme in older food manga is "pure" or organic ingredients will always produce delicious food and a chef who doesn't use the purest, freshest, organic-est ingredients has lost the right to call himself a chef. This slavish devotion to ingredients ignores the whole read more

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