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Series Overview[edit | edit source]

Color Story Arc Episodes Toonami Season Premiere Toonami Season Finale
1 24 July 6, 2019 January 11, 2020
2 13 January 18, 2020 April 18, 2020
3 24 February 27, 2021 TBA
4 12 TBA TBA
5 13 TBA TBA

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01 01 "The Vast Wasteland" April 3, 2015 July 6, 2019
Yukihira is a popular neighborhood restaurant where Yukihira Soma helps out in the hopes of surpassing his father as a chef one day. But land sharks are after their restaurant, and one day Soma tells them that the restaurant will close if they couldn't serve satisfactory food to their customers. The land sharks are only too happy to sabotage the restaurant's fridge and gleefully orders Soma to serve them a meat dish.
02 02 "God Tongue" April 10, 2015 July 13, 2019
Under his father's orders, Soma attempts to transfer into one of Japan's top culinary schools, Totsuki Academy. His entrance examiner, Nakiri Erina, is a student said to possess humanity's best palate: the God Tongue.
03 03 "That Chef Never Smiles" April 17, 2015 July 20, 2019
Just barely squeaking past the academy's entrance exam, Soma causes and uproar at the opening ceremony by making a brash speech in front of the entire class. In his very first class, he's paired with Tadokoro Megumi, a girl who is at risk of expulsion and is intent on keeping a low profile in order to survive.
04 04 "The Madonna of the Polar Star" April 24, 2015 July 27, 2019
Soma arrives at Polar Star Dormitory with high expectations, only to find it a creepy, run-down place. He is then informed by the dorm warden, Daimido Fumio, that he can only live at the dorm after he impresses her with his cooking.
05 05 "The Ice Queen and the Spring Storm" May 1, 2015 August 3, 2019
Isshiki Satoshi is the only second-year from the high school division in Polar Star Dormitory. Full of ambition to join the Elite Ten, Soma challenges Isshiki right away, but he learns there are many rules that must be met in order for a formal challenge to occur.
06 06 "The Meat Invader" May 8, 2015 August 10, 2019
Soma is drawn to the Don Research Society, one of the academy's many cooking clubs, and takes Megumi with him to check it out. But they only find the club leader, Konishi, who's distraught over his club's imminent demise at the hands of Erina.
07 07 "The Quiet Don the Eloquent Don" May 15, 2015 August 17, 2019
The Shokugeki between Mito Ikumi and Yukihira Soma has begun! Everyone, including Erina, is convinced that Ikumi, the Meat Master, will win. Soma, on the other hand, is greeted by jeers the moment he enters the arena. Will Soma be able to save Don RS?
08 08 "The Concerto of Inspiration and Imagination" May 22, 2015 August 24, 2019
The training camp is considered the first trial by fire for students in Totsuki's high school division. Dozens of students are said to be expelled and sent away every day, and the number of students is said to be reduced below half by the camp's end. Intent on survival, Soma and his friends embark on their journey to the hellish camp in one of Totsuki Resorts' hotels.
09 09 "The Breading to Adorn the Mountains" May 29, 2015 August 31, 2019
Inui Hinako, a Totsuki alumna, has tasked Soma's group with making a Japanese dish using available ingredients in the area. Anything other than condiments and spices must be procured from the surrounding environment. Soma, provoked by Takumi Aldini's challenge, has a flash of inspiration and dashes out with Megumi to find ingredients for their dish!
10 10 "The Heavenly Recette" June 5, 2015 September 7, 2019
The Polar Star members have managed to survive the first day of camp. Megumi starts to build some confidence by successfully supporting Soma. But now, she and Soma have to face the second day with a genius of French cuisine, Shinomiya, who'd already expelled more than 30 students the day prior.
11 11 "The Magician from the East" June 12, 2015 September 14, 2019
Soma recklessly challenges Shinomiya to a Shokugeki in order to have him retract his decision to expel Megumi. Shinomiya refuses, but Dojima half forces him to accept. However, Dojima also imposes a condition on Soma and Megumi--Megumi must be the main chef! If they lose, Soma will also be expelled.
12 12 "The Memory of a Dish" June 19, 2015 September 21, 2019
The unofficial Shokugeki between Shinomiya and the Megumi-Soma pair has begun. With expulsion on the line, the judging is underway. Megumi's first dish as the main chef is her own take on the nine-vegetable terrine Shinomiya assigned--the Rainbow Terrine, made from seven types of vegetables!
13 13 "Eggs Before Dawn" June 26, 2015 October 5, 2019
It's now the third night of camp and Soma and the others have managed to make it through their arduous trials. But now they're given a new trial for the next morning: to come up with a menu item that uses eggs.
14 14 "Metamorphosis" July 3, 2015 October 12, 2019
The students have been tasked with creating an egg-based breakfast menu item for a buffet, and they must persuade guests to consume 200 servings before two hours' time. Soma's souffle omelets keep deflating before the guests have a chance to take the dish. With only 30 minutes remaining, Soma has served less than 10 guests. With defeat imminent, Soma recalls Joichiro's advice and decides to make a last-ditch effort to make a comeback!
15 15 "The Man Called the Demon" July 17, 2015 October 19, 2019
With the camp over, surviving students return to Totsuki Academy. Soma manages to miss his bus, but so does Erina, so they end up going back on the same car. As awkward conversation ensues, Soma learns from Erina that the Autumn Elections are coming.
16 16 "The Chef Who's Crossed a Thousand Leagues" July 24, 2015 October 26, 2019
When Soma's father, Joichiro, suddenly shows up on Polar Star Dormitory's doorstep, Soma finds out that his father was an alum of Totsuki Academy and Polar Star Dormitory. Joichiro challenges Soma to a cooking duel to find out how far his son has come. How will the family duel end?
17 17 "The Seductive Karaage" July 31, 2015 November 2, 2019
Soma goes back home for the first time in a long while over an extended break. Stormed by people who were waiting for Yukihira to reopen, Soma decides to serve his customers. But among them are the leaders of the shopping district, who tell Soma that the shopping district is on its last breath as a new shopping complex at the train station steals all of their customers.
18 18 "The Karaage of Youth" August 7, 2015 November 9, 2019
Home to Diner Yukihira, Sumire Avenue Shopping District is on its last legs after the karaage specialty store, Mozuya, has taken all their customers. Soma recruits Kurase and Nikumi to help devise a plan to recoup customers: the Walk-n-Eat Karaage. The summer karaage campaign is about to begin!
19 19 "The Chosen One" August 14, 2015 November 16, 2019
As the first semester draws to a close, the names of students who'll participate in the Autumn Elections are posted in Totsuki Academy. The assigned topic is a curry dish, leading Soma to seek out a certain alumna Joichiro told him about.
20 20 "The Dragon Lies Down and Ascends the Skies" August 21, 2015 November 23, 2019
Fully aware of how deep curry can go through their encounter with Hayama, Soma and Megumi join the other first-years in preparing for the Autumn Elections over the rest of the summer. Now, the time has finally come for the preliminaries.
21 21 "The Unknown Known" August 28, 2015 December 7, 2019
The Autumn Elections preliminaries have finally begun! Only four students from each group can advance to the main tournament. In Soma's Group A, the favored candidates get all the attention while Soma toils on. Meanwhile in Group B, Megumi is passed over by everyone as being uninteresting, but then she suddenly pulls out a unique ingredient.
22 22 "The One Who Surpasses the Ordinary" September 4, 2015 December 14, 2019
The preliminaries for the Autumn Elections have entered the judging phase for each group! Excitement's in the air in Group B's arena as Hisako, Takumi, Alice, and others score big with the judges. The final dish to be judged belongs to Megumi, whom no one has high hopes for. What will her dish be like?
23 23 "The Competition of the Blossoming Individuals" September 11, 2015 January 4, 2020
The battle continues in the Autumn Elections preliminaries. From Group B, Alice, Hisako, Takumi and Megumi all make it through. Meanwhile, in Group A, Sendawara Natsume keeps giving contestants 0's and no one has scored a high overall score. Next, Alice's aide, Kurokiba Ryo is up. The mysterious chef finally reveals his true colors!
24 24 "The Banquet of Warriors" September 25, 2015 January 11, 2020
In Group A, where the dark horse Kurokiba has taken top spot, the judging reaches its climactic stage.

Food Wars! The Second Plate[edit | edit source]

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25 01 "What Fills the Box" July 2, 2016 January 18, 2020
Soma is first up in the Fall Elections' main tournament. The theme is bento, and his opponent is Nakiri Alice, who specializes in molecular gastronomy. How will each draw on their expertise to craft the ultimate bento?
26 02 "The Interplay of Light and Shadow" July 9, 2016 January 25, 2020
Now it's Megumi's turn to rise to the occasion. The theme is ramen, and her opponent is Kurokiba Ryo. What will these complete opposites in personalities and cooking styles choose for their ramen broth?
27 03 "The Generation of Prodigies" July 16, 2016 February 1, 2020
Round 2 has finally concluded and round 3 has begun, pitting the favored candidate, Hayama Akira, against Nakiri Erina's aide, Arato Hisako!
28 04 "The Pursuer" July 23, 2016 February 8, 2020
The fourth round between Takumi Aldini and Mimasaka Subaru unexpectedly becomes a shokugeki. Takumi's bruised pride ignites his desire to beat Mimasaka, but Mimasaka starts making the exact same dish as Takumi.
29 05 "The Secret in the First Bite" July 30, 2016 February 15, 2020
Not only will Yukihira face Mimasaka in the semi-finals, but the match will also be a shokugeki! Yukihira even tells Mimasaka what he'll prepare for the match. How does he plan to defeat Mimasaka's perfect profiling?
30 06 "Dawn Will Come Again" August 6, 2016 February 22, 2020
Soma and Mimasaka's beef stew shokugeki has finally begun! Not only has Mimasaka copied Soma's use of oxtail as an ingredient, but his added twists also begin to sway the audience and the judges. But Soma still has a few tricks up his sleeve.
31 07 "Beasts Devouring Each Other" August 13, 2016 February 29, 2020
Following Soma's victory in the first round of the semi-finals, the second round between Kurokiba Ryo and Hayama Akira begins! Which one of them will advance to the finals?
32 08 "Battle of Seasonality" August 20, 2016 March 7, 2020
Soma is optimistic about the finals because of his family diner's longstanding history with pacific saury as a menu item. However, his confidence is soon crushed when he realizes that Hayama and Kurokiba are far more skilled at selecting the best pacific saury the fish market has to offer. Can Soma overcome this major disadvantage?
33 09 "A Sword That Signals Autumn" August 27, 2016 March 14, 2020
The Fall Elections Finals are finally here, with a historic face-off between three finalists at once. While Hayama and Kurokiba produce fresh pacific saury glinting like swords, Soma's pacific saury is a bit different.
34 10 "A New Genius" September 3, 2016 March 21, 2020
Though presumed inferior to Kurokiba's cartoccio and Hayama's carpaccio, Soma's pacific saury dish had been hiding a secret. Will Soma's strategy work to sway the judges?
35 11 "The Stagiaire" September 10, 2016 March 28, 2020
After a brief respite following the Fall Elections, Soma's class is sent off to the Stagiare, a training program out in the real world where students must succeed in leaving visible results at their training location. Soma ends up at a Western restaurant with Arato. He draws on his experience and readily steps up to the challenge, but will that be enough to pass the Stagiare?
36 12 "The Magician Once More" September 17, 2016 April 4, 2020
Clearing his first Stagiare with ease, Soma heads off to his next training location to find it is a new restaurant to be opened by Shinomiya Kojiro, his former shokugeki opponent. What awaits Soma in Shinomiya's French restaurant kitchen?
37 13 "Pomp and Circumstance" September 24, 2016 April 18, 2020
With only one more day of being a Stagiaire at Shinomiya Kojiro's new restaurant, SHINO's Tokyo, Soma continues to learn various things about French cuisine and is able to participate in the employee competition. Will Soma be able to impress Shinomiya with his dish and will he pass his Stagiaire course?

Food Wars! The Third Plate[edit | edit source]

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38 01 "The Elite Ten" October 3, 2017 February 27, 2021
Soma finds out that Totsuki has a school festival that happens at the end of autumn called the Moon Festival. Soma is told by the 8th seat of the Elite Ten, Kuga, that if he’s able to beat him in any dish there, he’ll accept a Shokugeki from him.
39 02 "Má and Là" October 10, 2017 March 6, 2021
After seeing the Chinese cuisine RS, Soma decides to put out a Chinese cuisine food stall at the Moon Festival to challenge Kuga. Meanwhile, Alice pairs up with Kurokiba and Hayama, and the others also start to prepare for the Moon Festival.
40 03 "Moon Festival" October 17, 2017 March 13, 2021
The Moon Festival finally begins! Soma decides to make black pepper buns for his stand. However, the crowd keeps going over to the more luxorious Chinese cuisine RS's stand instead. With Soma's stall already in the red, and his expulsion from the academy on the line, Soma must figure out how to attract more customers.
41 04 "A Pride of Young Lions" October 25, 2017 March 20, 2021
42 05 "The Darkening Dinner Table" November 1, 2017 March 27, 2021
43 06 "The Imprisoned Queen" November 8, 2017 April 3, 2021
44 07 "It Begins" November 15, 2017 April 10, 2021
45 08 "The Alchemist" November 22, 2017 April 17, 2021
46 09 "Hunting the Survivors" November 29, 2017 April 24, 2021
47 10 "The Salmon Will Dance" December 6, 2017 May 1, 2021
48 11 "The White Knight of the Panel" December 13, 2017 May 8, 2021
49 12 "The One Who Aims for the Summit" December 20, 2017 May 15, 2021
50 13 "Advancement Exam" April 9, 2018 May 22, 2021
51 14 "Onward on the Totsuki Train" April 16, 2018 May 29, 2021
52 15 "Jeanne d'Arc Rises" April 23, 2018 June 5, 2021
53 16 "Revenge Match" April 30, 2018 June 12, 2021
54 17 "The Umami Tightrope" May 7, 2018 June 19, 2021
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