Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma: The Second Plate Premiere Date, Plus New Visual

A new promotional poster for the second season of Food Wars (Shokugeki no Soma) has been revealed, via the 27th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine.

The second season, titled Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma: The Second Plate (Shokugeki no Sōma: Ni no Sara), will premiere on July 2nd, 2016, on Tokyo MX, along with MBS the following day.

Food Wars features Souma, a young man working for his father at a restaurant owned by his family. His father is known as a “culinary master”, and often hosts cooking battles against his son. To make his son a better chef, he forces him to enroll into an elite culinary school that has very strict requirements, and even stricter rules on graduating, since only 10% of students who enroll successfully graduate.

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The cast of Food Wars’ first season are reprising their roles for the second season. So far, Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma: The Second Plate’s cast includes:

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Souma Yukihira
Risa Taneda as Erina Nakiri
Minami Takahashi as Megumi Tadokoro
Junichi Suwabe as Akira Hayama
Nobuhiko Okamoto as Ryou Kurokiba
Natsuki Hanae as Takumi Aldini
Saori Ōnishi as Hisako Arato
Chinatsu Akasaki as Alice Nakiri
Hiroki Yasumoto as Subaru Mimasaka

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