You can get first dibs on the details of the new Food Wars! series with the latest promo video, now streaming on Shokugeki no Soma’s official website. This second season based on the manga by Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki has been titled Shokugeki no Soma: Ni no Sara (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma: The Second Plate), and the whole main cast from the first series are reprising their roles.
The text beginning the promo reads “The Jewel Generation, the person who stands at the summit is…”. It goes on to reintroduce us to our old cooking companions and then, at the end, Soma drops a bombshell, saying “I’m going to quit cooking.” The show will follow Soma and his friends as they enjoy a short summer vacation before the Autumn Election, and begins on July 4th.
Yoshitomo Yonetani of Gaogaigar is directing the series at J.C. Staff, with Shogo Yasukawa of Hyperdimension Neptunia on scripts, and Tomoyuki Shitaya of Bakuman designing the characters. Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club’s Tatsuya Katou is composing music, and Jin Aketagawa joins as sound director.