The thrill of Shokugeki is making its way to HIDIVE.
Earlier today, streaming service HIDIVE announced that they will stream Food Wars!‘ English dub on their digital platform. The adaptation will premiere on HIDIVE on July 31. New episodes will be released in installments on Mondays at 1:00PM Eastern (10:00AM Pacific).
Sentai Filmworks currently holds the domestic rights to Food Wars! The company will also ship a limited edition, which includes an art book, art cards, chopsticks, an apron, and metal pins.
The Food Wars! anime adapts Yūto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki’s manga of the same name. The series kicked off in April 2015, and ran for 24 episodes. Yoshitomo Yonetani (Nurse Witch Komugi, Tiger & Bunny The Movie -The Rising-) directed the series at J.C. Staff, while Tomoyuki Shitaya (Bakuman, Kiss×sis) provided character designs. Scripts were provided by Shinichi Inotsume and Shogo Yasukawa.
Sentai Filmworks describes the show as:
Shokugeki no Soma centers on Yukihira Soma, a middle school student who is determined to surpass his father’s culinary skills. One day, his father decides to close down their family restaurant and hone his skills in Europe. Before leaving he enrolls Soma in an elite culinary school that is extremely difficult to enter with a graduation rate of only 10 percent. Will Souma be able to improve his skills, or will the kitchen prove to be too hot? less
Sentai will release the first season of Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma on Blu-Ray and DVD on August 15th. The company will also ship a limited edition, which includes an art book, art cards, chopsticks, an apron, and metal pins.
Sentai released an English dub trailer, which you can check out below.
Source: Twitter (HIDIVEOfficial)