The Japanese release of the 25th volume of the Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma manga will include an original animation DVD as a bonus with a new story that focuses on the election of the Elite Ten, the student council who shape the course of Tōtsuki Culinary Academy.
Like the Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma TV series, the OAD is directed by Yoshitomo Yonetani and features animation by J.C. Staff. The OAD reunites the TV series cast, with the exception of Risa Taneda, who is currently on hiatus from voice acting for medical treatment; Hisako Kanemoto takes over the role of Erina Nakiri.
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma is written by Yūto Tsukuda and illustrated by Shun Saeki. The series is serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine, and an English language version of the manga is also available from Viz Media. The 25th volume of Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma goes on sale in Japan on July 04, 2017. It retails for 3240 yen ($28.60 US) including tax.
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