Crunchyroll Expo Hosts “Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma” Guests & Season 4 Sneak Peak

Mangaka and Anime Producer Join CRX 2019

Crunchyroll announced it will be hosting Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma co-mangakas Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki, along with anime producer Noriko Dohi. Convention activities include panels and autograph sessions for attendees. 

The guests of honor will also host a main stage panel featuring a sneak peek of the upcoming Fourth Plate (fourth season) for Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma. The TV anime series is slated to premiere October 2019. 

Crunchyroll Expo introduces the co-mangakas as follows:

Born in Fukuoka, Yuto Tsukuda is the original author of the Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma manga. His 2006 contribution Kiba ni Naru won the first prize in the Jump Manga Rookie Award competition and he made his debut with it in the Summer 2006 edition of Akamaru Jump. In 2010 he started his first serialization with Shonen Shikku, and in 2012 he started Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, which is now his representative work.

Shun Saeki is the original illustrator of Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma. In 2011 he made his debut with one-shot manga Kimi to Watashi no Renai Soudan in the Spring 2012 edition of JUMP NEXT!. Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma! started serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump with his illustrations in 2012.

Warner Bros. Japan released a preview for the fourth season this past June. 

Source: email correspondence

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