During the Jump Festa 2018 event, it was revealed on Saturday that the anime adaptation of Yuuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki’s Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma (Shokugeki no Souma) manga will be receiving a fourth season, which will premiere in Spring 2018.
In addition, the official website revealed the first key visual:
Here’s the announcement trailer:
Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma is a Japanese shōnen manga series written by Yūto Tsukuda and illustrated by Shun Saeki. Yuki Morisaki also works as a collaborator, providing the recipes for the series. Individual chapters have been serialized in Weekly Shounen Jump since November 26, 2012, with tankobon volumes being released by Shueisha. As of September 2017, 26 volumes have been released in Japan. The series is licensed by Viz Media, who has been releasing the volumes digitally since March 18, 2014, and released the first volume in print on August 5, 2014.
An anime adaptation by J.C.Staff aired between April 3, 2015 and September 25, 2015. A second season named Food Wars! The Second Plate aired between July 2, 2016 and September 24, 2016. A third season, referred to as Food Wars! The Third Plate began airing on October 4, 2017. A fourth season has been recently announced.
Here is a synopsis of the series:
Yukihira Souma’s dream is to become a full-time chef in his father’s restaurant and surpass his father’s culinary skill. But just as Yukihira graduates from middle schools his father, Yukihira Jouichirou, closes down the restaurant to cook in Europe. Although downtrodden, Souma’s fighting spirit is rekindled by a challenge from Jouichirou which is to survive in an elite culinary school where only 10% of the students graduate. Can Souma survive?