The popular cooking anime Food Wars is finally coming back. Food Wars Season 5, also known as The Fifth Plate, will be the final season for the anime series.
The first season was aired in 2015, following by the second season until the fourth season which was released in 2019. In the upcoming Food Wars Season 5, fans will be seeing Souma training at an elite culinary school where he is invited to join an international youth cooking competition titled The Blue.
When is Food Wars Season 5 Episode 1 release date?
According to J.C. Staff’s official announcement, the first episode of Food Wars! The Fifth Plate will be released on Saturday, April 11, 2020, at 00:30 (JST). Note that the mentioned date and time are based on Japan’s timezone, so you want to change it to your local time.
Where to watch Food Wars! The Fifth Plate Episode 1?
Since the first season of the series, J.C. Staff already partnered with various streaming platforms to distribute their project. However, the fourth season has become a Crunchyroll exclusive. For the Food Wars Season 5, you can still watch it from the same platform, Crunchyroll.
What to expect in Food Wars Season 5?
Consider how the production team skipped some of the manga chapters in the previous season, it’s clear that the Season 5 will be the final season for the series. Looking back where the previous season ends, Season 5 has a total of 55 chapters left to adapt which consist of two arcs and the final arc, Blue Arc.
Most likely, the fifth season will be having a total of 13 episodes covering the remaining arcs from the Food Wars manga. For the sake of Food Wars fans who are not reading the manga, we will not be sharing the detailed spoilers in this post.