10 Best Anime About Food to Get You Hungry
Finding the best Anime about food? We got you covered as Anime is full of food representation be it a minor or focal point in the story. Food is what everyone loves and it looks good in Animation. From Anime showcasing Japanese cuisine and to other global dishes in a cooking competition, or food traveling hobbies, Anime has a lot of it, here are the best Anime about food to get you hungry whether its about meat, drinks or deserts, we got it all.
Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma
Most of us reading this Article probably know what Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma is since it stands as one of the Best Anime about Food that went mainstream. Foods Wars depicts the nature of cooking competitions in their plot having an aspiring chef named Yukihira, Souma who goes to a culinary academy aiming to be the best. Food Wars showcases a lot of delicious food dishes along the way that are depicted from their real life counterparts. Food Wars not just focalizes itself around the Food and cooking culture but comes with a touch of comedy and awesome animations.
Koufuku Graffiti is another nice subtle Anime about food that depicts the fun exerience of cooking for other people. Koufuku Graffiti brings an experience of slice-of-life cooking for the viewer where sometimes food may not taste good when alone but taste much better with people and sharing that experience with the people you cooked for. Cooking food is an art in itself and wanting people to taste and experience your “art” is something that all people who cook want because it’s way of being appreciated for something you worked hard on.
Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san
Do you love Ramen? I do too. Ramen Daisuki Koizumi-san could be one of the best Anime about food that represents Ramen and the varieties of it around Japan plus with the additional theme of cute girls doing cute things which in this Anime we observe Anime girls explore different kinds of Ramen in Japanese cuisine and taste it for the fun of it. As the anime does have a rather average atmosphere, and overall score, it’s a fun Anime to pass the time.
Bento as we all know is what we call “take-out” meal or home-made meal in Japanese, whether it is an already sold product from a supermarket stall, or home-made food for school and work, it is what the Japanese label as Bento. The Anime Ben-To centers around this type of meal which brings quite a different take by bringing comedy and overdramatized action. Bento especially in supermarkets are always sold out for the late shift workers, or students that want to buy a cheap discounted meal from the market rather than cooking or ordering from a restaurant thus people in the Anime fight for the available Bento until the last one remains, if you get none, you’ll starve.
Dagashi Kashi is another Anime about Food, or more on the Candy take of Japanese culture. Candies or Dagashi in Japanese are food, although not meat, they are sweet and delicious snacks. Dagashi Kashi is an Anime that centers around this theme and it does an awesome job doing so in being a comedic slice of life Anime about candy.
I like Alcoholic drinks, you do too right? Bartender is about the life of Ryuu Sasakura, a prodigy bartender who could serve and mix a lot of great cocktail drinks. Not a lot story lore is actually more deep, but looking into the surface it’s an e awesome anime that goes into detail about producing delicious Alcoholic cocktail Drinks and how it can affect people.
Yakitate!! Japan is an awesome Anime about baking bread where the story centers around the Main character, Kazuma, who sets off on this journey to bake a signature bread for Japan in which he realized Japan does not have an internationally celebrated bread worldwide. Along the way he meets other bakers where they learn together and compete against each other prompting a series of awesome baking moments to create the best Fresh baked bread.
Yumeiro Patissiere is another Anime about baking pastries. Although, It’s quite an old Anime with the classic Animations of its time which might give you a few opinions to not watch it or even the theme itself as it leans towards a more younger audience attraction but if you’re a fan of slice of life and want to watch an Anime with your younger siblings that is far from the violent action and other themes. Yumeiro Patissiere can be a fun Anime to watch a bunch of young prodigy talents bake pastries.
Isekai Shokudou has an interesting storyline revolving around a Western Restaurant located in Japan that serves western dishes to the residents of Tokyo, what makes this Anime have an interesting theme is that this specific restaurant will open weekly and serve customers from another world, other worlds being from Elves, Animal humans, Dragons and other fantasy creatures you can imagine from the fantasy worlds. A Isekai Shokudou season 2 is also set for the Fall of 2021, so check out this Anime and see what’s about!
Nu Wushen de Canzhuo (Cooking with Valkyries)
Nu Wushen de Canzhuo or Cooking with Valkyries is an Anime short based on the mobile game series Honkai Impact. If you’re fan of the game or haven’t even played it, the Animated short is quite fun with the cute Anime girls and might inspire you to play the game. Either way, its a slice of life fanservice Anime showcasing the cute girls from the game where they cook dishes and enjoy it together.
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