With the Release of 29th Issue of Weekly Shounen Jump, Shokugeki no Soma or Food Wars officially announced the anime season 4 which is titled Shokugeki no Soma: Shin no Sara whose literal translation means Plate of God.

Shokugeki no Soma: Fourth Plate Release Date, Announcement Trailer and Visual Revealed

To commemorate the announcement Warner Bros. streamed an announcement trailer for upcoming season titled “Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma: The Fourth Plate”. A visual was released few days ago. The new season will release in October 2019. Have a look at the trailer.

The trailer shows no new footage of upcoming anime adaptation, rather consists of clips taken from past three seasons.

Official details like Studio, Episode Count, Staff and official release date is yet to be announced. Looking at the newly released visual with no change in art style it seems like J.C.Staff will return to adapt the new season with the same staff from previous three seasons. The anime is speculated to be a single cour season finishing the leftover of central arc.

Shokugeki no Soma: Fourth Plate Announcement Visual
Shokugeki no Soma: Fourth Plate Announcement Visual

Two weeks ago a scan from Weekly Shounen Jump announced the manga ending and teased a major announcement for the franchise. Fans were speculating a anime announcement or a manga continuation and luckily both of them is taking place. The manga is being shift to Shounen Jump Giga with 3 chapters left in it’s pocket which istitled Shokugeki no Soma~Le Dessert~.

Written by Yūto Tsukuda and drawn by Shun SaekiShokugeki no Souma(Food Wars) is Japanese Shounen manga out published inWeekly Shounen Jump since 2016. VIZ Media is publishing the English release of manga digitally and print.

The story centers around fifteen-year-old Souma Yukihira who ever since he was a child, has helped his father by working as the sous chef in the restaurant his father runs and owns. 

Throughout the years, Souma developed a passion for entertaining his customers with his creative, skilled, and daring culinary creations. His dream is to someday own his family’s restaurant as its head chef.

Yet when his father suddenly decides to close the restaurant to test his cooking abilities in restaurants around the world, he sends Souma to Tootsuki Culinary Academy, an elite cooking school where only 10 percent of the students graduate.

The institution is famous for its “Shokugeki” or “food wars,” where students face off in intense, high-stakes cooking showdowns.

As Souma and his new schoolmates struggle to survive the extreme lifestyle of Tootsuki, more and greater challenges await him, putting his years of learning under his father to the test.

J.C.Staff adapted the manga into three anime series consisting of 61 episodes and 5 OVA episodes.