The fifth course of Food Wars: Food Wars Shokugeki no Soma concluded in September, but will the anime return for season 6?
It’s quite incredible that Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma has remained as popular as it has done for so many years, but it’s a testament to how well-written the manga and the anime were.
At the time of writing, more than 20 million copies of the manga are currently in print and the anime adaptation remains one of the highest-scoring series on Crunchyroll with an impressive 4.7/5 rating.
Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma: The Fifth Plate concluded on September 25th around the world, but what are the chances that the anime could return for season 6?
Will there be a season 6 of Food Wars?
- It is highly unlikely that Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma will return for season 6, with The Fifth Plate being the final course of the anime.
Fans knew that when the original manga series concluded in 2019, it was only a matter of time before the kitchen closed on the Food Wars anime adaptation.
The news that the anime was renewed for a fifth season was announced following the season 4 finale, but it was also confirmed that this would be the final instalment of the hit series.
However, fans shouldn’t lose all hope just yet: there is always the chance that the anime could return in the form of OVA’s, a prequel series or even a movie.
We have already had five OVA episodes, two in 2016 and 2017 with the fifth episode in 2018, so this is the most likely avenue for additional content.
Then there is also the possibility for either a prequel series or an anime movie based on the 3 volumes of the light novel series from 2014.
However, no information concerning the continuation of Food Wars in the form of an OVA or movie has been confirmed and at this stage, remains more optimistic than realistic.
We will update this article if any new information concerning the future of Food Wars is officially confirmed, so keep checking back in.
By Tom Llewellyn – [email protected]