The cover for the second 2016 issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has some very big news in store for Shokugeki no Soma fans. The issue will reveal on Monday that the Shokugeki no Soma anime will be receiving a 2nd season. The announcement was done to commemorate the third anniversary of the manga’s launch. More details on the anime’s 2nd season will be released in future issues of Weekly Shonen Jump. You can check out the cover of the issue below.
Along with this news, the issue will announce that an event anime special revolving around the Aldini brothers will receive a DVD release. The anime special will be packaged with special editions of Shokugeki no Soma’s 18th volume. The 18th volume is set to release on May 2nd and pre-orders for the special edition of the volume end on February 29.
Shokugeki no Soma is a manga series written by Yūto Tsukuda and illustrated by Shun Saeki. It is published by Shueisha in their Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. It was first published in November 2012 and currently has 15 volumes in publication. The manga is licensed for publication in North America by Viz Media. The manga has 9 volumes in print for North America.
Shokugeki no Soma’s 1st season aired in Japan from April 3, 2015 to September 25, 2015. It was produced by J.C.Staff and ran for 24 episodes. The anime was streamed in North America as it aired in Japan by Crunchyroll The 1st season of the anime is licensed for release in North America by Sentai Filmworks.