A sweet and wholesome Slice of Life that takes you through the joys of discovering cooking, and learning to do so for those you love and care about.
Despite taking place in a restaurant, this is not a food or cooking anime. Rather, it's a Josei harem romance that borders on the line of being a Soap Opera.
Yakitate!! Japan is a goofy, wholesome comedy that channels a similar vibe to the great Abridges series of the early 2010s with quality humor and the cast doesn't really take the show seriously.
A stress free celebration of food and how it brings people together, starring the cast of Fate/Stay Night.
Genre(s): Slice of Life, Comedy, Romance, Food Age-Appropriateness: 13+ (mild language) Platforms: Crunchyroll Episodes: 13 (3 minutes each) TheAwersome Rating: 6.6 / 10 (Cute and short, nothing too special) Premise: Chisato Mizusawa is a straight-laced assistant office manager who says she doesn’t like to drink. The truth is she loves it, but gets embarrassingly cutesy/affectionate... Continue Reading →
Genre(s): Food, Shonen, Comedy, Ecchi, School Age-Appropriateness: 16+ (Very frequent suggestive themes, mild language) Platforms: Crunchyroll, Hulu Episodes: 61 (+5 OVA) TheAwersome Rating: 9.2 / 10 (A definite gem, though not for everyone) Premise: Soma Yukihira wants nothing more in life than to one day surpass his father’s cooking skills and take over the family... Continue Reading →
Genre(s): Food, Slice of Life, Cozy Age-Appropriateness: 12+ (One episode has a scene of girls bathing) Platforms: Crunchyroll Episodes: 12 TheAwersome Rating: 8.3 / 10 (Very charming and warm fuzzies) Premise: Ryō Machiko is a second-year middle school girl who has been living by herself since her grandmother died. Despite having exceptional skill in cooking,... Continue Reading →
Genre(s): Food Age-Appropriateness: 13+ (Alcohol in every episode) Platforms: Crunchyroll Episodes: 12 (Each is 2 minutes long) TheAwersome Rating: 7.8 / 10 (Short enough that you don’t feel cheated even if food anime isn’t your thing) Premise: Murasaki Wakako is a 26-year-old woman who loves nothing more than relaxing with good food and drink. After... Continue Reading →
Genre(s): Shonen / Ridiculous Comedy / Food Age-Appropriateness: 7+ (depending on translator) Platforms: CrunchyRoll, Hulu, Funimation Episodes: 144 (147 including One-Piece and DBZ cross-over episodes) TheAwersome Rating: 7.7 / 10 (Worth watching, bingeable, not a must-see) Premise: In a bizarre future, the world is somewhat returned to a Jurassic-type state where giant plants and animals... Continue Reading →