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15 Best Anime Series Celebrating Food (2023)

Nowadays, you can find anime series about every kind of topic. Art, baseball, music, golf, and there are also anime for Kabaddi. And there are also a lot of anime about foods that celebrate the process of cooking.

This anime genre is the highlight of today’s post; we will discuss some of the top anime about foods. We have carefully devised a list of the most popular and highly rated anime series about foods.

If you are a food lover or a connoisseur of Gourmet, these will become your go-to anime. We have also provided watch sources for these anime, making it easier to find them. Let’s talk about all these different anime about foods without further ado.

15 Best Anime About Food

15) Dagashi Kashi 

Dagashi Kashi

IMDB Ratings6.1
Number of Episodes24
Animation Studiofeel.
Where to WatchCrunchyroll, Funimation

The Shikada family was always famous for its Japanese candies, which had sold for nine generations. Surprisingly enough, Kokonotsu Shikada rejects the ownership of this shop and decides to follow his passion instead.

But everything changes for Kokonotsu when he meets Hotaru Shidare, who wants to recruit him into his sweets company. It is only the start of her troubles, as she must first make Kokonotsu take over the Shikada shop before she can do anything else.

Dagashi Kashi is a perfect series for people who love Japanese candies and traditional sweets. It only gets better in the series when Hotaru tries to explain a candy’s minute details.

14) Cooking With Valkyries

Cooking With Valkyries

IMDB Ratings6.5
Number of Episodes10
Animation StudioBlade, Thundray
Where to WatchYoutube

If there are any fans of the popular Gacha game Honkai Impact 3rd, they will like this series for sure. This series is an Original Video animation that shows all of the Valkyries from the game having fun while cooking.

It is the entirety of the series summed up in one line. Watch it to see some mouthwatering recipes cooked by some of your favourite characters from the game.

13) Gourmet Girl Graffiti

Gourmet Girl Graffiti

IMDB Ratings6.7
Number of Episodes12
Animation StudioShaft
Where to WatchHidive

Ryou Machiko’s grandmother had always believed that a perfect wife must be an ideal cook first. But Ryou’s dishes were the exact opposite of what she wanted them to be.

Even if her skill improved slightly, her dishes tasted very bad. When she is about to give up on marriage, she meets her second cousin, Kirin Morino. With this small change, Ryou’s dishes started improving significantly.

Will Ryou be able to understand the true essence of cooking and keep continuing this, even in Kirin’s absence?



IMDB Ratings6.7
Number of Episodes12
Animation StudioDavid Production
Where to WatchFunimation

People generally go to supermarkets for all of their essential needs. However, it is not the case here, where many clashes and battles happen to get a chance to buy a convenience store, Bento.

You Satou soon gets dragged into this fighting-like atmosphere after witnessing it once. But, he needs to gain the physical and fighting skills to win these battles. So, he is invited to the Half-Price Food Lovers club to learn more about fighting styles and food.

Things get chaotic when You Satou shows signs of being a relentless and remarkable fighter.

11) Batenda


IMDB Ratings7.1
Number of Episodes11
Animation StudioPalm Studio
Where to WatchCrunchyroll

If you are looking for shows with some good alcohol and bartending skills, then this series is perfect for all your needs. The series follows the story of an Eden Hall bar located in Ginza’s most profound allies.

It is also said that this bar finds its customers rather than the customers finding the bar. However, we see Ryuu Sasakura’s exceptional bartending skills throughout the series.

We also see a wide variety of drinks, which will be a feast for the eyes of the viewers.

10) Today’s Menu for the Emiya Family

Today’s Menu for the Emiya Family

IMDB Ratings7.2
Number of Episodes13
Animation StudioUfotable
Where to WatchCrunchyroll, Funimation

There is no threat of the Grail War nor any enemies left for Shirou Emiya anymore. So, Shirou starts his fun and exciting life of cooking for all his other friends and family members.

It’s a different dish and a different environment every day. The best part about this series is that we see a lot of other recipes being cooked by Emiya, step by step. It is the main reason why this series took the top 10 rank in our list of anime about foods.

9) Toriko


IMDB Ratings7.2
Number of Episodes149
Animation StudioToei Animation
Where to WatchCrunchyroll

If you are looking for a long-running anime series that focuses exclusively on foods, then you have the proper anime series. Toriko is set in a fantasy-like world where hamburgers, ice cream and many other dishes are grown on land.

The series follows the story of Gourmet Hunter Toriko, who is on a journey around the world to find some of the best and finest ingredients. Toriko, along with his friend Komatsu also cooks a lot of delicious dishes throughout the series.

8) Restaurant to Another World

Restaurant to Another World

IMDB Ratings7.2
Number of Episodes24
Animation StudioSilver Link
Where to WatchCrunchyroll, Funimation, Netflix

Western Restaurant Nekoya is very popular in Tokyo for serving delicacies from Japan and the Western world. However, unknown to everyone is that this restaurant also serves different kinds of clients.

Whenever the restaurant is closed on Saturdays, it opens to people of other worlds. From elves to dragons to fairies, this restaurant serves different people. This institution’s central and essential chef is Master, who serves everyone with a smile.

7) Sweetness & Lightning

Sweetness & Lightning

IMDB Ratings7.2
Number of Episodes12
Animation StudioTMS Entertainment
Where to WatchCrunchyroll

Kouhei Inuzuka had cared for his daughter Tsumugi since his wife’s death. However, he is forced to her with convenience store bentos due to his job and lack of cooking skills.

But all of this changes when he learns of the situation of Kotori Iida. Kotori had been eating alone due to her mother’s job, leading to the restaurant’s closing. Deciding to make this right, Kouhei starts cooking in Kotori’s family restaurant for his daughter and his student.

6) Ristorante Paradiso 

Ristorante Paradiso

IMDB Ratings7.3
Number of Episodes11
Animation StudioDavid Production
Where to WatchCrunchyroll

Nicoletta’s mother had run away when she was just a kid. Bearing this grudge in her mind, she travels around Rome to destroy her mother’s business 15 years later. She also tracks her mother’s restaurant called Casetta dell’Orso.

But, she isn’t the same person after she enters the restaurant. The warm and loving atmosphere of the place slowly makes her forget about her past grudges and focus on what is before her right now.

How Nicoletta will deal with this situation now is the story of the rest of the series.

5) Kakuriyo: Bed and Breakfast for Spirits

Kakuriyo: Bed and Breakfast for Spirits

IMDB Ratings7.6
Number of Episodes26
Animation StudioGonzo
Where to WatchCrunchyroll, Funimation

Aoi Tsubaki could always see spirits and learned how to live peacefully with them. However, she has to take ownership of her hotel now that her grandfather has passed away.

She makes sure to feed all of these spirits with her delicious cooking. But her life is turned around when she is summoned to the spirit realm by Oodanna. He also reveals that her grandfather has a 100 million debt and Aoi should marry Oodanna to settle it.

Aoi refuses this and instead asks for her eatery to be opened at Oodanna’s Inn. Will she be able to please the spirits with her delicious cooking now?

4) Campfire Cooking in Another World with my Absurd Skill

Campfire Cooking in Another World with my Absurd Skill

IMDB Ratings7.6
Number of Episodes12
Animation StudioMappa
Where to WatchYoutube, Crunchyroll

Tsuyoshi Mukouda was a measly salaryman summoned to the Kingdom of a different world to aid them. But, Mukouda only has one skill called Online Supermarket which is considered useless.

But, this is a win-win situation for Mukouda, as he can now live in peace, cooking whatever he pleases. His excellent dishes attract the legendary beast Fenrir as the latter becomes Mukouda’s familiar.

Mukouda now travels worldwide, finding new ingredients and cooking new recipes daily.

3) Yakitate!! Japan

Yakitate!! Japan

IMDB Ratings7.6
Number of Episodes69
Animation StudioSunrise
Where to WatchCrunchyroll, Funimation

Japan had always been lacking when it came to a battle of their different versions of bread. However, Kazuma Azuma keeps going and wants to create a nationally recognized bread for Japan too.

She is also blessed with warm hands, which ferment the dough better and faster. She also started working in the famous company called Pantasia, which also specializes in bread-making.

Will Azuma break through the standard conventions of bread and present a national bread for Japan now?

2) Yume-Iro Patissiere

Yume-Iro Patissiere

IMDB Ratings7.8
Number of Episodes50
Animation StudioStudio Hibari
Where to WatchHidive

Ichigo Amano was only famous for eating cake, as she was commonly known for being clumsy. However, a renowned patissier, Henri, recognizes Ichigo’s extraordinary tasting senses.

He also invites her to attend the St. Marie Academy, which is specialized in deserts. Thanks to Henri’s help, she is placed at the top of the students in a batch called Sweets Princes.

Will Ichigo stay alive in this academy after facing all these other talented students while being clumsy herself?

1) Food Wars

Food Wars

IMDB Ratings8.1
Number of Episodes92
Animation StudioJ.C. Staff
Where to WatchHidive, Netflix

If you are looking for the best anime series about foods, then look no more because Food Wars is the correct answer. The series shows many different recipes and many other unique recipes throughout its five seasons. 

The best part is that these recipes can be recreated in the real world since professional chefs wrote those recipes. The series follows the story of Souma Yukihira, who had been trying to win against his father in a cooking competition since he was a kid. 

However, his father has different plans for him, and Souma soon enrolls in the Tootsuki Culinary Academy. This academy is considered top-notch in regarding the calibre of students or the faculty. 

The best part is that this academy is highly competitive, where you could also bet your ticket at the school to achieve greater heights. Will Souma’s skills polished at Yukihira’s family diner be sufficient to beat all of these highly talented people

With this, we can end our post on the top 15 best anime about foods that celebrate cooking. All of the series in this list show the joy of cooking and the various hidden emotions behind it. Check out some of our similar and exciting articles over here.

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