Crunchyroll has announced guests from the popular Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma for their upcoming Crunchyroll Expo convention. Those guests will be manga artists Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki as well as anime producer Noriko Dohi.

They will be available for two panels as well as autograph sessions. One of the panels will take place on Crunchyroll Expo’s main stage where they will offer a glimpse at the upcoming 4th anime season.

Crunchyroll details their guests as follows:


Born in Fukuoka, Yuto Tsukuda is the original author of the Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma manga. His 2006 contribution Kiba ni Naru won the first prize in the Jump Manga Rookie Award competition and he made his debut with it in the Summer 2006 edition of Akamaru Jump. In 2010 he started his first serialization with Shonen Shikku, and in 2012 he started Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, which is now his representative work.

Shun Saeki is the original illustrator of Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma. In 2011 he made his debut with one-shot manga Kimi to Watashi no Renai Soudan in the Spring 2012 edition of JUMP NEXT!. Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma! started serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump with his illustrations in 2012.


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