In a school full of delinquents there’s one badass that stands head and shoulders above the rest, Tatsumi Oga. One day, after seeing a bizarre man floating down the river, Oga gets the shock of his life when the guy splits in half and a baby crawls out, and immediately latches onto him. To make matters worse, a demon named Hildegarde approaches him and informs him that the child he’s suddenly inherited is Beelzebub, the next demon king, and Oga has been chosen to be the baby’s parent – that, and the baby’s cry emits a powerful electric shock that proves fatal if he’s more than 15 meters from the terrifying teen! Now, after discovering that he was only chosen for being strong and vicious, Oga decides to seek out the toughest badass of the lot in the hopes that baby Beelzebub will choose himself a new parent.
The manly Toriko is an avid food lover who’s able to catch any delicious morsel with ease. Thus, when Komatsu, the head chef of Hotel Gourmet, approaches him with the job of finding a rare Galara Crocodile, Toriko springs into action! The two make their way to the Baron Islands in search of their tasty prey, but what they find there is more than they bargained for! Who will be eaten, the duo or their dinner?
Both specials are to introduce a shounen series full of action and awesomeness. These episodes are basically taste testers for people who might be interested in watching the series. Check em both out!