Vol: 111+
- ?
3.184 of 5 from 27 votes
Rank #7,360

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the Tozai newspaper has planned on publishing the ‘Ultimate Menu' - describing a model meal of food and drink for the Japanese public. They have enlisted the help of Shirou Yamaoka, a journalist who has a culinary past of his own: his father Kaibara Yuuzan, the founder of the elite Gourmet Club, trained him to become a world class chef. However, bitter about the way their family was put on the sidelines for his father's precise tastes, Shirou broke all of Kaibara's expensive pottery and left the household. Now, Shirou and his partner Yuuko Kirita set forth to experience the tastes, smells and experiences of a variety of Japanese cuisine, including ramen, gyoza, sake, fish and beyond, in order to construct the perfect Ultimate Menu!

my manga:

If you like Oishinbo, you might like...

Add recommendation
Oishinbo has no anime recommendations yet. Be the first and add some today!


Add a review
joiski's avatar
joiski May 25, 2015
Score 10/10

I want everyone to know what an awesome food/cooking/slice of life manga this is! I'm enjoying it immensely! It has actually influenced my outlook on cooking and inspired me to trying out new things when I'm cooking at home too. I've incorporated many newingredients and also techniques since I started reading this. I try different oils made from sesame, peanut and use rice vinegar etc. in my cooking and it has... read more

Related anime

  • TV (136 eps)
  • 1988 - 1992
Anime Adaptation
Oishinbo: Kyuukyoku Tai Shikou, Chouju Ryouri Taiketsu!!
  • TV Special (1 ep)
  • 1992
Oishinbo: Nichibei Kome Sensou
  • TV Special (1 ep)
  • 1993



Love it? Hate it?

Discuss in the forums