Cooking
Cooking is the focus of these food-themed manga, whether the characters within attend a Culinary School, work in a Restaurant or are simply passionate home cooks. These manga may offer step-by-step Recipes for various dishes or plating techniques. (Source: Anime-Planet)
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All business is serious business.

Immortal Tatsu is an ex-yakuza who’s given up violence for making an honest man of himself - but is it still possible for a devoted stay-at-home husband to get into a few scrapes?


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  • Won 3rd place of Tsugi Manga Awards, Category Webmanga (2018)

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    Hibino Ayumi: 27 years old, single, a completely average office lady. But in her free time, she turns into a SOLO CLIMBER GIRL. Armed with plenty of delicious ingredients, she eats her way through the mountain trails, one by one.

    Русский:
    Хибино Аюми 27 лет, не замужем, обычный офисный работник. Но в своё свободное время она превращается в альпинистку-одиночку, которая, запасшись разной вкуснятиной, путешествует по горам.
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    Ikuto Touhohin just had a last fight with his old man, one that led him to make a rash decision to run away from home. He boards a ship, deciding to take a vacation, but the ship is suddenly hit by a huge storm--one that sends Ikuto overboard! When he regains consciousness, he realizes he is still alive… on some island. An isolated island. An isolated island with nothing but girls. Stranded on an island with only girls, no electricity, gas, radio, television… like he was back in the stone age.
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    After the death of Mao's mother, who was called the "Fairy of Cuisine", Mao must strive to become a legendary chef himself, in order to take the title as head chef at his mother's restaurant. To do this, he must travel across China to learn the many ways of cooking. During his journey, he meets great friends and also fierce rivals.


    Chūka Ichiban! (中華一番!, lit. Chinese Food Number One!) is a manga created by Ogawa Etsushi.
    From 1995-1997 it was published as Chūka Ichiban!. However, during the middle of its serialization, the character '真' was added, so from 1997 to 1999, it was serialized as Shin Chūka Ichiban! (真・中華一番!, Truth - China's Number One!).
    In 1997, Chūka Ichiban! was adapted into an anime series directed by Anno Masami of the same name. In some countries, the anime adaptation was called Cooking Master Boy.

    Ogawa Etsushi's debut oneshot, King of Tower, is included as an extra in volume four.
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    A spin-off of Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon focusing on the daily life of Elma.
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    宇宙に届け!ロマンあふれる宇宙食開発記!--宇宙に、行きたい。近付きたい。低い身長を理由に、宇宙飛行士を諦めた主人公・久世晴可(ルビ:くぜはるか)は、就職活動中、「JAXA」(宇宙航空研究開発機構)の「誰もが行ける宇宙を目指して」というキャッチコピーを目にし、自分の夢を思い出す。そうしてJAXAに入社した晴可が配属されたのは、なんと「宇宙食開発グループ」!「宇宙食」という未知の分野に触れ、戸惑う晴可だったが、「食」が宇宙飛行士達の「幸せ」を生み出すことを知り…銀河を超える、極上の幸せ(ルビ:宇宙食)を作り、宇宙に届けるまでのロマンあふれる奮闘劇!
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    16 year old Miyahara Momiji starts working part-time at an izakaya called Koharuya.

    *Izakaya : a type of Japanese bar in which a variety of small, typically inexpensive, dishes and snacks are served to accompany the alcoholic drinks.
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    The everyday life of Nakano, a salaryman working for an exploitative company, is suddenly intruded upon by the Kitsune, Senko-san (800 Years Old - Young Wife). Whether it be cooking, cleaning, or a Special Service... she'll heal his exhaustion with her tender care.
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    When Hiyori - a young girl whose deceased father taught her the joys of fishing - headed out to sea for some alone time, she never thought that she would encounter another girl there.
    After a while, this girl - named Koharu - and her end up fishing and cooking together, and they get to know each other a bit in the meantime. During their brief time together Koharu finds out that the reason that Hiyori went out to sea that day was because she's hesitant towards meeting her new stepfamily that same evening. But what a coincidence! Koharu is also meeting her new family tonight! "No. It can't be a coincidence..." Follow these two 'sisters' and their new life together!
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    This is a story about the Valkyries living in the dorm and their culinary adventures. Each valkyrie has a different specialty but they all share the same desire to convey their feelings to their loved ones through cooking.

    Main Story :
    # Book 1001 = Escape From The Sky
    # Book 1002 = Cherry Blossom Recall
    # Book 1003 = Mystery of Stigmata
    # Book 1006 = Anti-Enthrophy Invasion
    # Book 1007 = Gratitude Arc
    # Book 1008 = Moon Shadow

    Side Story :
    # Book 1004 = Violet Sea Tales
    # Book 1005 = Dark Sakura Tales | Guns Girl SchoolDayZ EX - Sakura Arc
    # Book 1009 = Purple Kite's Tales
    # Book 1010 = Secret of the God Keys
    # Book 1012 = 2nd Herrscher/Lawman

    Spin-off :
    # Book 1011 = When Kiana Play Honkai Impact
    # Book 1013 = Valkyries' Dining Escapades
    # Book 1014 = Summer Memories
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    In the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto scratches out a meager existence during the postwar gold rush in the wilderness of Hokkaido. When he stumbles across a map to a fortune in hidden Ainu gold, he sets off on a treacherous quest to find it. But Sugimoto is not the only interested party, and everyone who knows about the gold will kill to possess it! Faced with the harsh conditions of the northern wilderness, ruthless criminals and rogue Japanese soldiers, Sugimoto will need all his skills and luck—and the help of an Ainu girl named Asirpa—to survive.

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  • Winner of the 9th Manga Taisho Award in 2016.
  • Nominated for the 20th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize and 40th Kodansha Manga Awards that same year.
  • Winner of the 22th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2018.


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    When I opened my eyes I had become the duchess. But something isn’t right. I went as far as becoming a character but I’m just a duchess in name that gets mistreated by the maids and ignored by her husband. What a crappy life! Gosh, I don’t know what to do anymore. I’ll just quietly enjoy my tea, was what I thought. “Can you prepare tea for me again next time?” Something’s gone wrong with my cold husband!

    Indonesia


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    A selection of short stories. The stories deal with the same themes as Parasyte and his other work, and in only one of them is his art style noticeably more primitive.
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    After the death of Mao's mother, who was called the "Fairy of Cuisine", Mao must strive to become a legendary chef himself, in order to take the title as head chef at his mother's restaurant. To do this, he must travel across China to learn the many ways of cooking, but he learns that the real battle has only just started. The Dark Cooking Society has already begun to move...

    Chūka Ichiban! (中華一番!, lit. Chinese Food Number One!) is a manga created by Ogawa Etsushi.
    From 1995-1997 it was published as Chūka Ichiban!. However, during the middle of its serialization, the character '真' was added, so from 1997 to 1999, it was serialized as Shin Chūka Ichiban! (真・中華一番!, Truth - China's Number One!).

    In 1997, Chūka Ichiban! was adapted into an anime series directed by Anno Masami of the same name. In some countries, the anime adaptation was called Cooking Master Boy.
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    Ongoing Touhou manga from nva222 published in the official Strange Creators of Outer World magazine.
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    A youth named Kiriyama Rei, who lost his family as a child, endures loneliness to become a professional shogi player. Then, through a chance meeting, he develops a relationship with the three Kawamoto sisters (Akari, Hinata, Momo), who hail from a working-class district of the city, and little by little his frozen heart begins to thaw.

    Note: Nominated for the 2nd Annual Manga Taishou in 2009 and won this award in 2011.
    Won the Kodansha Manga Award in the general category (shared with Space Brothers) in 2011 and won the Grand Prize of the 18th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2014.


    The following links are to AnimeNetwork for the anime:
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    From the authors of Shishunki Bitter Change and Itoshi no Karin:
    Sweet treats for the boys who do their best...!

    Scatted with the sweets and handsome boys that girls love ☆
    Though they love sweets, they just can't tell others...
    A cool, elite office worker, a handsome band member, and a high school boy who would even cross-dress just for sweets...
    A compilation of stories woven together by a variety of sweets boys.
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    When he realized it, the protagonist was in another world and had become a sword that was stabbed on an altar in a great plain, crowded with devil beast. The world he was in had a game like system; HP, MP, Strength, Vitality, Agility, Intelligence, Dexterity, Titles and Equipment. Following his instinct as a living sword, he traveled to find the one who could be his wielder, until he met with a cat girl that was about to be attacked by a bear type devil beast.

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    Saeki Kanji, 32 years old and still single, is living in the Japanese countryside, which is in decline. After graduating from university with a degree in economics he took a job as a salary man in a leading company in Tokyo, but retired when he inherited the family farm in Miyama village when his parents passed on. He soon took to the life of a simple farmer. One day a beautiful woman wearing full body armor came to his door begging to stay the night. She claimed to be royalty from another world and is unable to return there. She ends up living with Kanji and helping out the local agriculture situation.

    Portuguese / Português:
    Saeki Kanji, 32 anos e ainda solteiro, mora em um campo japonês, que está em declínio. Depois de se formar em economia, ele aceitou um emprego como funcionário assalariado em uma empresa líder em Tóquio, mas teve que sair quando herdou a fazenda da família na vila de Miyama quando seus pais morreram e, assim virando um agricultor. Um dia, uma linda mulher vestindo uma armadura de corpo inteiro veio até a porta dela pedindo para passar a noite, ela alegou ser um membro da realeza do outro mundo e não pode voltar para lá, ela acaba vivendo com Kanji e ajudando ele na situação da agricultura local.

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    A BotW Joke
    "BotW's cooking alone is a lot of fun.
    You can make so many things with all the different ingredients that even after I finished the game I went back to cook every so often."
    Artist’s Pixiv
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    A tired office worker commutes back and forth from work, and on his way he periodically stumbles upon Madoka's apartment window where she runs a ramen shop... later an okonomiyaki shop... later, an ice fishing hole... later, a sauna... later, a climbing wall...

    Who is this mysterious, silent and pretty woman? Where the hell does she get all this stuff from? Why does she always beckon the office worker? And why is she so damn stubborn about it all!?

    Be prepared to have your concept of "multitasking" challenged!!!
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    Within the winding streets of Kyoto's geisha district, there lives a 16 year old girl named Kiyo. After failing to become a Maiko, an apprentice traditional Japanese performer, Kiyo works as the caterer for her troupe. This is the story of her daily life.

  • Won the 65th Shogakukan Manga Awards in the shounen category.
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    Tina and her brother Nicholas run a soup shop in the Finnish countryside. One day, something flies in their house. It's just a hairball... or is it?
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    Araiwa Kazumi is your run-of-the-mill salaryman and father. He’s also secretly an amazing chef! While his coworkers at Kanemaru Industries all eat out for lunch, he pulls out his lunchbox… It’s time for this cooking papa to show off his pro-level cooking skills!
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    In order to fulfill her dream of becoming a great chef, the female cook Xiao Qiao decides to escape to the outskirts of the mansion to practice. Who knew she would run into the Ming Dan Lou assassin, Yan Ju, in the midst of his work! Within minutes, he slaughters the entire household, and even gobbles up the noodles she had worked hard to make!! And his first words after finishing the food are: "Come to my chamber!"
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    Cute romantic comedy manga about a widow named Shuuko Yakumo who enjoys cooking food for a baseball playing teenager named Shouhei Yamato.
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    When Mermaid Princess Era's fish friend is captured and turned into a delectable meal, she goes to land to mourn his death and aid his passing into the great beyond... If only that was the end of the story. Follow Era as she discovers the wonders of seafood.

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    The glutton Xia Meng went out to buy a midnight snack and got into a car accident which transported her into the body of a maid in another world! And so, her life of romance, cuisine and adventure officially began!
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    A young boy named Yugo Hachiken aspires to live apart from his family. He enrolls in an agriculture school, one which requires its students to live in dormitories. He thinks that with his talent for studying, no problems will arise no matter what kind of school he goes to. But he is soon forced to discover the inconvenient truth about agricultural life. Enjoy the story of Hachiken as he tries to keep up with his friends, farmers' heirs who are already accustomed to a hardworking farm life.

    Won the 5th Manga Taishō Award's Grand Prize in 2012.
    Won the 58th Shogakukan Manga Award in the Shounen category in 2012.
    Won the first Japan Food Culture Contents Award in 2013.
    Nominated for the 19th annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2015.
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    The life of an ordinary 25 years old girl suddenly takes a turn for the worse when she becomes a waitress in a restaurant for killers.


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    Home Economics Teacher, Shinji Yabe, is asked by the biggest gyaru in school, Miku Okazaki, to help her "bake cookies to give to the teachers". The principal told her to do this, after she flunked every subject and makeup-class they put her in. He gets her to successfully finish a batch of cookies after several mishaps and is touched by his students glee over her success. He decides to start a cooking club after this experience to get more time and connection with his students. Upon hearing this, Miku decides to join, since he was the first teacher that didn't shove her into makeup-lessons after her failings and pushed her to try harder instead.


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    Looking for peace, Gen decided to attend high school somewhere far from his home, in another prefecture, where his distant relatives run the local temple, which will become Gen’s new home and the start of his new life shared with his older female cousin, Chion.


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    Kazusa Yuu, a Japanese high school student interested in food and camping, dies in a traffic accident and ends up reincarnated in the wilderness in another world. He must learn to survive in an unfamiliar environment, learn the powers he was granted and the magic of the world that is based on eating other creatures, and rescue fair maidens in distress to feed them and build up his harem.

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    Kazusa Yuu, é um estudante japonês do ensino médio interessado em comida e camping, ele morre em um acidente de trânsito e acaba reencarnando no deserto em outro mundo. Ele deve aprender a sobreviver em um ambiente desconhecido, aprender os poderes que ele recebeu e a magia do mundo que se baseia em comer outras criaturas e resgatar donzelas em perigo para alimentá-las e construir seu harém.
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    Komomo is a spoilt princess who enjoys bossing her servants around. She has taken a particular liking to Natsu, the son of her family's favourite patissier; so the poor boy has to endure every one of her whims until his family moves away to France.
    Years later, Komomo's family has lost their social standing, and the inexperienced girl is left in the care of strangers. Around the same time, Natsu returns to Japan as an acclaimed patissier. How will their paths cross after their lives and positions have changed so much?
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    Main protagonist is Tsurumi Asuta. 17 yrs old, 2nd year high schooler. He was working as an apprentice cook at Tsurumi-ya, managed by his father. One day a fire broke out in Tsurumi-ya, for the sake of his father's cherished knife 'Santoku Houchou' he ran back inside to retrieve it and thus met his end. Before he knew it he awoke to an unknown environment. He was then attacked by a beast resembling a boar but a girl named Aifa, from the People of Morihen, saved him. It was then that he realized he was really in different world.
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    After getting kicked out of the strongest party, the level 99 chef fulfills his dream of opening an adventurer diner in the countryside.
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    Ootsuki, the foreman of the underground debt-slave labor camp, is finally using his one-day vacation above ground. The blacksuits of the Teiai Corporation follow him to make sure he doesn't escape, but are constantly baffled by the completely mundane ways he decides to use his time.
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    He met a girl. A young girl branded with the mark of a criminal. That was the beginning of everything. "Crap, my girl's so cute" This is the story of the two who became an overly protective guardian and an adopted child, changing relationships, and furthermore until how that relationship evolves. (From: MU)

    Adapted from the Light Novel series of the same name.

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    The Alchemist Kurakazu Rintarou, saved a young girl who fainted in the Forest of Corpses.
    The name of that girl is "Chloe La Foley". Her specialty is housework.
    The story unfolds on the two's "Slow Life" under the same roof in this Isekai Maid Fantasy!!
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    Femrude is picked up by the legendary Fenrir as a baby. Originally Japanese, the reborn 12-year-old spends his days being spoiled by his beloved new mother, while being brought up with lots of love.

    To give back to his precious family, he reproduces Japanese cuisine in this new world, one dish after another. To his surprise, not only his mother (Fenrir), but also the beastmen living in this world love his food.
    Solving problems one after another with his honest, gentle character, and the skills to attract both races, he aims to become a bridge between the humans and the beastmen!

    Even magicians will jump! This fluffy gourmet fantasy is about to start!


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