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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There's this pub (Izakaya) that was supposed to be in a certain place in Kanto region of Japan called "Gen".
After opening the door one day, it was found to be connected to the city of Parisia, the Kingdom of the Eastern Kingdom…
Individual residents from a foreign world such as fallen monks, warriors, noble female knight, daughters of noisy famous aristocrats, etc. all visited the peculiar izakaya which they've never seen before, and gradually they'll become fans of the dishes…
A foreign world gourmet fantasy has finally started!

*From the same author of Isekai Izakaya "Nobu", which takes place in Kyoto.
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Aldred, the leader of a kingdom’s A-ranked party,『Black Silver』, has accomplished the task of slaying a dragon. However, he who has pursued strength his whole life has lost sight of his goal from taking down a monster of the strongest species. As he worried about what to do next in his life, it was the scenery of Nordende that popped up in his mind; A rural village by the countryside, full of natural beauty, which he only visited once during a quest in the past.
After declaring the disbandment of his party, he heads towards Nordende for a comfortable, relaxing life.

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In an era of space travel, there is a small restaurant in Jupiter's orbit named after its owner, Motoka. People coming to or leaving the stars come through her small restaurant, and she always has something to serve that speaks to her customers' hearts and memories.

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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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    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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    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.

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    After his sister is devoured by a dragon and losing all their supplies in a failed dungeon raid, Laius and his party are determined to save his sister before she gets digested. Completely broke and having to resort to eating monsters as food, they meet a dwarf who will introduce them to the world of Dungeon Meshi - delicious cuisine made from ingredients such as the flesh of giant bats, walking mushrooms, or even screaming mandrakes.

  • Ranked first in the 2016 Kono Manga ga Sugoi! (Male Readers Division).
  • Nominated for the 9th, 10th and 11th Manga Taisho Awards in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
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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.
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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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    14-year-old Ichika Usami loves sweets and wishes to become a patisserie. When she encounters fairy Pekorin, she is able to transform into Cure Whip to protect Kirakiraru, an energy that represents the feelings put into making a sweet, from the Kirakiraru Thieves. She is later joined by four other girls.
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    Meet Koizumi, the new speechless transfer student. She loves ramen. A LOT. She will go to all lengths to eat some ramen and there is no such thing as too much. Oosawa Yuu follows closely behind, trying to get close to Koizumi at every opportunity, despite her disapproval.
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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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    "But suddenly, I had a little sister. That was the problem."

    After her father's remarriage, Sachi suddenly has a new stepsister, Ayari. At first, their interactions are awkward, and very brief. However, they soon discover a shared love... of food?

    Sachi soon discovers Ayari's passion for cooking, and the two step-sisters soon begin to bond over Ayari's delicious cooking, and begin to overcome the barriers that had once kept them apart. While their parents are away on their honeymoon, they learn to cope with their differences, and bond over a seemingly insignificant thing. (Reference: MAL)
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    A sweet romance between a tired office woman and a dangerous vampire chef who works hard to try and drink her delicious blood.

    "I want to taste you again."

    In Itaewon, there is a very popular unnamed restaurant assumed to have a taste that no human can make.

    Hong Ki Joon, the owner and chef, is not really a human! He is a half-vampire born from a human father and a vampire mother. With his unique vampiric senses, he makes out-of-this world flavors unobtainable by man.

    But for him, there's only one thing! He can't imitate the taste of a heavenly drink...

    Right, the blood he tasted on the lips of his kindergarten friend!

    He became a chef who studies every flavor in the world and suddenly his childhood friend, Kang Miro, anxiously appeared in front of him after 25 years.

    He doesn't know why he's looking forward to tasting her blood again?!

    A thirty years old office worker. Tired as a bee, her delicious blood is covered with the stink of cigarette, alcohol, fast food and MSG!

    "Good. From now on, I will feed you properly."

    This is the start of a blood-cleansing project full of plans of a vampire chef that diligently feeds, manages and cares for her to make her blood delicious again!

    A worn out and tired officewoman's exciting and heart-thumping healing cooking manhwa!

    An exciting, juicy romance starts now!
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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.
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    Shikada Kokonotsu's father owns a rural sweets shop, and his plan is for Kokonotsu to take it over one day. However, Kokonotsu wants to be a manga author instead! One day in summer, the cute but weird girl Shidare Hotaru, from the famous sweets company, comes to pay a visit. Apparently, Kokonotsu's father is famous and she wants him to join her family's company. However, he will only agree if she can convince Kokonotsu to take over the family business
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    Is it a cooking manga? Is it a manga cookbook?
    Whatever it is, come and check out the deliciousness inside!
    Perfect for those looking for a bite!
    A cooking manga about various noodles dishes!

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    Want to diet? Want to train? School-girl body modification comedy!
    Join gyaru Sakura Hibiki and ojou Soryuuin Akemi as they lift weights and exercise with the help of macho-man Machio! Learn for yourself, how good form, good diet and plenty of exercise helps with healthy living!! Let's muscle!!!

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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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    A manga that revolves around an old-fashioned all-night food stall, the various dishes that the stall owner prepares to suit the tastes of different customers, and the joys, griefs, trials and tribulations of his faithful patrons.

    Nominated for the 2nd Manga Taisho Award (2009); winner of the 39th Japan Cartoonist Awards Grand Prize (2010). (MU)
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    Nine centimeters (3.5 inches) tall, the tiny girls Hakumei and Mikochi live in the forest. Living in a house in a tree, riding insects and birds, and making umbrellas out of leaves, they live a happy and comfortable life. Follow their tiny but lovely lives as they live their day to day in a fantastic world of inchlings, animals, and strange happenings.

    Notes:
    Chapter 39 is next after 34. No chapters were skipped, as we switched to using Harta magazine raws, and the chapters from the magazine use a different numbering system.

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    The man forsaken by the world, the man a slave to money and the man known as the legendary God of War in the highly popular MMORPG Continent of Magic. With the coming of age, he decides to say goodbye, but the feeble attempt to earn a little something for his time and effort ripples into an effect none could ever have imagined. Through a series of coincidences, his legendary avatar is sold for 3 billion 90 million won ($2.7 million), bringing great joy to him, only to plunge him into despair at losing almost all of it to vicious loan sharks. With revelation of money through gaming, he rises from the abyss with new found resolve and steps forward into the new age of games led by the first ever Virtual Reality MMORPG, Royal Road.
    This is the legend of Lee Hyun on his path to becoming Emperor with only his family loving heart, his boundless desire for money, his unexpected mind, his diligently forged body and the talent of hard work backing him.
    This is the legend of the lowest becoming the strongest. This is the legend of WEED.
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    Daily life of Baek Mi with her interest in food and cooking.
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    A spin-off of the series TONDEMO SKILL DE ISEKAI HOUROU MESHI told from Sui's perspective.
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    The "slightly sweet tipsy couple comedy" manga centers on the 28-year-old senior public relations company staff member Chisato Mizusawa. The story follows Chisato's daily life as she enjoys her husband Sora's cocktails. Chisato has secrets that only her husband knows.


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    Police officers Niiboshi Reo and Akutsu Mabu are stationed at a police box in Asakusa, Tokyo. One day, they find a baby girl lying on top of a plate. Naming the girl "Sara," they decide to raise her. Protecting the town's peace together, what sweet incidents will they encounter!? Along the way, the pair will overcome obstacles as two men being fathers of a baby, and they will question the origin of Sara's mysterious magical powers...
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    Suzuna Inaba who graduated from the university and is going to live together with Seto.

    A manga about tsumami (snacks for drinking) with a bit adult theme ?
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    Japan has been ruined for several years, and several "things" roam the cities. The world has ended and the meal begins, and Ryoko's stomach is empty. A menu battle action series begins.
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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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    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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    Akane, an ordinary office lady, gets summoned to a different world along with her younger sister and pet dog. There, she ends up treating rare guests one after another with hospitality through meals!! Can she satisfy the denizens of a different world with home cooking...?!
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    Having lost his confidence as a bread-maker, Masaki works making bread in a bakery and boarding house run by a pair of sisters in Otaru, Hokkaido. Seeing the smiles on the people eating the bread, he grows to maturity one step at a time as a maker of breads. [Translation from the back cover of the first volume]
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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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    Gaku Kitada is a prodigy in Mathematics and a scholarship holder at Wels Private Academy, a renowned institution with a long history in the International Mathematical Olympiad. After a series of unfortunate events, he meets Kai Asakura, a culinarian prodigy with his own catering business. What does the future hold for these two geniuses, and how do their paths intertwine with each other's?
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    Typical company employee Tanaka Daichi(38 years old, single) loves games and plays a new type of VRMMO called "One More Free Life Online" under the username "Earth". Inside this free world he chose several skills that are generally regarded as useless. Be it wasting time crafting potions, cooking up pointlessly tasty food, or hunting monsters with some absurd weapon he crafted, he simply enjoys playing the game.
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    Tanya Degurechaff is a reincarnated Japanese salesman-turned-sociopathic child soldier, forced by the almighty Being X to fight an endless war.

    But soldiers need to eat, too. So join Tanya as she samples fine wartime meals.

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