Tag Archive: tsuchiyama shigeru

Manga Review – Kuishinbo

Kuishinbo! Volume 1

Kuishinbo
喰いしん坊!
TSUCHIYAMA Shigeru
Seinen – Comedy, sports
5 Volumes of 24 Volumes (complete)
Media Do (Nihonbungeisha)

Summary:

Office worker Mantaro is broke, so he enters a store’s eating contest to get some extra cash. But while both he and a big college judo club member failed the challenge, he sees a man in a cowboy hat and sunglasses win the very next day. But when another judo club member arrives and threatens to destroy the store if he’s not given a chance to try, sunglasses man suggests a new challenge — with Mantaro as his competition!

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Manga Review – Kenka Ramen

Kenka Ramen Volume 1

Kenka Ramen
喧嘩ラーメン
TSUCHIYAMA Shigeru
Seinen – Comedy, sports
3 Volumes of 17 Volumes (complete)
Media Do (Nihonbungeisha)

Summary:

Yoshitsune is the leader of a gang, and his dad is dedicated to his ramen shop. The two don’t see eye-to-eye on much. But while Yoshitsune complains about his dad’s business, he refuses to see it be shut down. However, father and son have very different ideas on running a shop, but when a ramen critic is about to walk out, Yoshitsune has no choice but to step in. But can he make the place successful, or will it end up in ruins?

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Manga Review – Chow Down Champs / Super Food Bowl

Chow Down Champs Volume 1

Chow Down Champs
Super Food Bowl

大食い甲子園 (Oogui Koushien)
TSUCHIYAMA Shigeru
Seinen – Sports
3 Volumes of 6 Volumes (complete)
Media Do (NIHONBUNGEISHA)

Summary:

Fifteen years ago, Momotaro High School had a come-from-behind victory and took the crown in the national high school competitive eating championship. But after that achievement, the club has struggled to even make it past regionals and is on the verge of shutting down. But with the arrival of a new coach, perhaps Momo High can regain its former glory!

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Manga Review – Battles of the Wandering Chef

Battles of the Wandering Chef Volume 1

Battles of the Wandering Chef
包丁無宿勝負旅 (Houchou Mushuku Shoubu Tabi)
TSUCHIYAMA Shigeru (story/art), TAGAWA Yasuyuki (drafting cooperation)
Seinen – Sports
2 Volumes of 4 Volumes (complete)
Media Do (NIHONBUNGEISHA)

Summary:

Musashi, the second son of a restaurant owner, has gotten into a fight once again and has a stint at juvenile hall. When Musashi returns, his friends are waiting for him, excited to eat Musashi’s cooking once again. But his older brother, Shinichi, is the head chef of the restaurant now and won’t let his delinquent younger brother use the kitchen. A customer suggests a cooking face-off, so which brother will come out on top?

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Manga Review – Bakumeshi! / Food Explosion!

Bakumeshi! / Food Explosion! Volume 1

Bakumeshi!
Food Explosion!
ばくめし!
TSUCHIYAMA Shigeru
Seinen – Adventure, slice-of-life
3 Volume of 6 Volumes (complete)
Torico / Media Do (NIHONBUNGEISHA)

Summary:

It is said that there’s nothing like a good meal, but can a meal change your life? Well, if you meet a certain wandering chef with a talent for gambling, it certainly can!

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