Japanese dress-up emoji keyboard app called “Simeji” released the ranking titled “Top 10 anime and manga with a nice meal scene”.
There were 1,700 votes from teen, female Simeji users, and the 1st place was “My Neighbor Totoro”, the 2nd place was “Howl's Moving Castle”, and the 3rd place was “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba”.
The 1st place went to “My Neighbor Totoro”, the movie produced by the director Miyazaki Hayao from Studio Ghibli, which marks the 32nd anniversary in 2020, with its release in Apr. 1988.
There were many relatable meal scenes for teen girls, including biting into a whole cucumber and eating the handmade lunchbox.
The 2nd place “Howl's Moving Castle”, the movie released from Studio Ghibli in 2004. Director Miyazaki's works ranked both in the 1st and 2nd place.
The protagonist cooks bacon and an eggs is remarkable, and realistic sounds make us hungry.
The 3rd place went to “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba”, manga by Gotouge Koyoharu, which just finished its serialization in “Weekly Shonen Jump”.
It had gained great attention both with the anime and manga itself, and there many dishes which can be recreated at home: the protagonist Kamado Tanjirou's udon and tempura, and Kanroji Mitsuru's pancake with honey.
The 4th place went to “Castle in the Sky”, which is famous for “Rapyuta Bread”, and the 5th place was “Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma”, the manga which the son of a diner Yukihira Souma shows growth at the prestigious cooking school “Tootsuki Academy”.
“Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles”, “Torico”, “What Did You Eat Yesterday?”, “Hana no Zubora-meshi”, and “Cooking Daddy” ranked in the top 10.
Simeji Ranking: “Which Anime Reminds You of a Nice Meal Scene?”
1st: My Neighbor Totoro (Anime)
2nd: Howl's Moving Castle (Anime)
3rd: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (Manga)
4th: Castle in the Sky (Anime)
5th: Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma (Manga)
6th: Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles (Manga)
7th: Torico (Manga)
8th: What Did You Eat Yesterday? (Manga)
9th: Hana no Zubora-meshi (Manga)
10th: Cooking Daddy (Manga)
※Survey conducted from Feb. 3, 2020 to Feb. 13, 2020
Answered by 1,758 teen girls