From the TV anime “True Cooking Master Boy”(Season 2), the synopsis and preceding cutscene of episode 13 have been revealed. It is on-air from Monday, January 11, 2021.
“True Cooking Master Boy” is based on a Chinese gourmet comic “Chuka Ichiban!” which was serialized in ‘Weekly Shonen Magazine’ from 1995.
The TV anime adaptation was released in 1997 and broadcast in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and about 80% of China’s mainland. It exceeded 600 million views on various Chinese video distribution platform.
The story is set in 19th century China and follows the protagonist chef Liu Mao Xing, and others compete with the “cooking underworld” that has an ambition of controlling people with cooking.
The title for episode 13 is ‘The Transcendental Tofu Battle!’.
“Kouho Kourou Rinkan Banquet Cooking Battle (provisional translation)”, where Mao and the cooking underworld members bet The Legendary Cooking Utensils, was a draw with one win and one loss. The final battle is Mao and his first rival Shao An. The theme is Tofu!
However, an accident happens to Tofu which Mao prepared the night before the battle. What is Mao serving after he gets a hint as a blessing in disguise?
‘The Transcendental Tofu Battle!’, episode 13 of TV anime “True Cooking Master Boy” (Season 2), was aired from Monday, January 11, 2021 on TOKYO MX, MBS, and other channels.
(C)Ogawa Etsushi, Kodansha / ‘True Cooking Master Boy’ Production Committee