Viz release for Shokugeki no Souma. I started reading this, but I REALLY mean "started" since I only read the one shot and got a few pages into chapter1 before I was swept away by some distraction. The tab is still open..
Oh, and if for some reason it's your fancy, I posted Boku no Hero Academia here >>121678266
Something feels kind of different about the artstyle this week.
It's kind of...cleaner? Not quite in a good way.
Or more like slightly simpler than usual.
Originally thought Erina was being a bitch for refusing to do the dishes but it seems it balances out because the head chef is a dick.
I'm not sure if that makes it okay.
Maybe it kind of does, since if Erina went with the flow and agreed without ever contesting it, she may have been stuck on dishes the whole week and failed.
This makes me wonder what the real test is meant to be. Erina's section implies it's about conquest, but I don't think that's the only solution.
Thanks anon. Guess I really am on the Hishoko wild ride.
As it turns out, a lot this week since there are THREE Jump Start series this week (that is, viz translations for 3 new series for WSJ). I'm going to proceed to dump World Trigger with its own thread, then I'll dump Gakkyu Hotei in a different thread and plop down the rest of the series, the rest being "Kagamigami", "Black Clover", and the newest series "Cyborg Roggy".
He was almost about to say that she was getting too complacent with those people. i mean look at her, she's smiling, thinking about them, wanting to be there for them. That's not good especially because the place may end up relying on the students TOO much, Erina doesn't seem to notice it either, I think the real test is improving those places to a point where they not only as good as they used to be but so good it's almost hard to believe they were the same shitty places they were prior to the students showing up. Tootsuki's ridiculously high standards are the only reason I think this way so I could be wrong.
I think >>121679678 was sarcasm anon
>The objective seems to be to change the restaurant for better.
That's what I also initially thought but Souma's line here >>121679625 kind of hints that there's more than that.
That's the UK version, where he visits a nice bloke that's in over their head and just needs a bit of help to get things going.
The american version is him working as a psychiatrist for insane people.
So people can masturbate to just how perfect she is at everything. Just watch Souma and Hishoko barely scraping by and Erina acing this thing.
This way we'll see some interesting developments in 50 years maybe.
Scarface will change the menue. It has too many dishes that take too long. He'll cut the menue list down to "fast food" for all the people without time.
He'll also add a special day every week/month/whatever where the locals will come back.
This chapter was a perfect opportunity for Erina to have one of her weird reactions that happened in chapter 2 and never again.
I miss them.
>a psychiatrist for insane people.
Nobody gives half a fuck about this whole test or the restaurants.
What's important is the characters and overall story. Latter is apparently moving FINALLY, but the former in one certain case is stalled since chapter 1.
I hoped this is the moment when Erina's lack of people skills or something comes up and is even a slight issue, just to show she's alive and not some fucking robot from outer cooking space.
But no, let's just keep her like she was since chapter 1 and never move anything forward. This is the best way obviously.
It's 833 chapters of Erina delivering the absolutely perfect dish, judgement and solution everywhere, without any funny reactions (they aren't perfect after all we can only have perfection here) or reading manga (perfect people don't do that).
Erina is basically Miyata, now that I think about it.
Built up as the protagonist's rival, always totally perfect at everything and amazing, series never stops talking about how great she is, keeps building towards an eventual confrontation that never fucking happens.
Another fucking Isobe cameo at the bottom left.
>The difference between those who aim for the top and those who aim for second-place
Hishoko just wants a place to belong, really. She worships Erina because of Erina's talent and ability to command, but she'd probably be just as happy in Polar Star because she lacks the killer instinct that Souma, Hayama, and Kurokiba have.