Crunchyroll has announced that the Crunchyroll Expo event will host Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma manga creators Yūto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki at the event. The convention will also host Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma anime producer Noriko Dohi.
Tsukuda’s debut work “Kiba ni Naru” won the first prize in the Jump Manga Rookie Award competition in 2006, and the manga then ran in Shueisha’s Akamaru Jump magazine that same year. He started his first serialized manga Shonen Shikku in 2010.
Saeki debuted as a manga illustrator with a one shot in Shueisha’s Jump NEXT! manga magazine in 2011.
Tsukuda and Saeki launched Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma in Weekly Shonen Jump in 2012.
Aside from the Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma anime series, Dohi has also served as a producer on such anime as SHIROBAKO, A Certain Magical Index III, A Certain Scientific Accelerator, Argevollen, Sirius the Jaeger, and the Wixoss anime franchise.
Crunchyroll Expo will be held at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California from August 30-September 1, 2019.