The television anime based on Tetsu Kariya and Akira Hanasaki’s Oishinbo manga has launched a YouTube channel, and is streaming the first episode of the anime with English subtitles. The channel will stream new episodes of the digitally remastered version of the anime every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday through October 2020, and will then stream new episodes on Wednesdays and Fridays starting in November 2020. The channel will eventually stream all 121 episodes of the anime.
Shinei Animation produced the series. Yoshio Takeuchi directed the series. Haruya Yamazaki, Ryūzō Nakanishi, and Yasuo Tanami wrote the scripts. Kazuo Otani composed the music. Masaaki Kannan designed the characters.
Oishinbo premiered in Japan in October 1988, and aired on Nippon TV until 1992. The story follows culinary journalists Shirō Yamaoka and Yūko Kurita as they report for the Culture Department of the Tozai Shimbun.