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Manga Food Restaurant "dying to eat"

ENTERTAINMENT 2018 55 min Episode(s): 5 english Japanese
This series follows two fictional characters, Kenjiro Tabe, an office worker with a passion for food in manga, and Chinatsu Yamamoto, his subordinate. Together, the pair visit real-life restaurants to challenge chefs to reacreate various meals that are featured in legendary gourmet mangas. From a 20 cm x 20 cm steak, to a fried croquette with three different Japanese dishes packed inside, the food featured in this program are all ridiculously creative, ridiculously delicious, and ridiculously fun to look at!

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