The new trailer for Food Wars! Shokugeki No Soma The Fifth Plate confirmed that the anime will be returning on July 3rd, 2020. The anime will restart its broadcast from the first episode, which means the third episode will premiere on July 17th.
The trailer which is currently being promoted on both the official website and other accounts of the anime features scenes from after the second episode and shows glimpses of new characters in the fifth season.
Food Wars Season 5 originally began airing on April 11. However Only the first two episodes of the anime were broadcast, before it went into a hiatus due to the novel coronavirus situation in Japan.
Written by Yūto Tsukuda and Illustrated by Shun Saeki, Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma, was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from November 2012 and concluded in June 2019. An anime adaptation by J.C.Staff began airing in April 2015.
The series is set mainly at Totsuki Saryo Culinary Institute, an elite culinary school located in Tokyo, Japan, and follows teenager Soma Yukihira aspires to become a full-time chef in his father Joichiro’s family restaurant and surpass his father’s culinary skills.