Kodoku no Gourmet

Kodoku no Gourmet (Japanese: 孤独のグルメ, Hepburn: Kodoku no Gurume, "Solitary Gourmet") is a Japanese cuisine seinen manga series written by Masayuki Qusumi[1] and illustrated by Jiro Taniguchi.[2] It has been adapted into a Japanese television drama series[3][4][5] and a Chinese web series (simplified Chinese: 孤独的美食家 中国版; traditional Chinese: 孤獨的美食家 中國版; pinyin: Gūdú dì měishíjiā zhōngguó bǎn).[6] A 10-episode original net animation adaptation premiered on the Production I.G's Tate Anime app on November 29, 2017.[7]

Kodoku no Gourmet
孤独のグルメ
Manga
Written byMasayuki Qusumi
Illustrated byJiro Taniguchi
Published byFusosha
MagazineWeekly Spa!
DemographicSeinen
Original run19942015
Volumes2
Television drama
Original networkTV Tokyo
Original run January 4, 2012 – present
Episodes72 + 1 SP
Original net animation
StudioProduction I.G
Released June 5, 2017 scheduled
Runtime3 minutes
Episodes10

PlotEdit

As a salesman Gorō Inogashira travels Japan, where he visits various restaurants and street booths to sample the local cuisine. Each chapter features a different place and dish.

TV seriesEdit

CharactersEdit

EpisodesEdit

Season 1Edit

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"Yakitori and fried rice in Monzen-nakachō, Kōtō"
(Japanese: 江東区 門前仲町のやきとりと焼めし)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiJanuary 5, 2012 (2012-01-05)
22"Boiled fish set menu in Komagome, Toshima"
(豊島区 駒込の煮魚定食)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiJanuary 12, 2012 (2012-01-12)
33"Brothless dandan noodles in Ikebukuro, Toshima"
(豊島区 池袋の汁なし担々麺)
Tadaaki HōraiYoshihiro TaguchiJanuary 19, 2012 (2012-01-19)
44"Shizuoka oden in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture"
(千葉県 浦安市の静岡おでん)
Tadaaki HōraiYoshihiro TaguchiJanuary 26, 2012 (2012-01-26)
55"Oyakodon and yaki udon in Eifuku, Suginami"
(杉並区 永福の親子丼と焼うどん)
Tadaaki HōraiYoshihiro TaguchiFebruary 2, 2012 (2012-02-02)
66"Garlic pork loin in Saginomiya, Nakano"
(中野区 鷺宮のロースにんにく焼)
Kenji MizoguchiKatsui ItazakaFebruary 9, 2012 (2012-02-09)
77"Kissaten naporitan in Kichijōji, Musashino"
(武蔵野市吉祥寺 喫茶店のナポリタン)
Tadaaki HōraiYoshihiro TaguchiFebruary 16, 2012 (2012-02-16)
88"Yakiniku at Hatchōnawate Station in Kawasaki, Kanagawa"
(神奈川県川崎市 八丁畷の一人焼肉)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiFebruary 23, 2012 (2012-02-23)
99"Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki in Shimokitazawa, Setagaya"
(世田谷区 下北沢の広島風お好み焼き)
Tadaaki HōraiYoshihiro TaguchiMarch 1, 2012 (2012-03-01)
1010"Pork shogayaki in Nagasaki, Toshima"
(豊島区 東長崎のしょうが焼目玉丼)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiMarch 8, 2012 (2012-03-08)
1111"Extra-spicy curry rice in Nezu, Bunkyō"
(文京区 根津 飲み屋さんの特辛カレーライス)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiMarch 8, 2012 (2012-03-08)
1212"Soki soba and agu pork shioyaki in Nakameguro"
(第十二話 3月22日 目黒区 中目黒 ソーキそばとアグー豚の天然塩焼き)
Tadaaki HōraiYoshihiro TaguchiMarch 8, 2012 (2012-03-08)

Season 2Edit

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
131"Fried meat with green onions at Shin-Maruko Station"
(神奈川県川崎市新丸子のネギ肉イタメ)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiOctober 10, 2012 (2012-10-10)
142"Tempura donburi in Nihonbashi"
(中央区日本橋人形町の黒天丼)
Kenji MizoguchiYoriko KodamaOctober 17, 2012 (2012-10-17)
153"Wasabi kalbi with tamago kake gohan at Numabukuro Station"
(中野区沼袋のわさびカルビと卵かけご飯)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiOctober 24, 2012 (2012-10-24)
164"Brazilian cuisine in Ōizumi, Gunma"
(群馬県邑楽郡大泉町のブラジル料理)
Tadaaki HoraiYoshihiro TaguchiOctober 31, 2012 (2012-10-31)
175"Fried pork with onion and garlic at Hakuraku Station, Yokohama"
(神奈川県横浜市白楽の豚肉と玉ねぎのニンニク焼き)
Tadaaki HoraiYoshihiro TaguchiNovember 7, 2012 (2012-11-07)
186"Extra-spicy Sichuan cuisine at Keisei Koiwa Station, Edogawa"
(江戸川区 京成小岩の激辛四川料理)
Tadaaki HoraiYoriko KodamaNovember 14, 2012 (2012-11-14)
197"Sanma namerō and hamaguri sakamushi in Iioka, Chiba"
(千葉県旭市 飯岡のサンマのなめろうと蛤の酒蒸し)
Tadaaki HoraiYoshihiro TaguchiNovember 21, 2012 (2012-11-21)
208"Chankonabe for one in Ryōgoku, Sumida"
(墨田区両国の一人ちゃんこ鍋)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiNovember 28, 2012 (2012-11-28)
219"Office meal from Sunamachi Ginza, Kōtō"
(江東区砂町銀座商店街を経て事務所飯)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiDecember 5, 2012 (2012-12-05)
2210"Smoked mackerel and sweet tamagoyaki in Kita"
(北区十条の鯖のくんせいと甘い玉子焼)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiDecember 12, 2012 (2012-12-12)
2311"Thai curry and no-soup chicken noodles in Adachi"
(足立区北千住のタイカレーと鶏の汁無し麺)
Tadaaki HoraiYoshihiro TaguchiDecember 19, 2012 (2012-12-19)
2412"Mom's korokke and buri-daikon in Mitaka"
(東京都三鷹市 お母さんのコロッケとぶり大根)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiDecember 26, 2012 (2012-12-26)

Season 3Edit

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
251"Guineafowl and unadon in Akabane, Kita"
(北区赤羽のほろほろ鳥とうな丼)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiJuly 10, 2013 (2013-07-10)
262"Offal and ginger, 'patan' yakisoba in Hinodechō, Yokohama"
(神奈川県横浜市 日ノ出町のチートのしょうが炒めとパタン)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiJuly 17, 2013 (2013-07-17)
273"Wasabi-don in Kawazu, Shizuoka"
(静岡県賀茂郡 河津町の生ワサビ付わさび丼)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiJuly 24, 2013 (2013-07-24)
284"Fried sablefish at Edogawabashi Station"
(文京区 江戸川橋の魚屋さんの銀だら西京焼)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiJuly 31, 2013 (2013-07-31)
295"Lamb and laghman in Nakano"
(中野区 東中野の羊の鉄鍋とラグマン)
Takashi IgawaYoshihiro TaguchiAugust 7, 2013 (2013-08-07)
306"Horumonyaki in Itabashi"
(板橋区 板橋のホルモン焼き)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiAugust 14, 2013 (2013-08-14)
317"Mushroom garlic oyster gratin at Komaba-tōdaimae Station"
(目黒区 駒場東大前のマッシュルームガーリックとカキグラタン)
Tadaaki HoraiYoshihiro TaguchiAugust 21, 2013 (2013-08-21)
328"Avocado-chicken menchi-katsu and chicken rice pot in Uguisudani, Taitō"
(台東区 鶯谷のアボカド鶏メンチと鶏鍋めし)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiAugust 28, 2013 (2013-08-28)
339"Roast pork sandwich and sausage at Kotake-mukaihara Station"
(練馬区 小竹向原のローストポークサンドイッチとサルシッチャ)
Tadaaki HoraiYoriko KodamaSeptember 4, 2013 (2013-09-04)
3410"Flaming shabu-shabu and mugitoro in Nishiogu, Arakawa"
(荒川区 西尾久の炎の酒鍋と麦とろ飯)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiSeptember 11, 2013 (2013-09-11)
3511"Roadside beef stew and kamameshi in Tōkamachi"
(新潟県 十日町市のドライブインの牛肉の煮込みと五目釜めし)
Takashi IgawaYoshihiro TaguchiSeptember 18, 2013 (2013-09-18)
3612"Sardine yukhoe and nigiri sushi in Ōi, Kanagawa"
(品川区 大井町のいわしのユッケとにぎり寿司)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiSeptember 25, 2013 (2013-09-25)

Season 4Edit

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
371"Spicy fried meat and beans in Kiyose"
(東京都清瀬市のもやしと肉のピリ辛イタメ)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiJuly 9, 2014 (2014-07-09)
382"Korean tempura and samgye-tang ramen in Ginza"
(中央区 銀座の韓国風天ぷらと参鶏湯ラーメン)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiJuly 16, 2014 (2014-07-16)
393"Steak don in Hakone, Kanagawa"
(神奈川県 足柄下郡 箱根町のステーキ丼)
Takashi IgawaYoshihiro TaguchiJuly 23, 2014 (2014-07-23)
404"Hire galbi and sukiyaki-style sirloin in Hachiōji"
(東京都 八王子市 小宮町のヒレカルビとロースすき焼き風)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiJuly 30, 2014 (2014-07-30)
415"Anchovy tempura and takomeshi in Himakajima"
(愛知県 知多郡 日間賀島のしらすの天ぷらとたこめし[8])
Takashi IgawaYoshihiro TaguchiAugust 6, 2014 (2014-08-06)
special"Blue mackerel and wakadori soup-taki in Nakasu"
(福岡県 福岡市 博多区中洲の鯖ごまと若どりスープ炊き)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiAugust 9, 2014 (2014-08-09)
426"Cheese kulcha and lamb mint curry in Kiba, Kōtō"
(東京都 江東区 木場のチーズクルチャとラムミントカレー)
Takashi IgawaYoshihiro TaguchiAugust 13, 2014 (2014-08-13)
437"Alaska pollock cream pasta and katsu sandwich in Torigoe, Taitō"
(台東区 鳥越の明太クリームパスタとかつサンド)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiAugust 20, 2014 (2014-08-20)
448"Oxtail soup and açaí bowl in Asagaya, Suginami"
(杉並区阿佐ヶ谷のオックステールスープとアサイーボウル)
Takashi IgawaYoshihiro TaguchiAugust 27, 2014 (2014-08-27)
459"Mota Kuto (Mao Zedong) spareribs and black rice in Jingumae, Shibuya"
(渋谷区 神宮前の毛沢東スペアリブと黒チャーハン)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiSeptember 3, 2014 (2014-09-03)
4610"Ham and eggs set meal and cutlet plate in Edagawa, Koto"
(江東区 枝川のハムエッグ定食とカツ皿)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiSeptember 10, 2014 (2014-09-10)
4711"Vietnamese shrimp salad roll and chicken glutinous rice in Kamata, Ōta"
(大田区 蒲田の海老の生春巻きととりおこわ)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiSeptember 17, 2014 (2014-09-17)
4812"Shrimp dumplings and grilled rice balls in Ebisu, Shibuya"
(渋谷区 恵比寿の海老しんじょうと焼おにぎり)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiSeptember 24, 2014 (2014-09-24)

Season 5Edit

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
491"Garlic skirt steak and samgyeopsal in Inadazutsumi, Kawasaki"
(神奈川県川崎市 稲田堤のガーリックハラミとサムギョプサル)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiOctober 3, 2015 (2015-10-03)
502"Popeye bacon and saury sashimi in Koto"
(東京都 江東区 清澄白河のポパイベーコンとサンマクンセイ刺)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiOctober 10, 2015 (2015-10-10)
513"Lamb hamburger and vegetable couscous in Nishiogikubo, Suginami"
(東京都 杉並区 西荻窪のラム肉のハンバーグと野菜のクスクス)
Takashi IgawaYoriko KodamaOctober 17, 2015 (2015-10-17)
524"Stir-deep-fried pork red yeast rice in Yilan County"
(台湾 宜蘭県 羅東の三星葱の肉炒めと豚肉の紅麹揚げ)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiOctober 24, 2015 (2015-10-24)
535"Chicken rice and dried noodles in Taipei"
(台湾 台北市 永楽市場の鶏肉飯と乾麺)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiOctober 31, 2015 (2015-10-31)
546"Cold chazuke with Namerō and Kue set meal in Ōokayama, Meguro"
(東京都 目黒区 大岡山の九絵定食となめろう冷茶漬け)
Takashi IgawaYoshihiro TaguchiNovember 7, 2015 (2015-11-07)
557"Lamb shoulder loin and lamb chops in Funabashi, Setagaya"
(東京都 世田谷区 千歳船橋のラム肩ロースとラムチョップ)
Takashi IgawaYoshihiro TaguchiNovember 14, 2015 (2015-11-14)
568"Ema datshi and pakshapa in Yoyogi-Uehara, Shibuya"
(東京都 渋谷区 代々木上原のエマダツィとパクシャパ)
Kenji MizoguchiYoriko KodamaNovember 21, 2015 (2015-11-21)
579"Grilled pork rice and mixed fried in Ohara, Isumi"
(千葉県 いすみ市 大原のブタ肉塩焼ライスとミックスフライ)
Takashi IgawaYoshihiro TaguchiNovember 27, 2015 (2015-11-27)
5810"Pure liver bowl in Kameido, Koto"
(東京都 江東区 枝川のハムエッグ定食とカツ皿)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiDecember 5, 2015 (2015-12-05)
5911"Oyster meuniere and omurice with American sauce in Sengendai, Koshigaya"
(埼玉県 越谷市 せんげん台のカキのムニエルとアメリカンソースのオムライス)
Takashi IgawaYoshihiro TaguchiDecember 12, 2015 (2015-12-12)
6012"Sukiyaki in Nishisugamo, Toshima"
(東京都 豊島区 西巣鴨の一人すき焼き)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiDecember 19, 2015 (2015-12-19)
special"Shinkoyaki and other croquettes in Asahikawa"
(北海道 旭川市の新子焼きとかにくり~むコロッケ)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiJanuary 1, 2016 (2016-01-01)
special"Beef tongue set meal with seafood bowl of Onagawa in Sendai"
(宮城県 仙台市の牛たん定食と三陸女川町の海鮮五色丼)
Takashi IgawaYoshihiro TaguchiAugust 3, 2016 (2016-08-03)
special"Fried levanilla with rib steak from Tsudanuma in Nakano"
(東京都中野のレバニラ炒めと千葉県津田沼のリブステーキ)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiJanuary 2, 2017 (2017-01-02)

Season 6Edit

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
611"Okonomiyaki set meal and plain kushikatsu in Bishoen, Osaka"
(大阪府 美章園のお好み焼き定食と平野の串かつ)
Kenji MizoguchiYoshihiro TaguchiApril 8, 2017 (2017-04-08)
622"Pork shogayaki set meal in Yodobashi, Shinjuku"
(東京都 新宿区 淀橋市場の豚バラ生姜焼定食)
Takashi IgawaYoshihiro TaguchiApril 15, 2017 (2017-04-15)
633"Chicken and vegetable medicinal soup curry in Mita, Meguro"
(東京都 目黒区 三田のチキンと野菜の薬膳スープカレー)
Takashi IgawaYoshihiro TaguchiApril 22, 2017 (2017-04-22)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "久住昌之 (@qusumi) - Twitter". twitter.com.
  2. ^ "Live-Action Kodoku no Gourmet TV Series Gets 6th Season". Anime News Network. January 2, 2017. Retrieved March 29, 2017.
  3. ^ "Kodoku no Gourmet Manga Gets Live-Action Show". Anime News Network. December 11, 2011. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  4. ^ "Kodoku no Gourmet Live-Action Show Gets 2nd Season". Anime News Network. August 29, 2012. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  5. ^ "Kodoku no Gourmet Live-Action Series Gets 4th Season in July". Anime News Network. May 20, 2014. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  6. ^ 中国版「孤独のグルメ」が台北でロケ. j.people.cn (in Japanese). 2015-01-20. Retrieved 2015-06-22.
  7. ^ "Production I.G's 'Vertical Anime' App Reveals Promo Video, June 5 Launch Date". Anime News Network. June 3, 2017. Retrieved June 3, 2017.
  8. ^ "孤独のグルメSeason4 第5話「愛知県知多郡日間賀島のしらすの天ぷらとたこめし」" – via www.youtube.com.

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