Article: Japanese Dramas Around Mouth-Watering Food

Japanese dramas are always a talk on the internet. Japanese dramas are known for their captivating storyline with a unique cinematography which captures the essence of Japanese culture. If we talk about Japanese food, they are famous worldwide for their flavors and deliciousness. Japanese food is well portrayed in their dramas. There are many dramas which shows mouth watering food. If you are hungry then you should probably ski these dramas as this will make you order a Japanese take-out. From a warm bowl of ramen to delicate sushi rolls, you will be tempted towards those just by looking at your screen. So, here is the compilation of Japanese dramas Around mouth-watering food.

1. Maiko-san Chi No Makani-san

Maiko-san Chi no Makani-san is a comedy life drama released in 2023. The drama tells the story of Kiyo and Sumire, who are childhood friends. They moved to Kyoto to become maiko. During the training period, Sumire was excellent at portraying her talent. On the other hand, Kiyo was not that good in her skills. However, she discovers her talent in cooking so, she was recruited as chef in the restaurant. She was happy to support Sumire and other maiko through her cooking.

2. Cursed Love

Cursed Love is a thriller romance drama released in 2020. The drama revolves around the love story of a murder suspect’s daughter and the victim’s son. Nao’s mother, Yuriko, worked in a traditional Japanese sweets shop. There, Nao meets Tsubaki, owner’s five-years-old son. Both became childhood sweetheart but, their happiness was short-lived. Yuriko was accused of murder of Tsubaki’s father because of the testimony of Tsubaki. After the death of Yuriko, Nao was left alone with nobody by her side. After five years, both crossed paths again in a confectioner contest. Tsubaki was not aware of the identity of Nao and after tasting her dish, he offered to marry her. Nao wanted to prove the innocence of her mother and agreed to marry him.

3. Shinya Shokudo- Tokyo Dairies

Shinya Shokudo – Tokyo Dairies is a comedy and life drama released in 2016. The drama tells the story of the owner of a small eatery in the back of a busy street. There eatery opens from midnight till 7 am. There are limited options in the menu, that includes miso soup with pork and vegetable set, and beer, sake, and shochu. But the eatery chef cooks whatever the customer wants if it’s possible to make. Some encounters between the costumer and chef brings out comic element in the drama.

4. Roukuhodo Colorful Days

Roukuhodo Colorful Days is a life drama released in 2022. The drama tells the story of four young men who work in a Japanese-style café. Togoku Kyosuri runs a traditional Japanese-style café called Roukuhodo with three other young men. They wear traditional kimono and serve Japanese meals and dessert in the café. Four of them have their problems in lives and by working in the café, they try to relive their stress and grow in life.

5. Kinou Nani Tabeta?

Kinou Nani Tabeta? is a romantic comedy-drama released in 2019. The story revolves around a gay couple. Kakei Shiro is a 45-years-old attorney who lives with his lover Yabuki Kenji, a hairdresser. Shiro’s daily routine includes buying groceries at a discounted price and does not go over budget. He then comes home and cook dinner including rice, soup, and three side dishes. Kenji is open about their sexuality and their relationship; however, Shiro is shy and hesitant about it and has not told anyone in his office.

6. Girl And Three Sweethearts

Girl And Three Sweethearts is a romantic comedy-drama released in 2016. The drama revolves around a girl named Sakurai Misaki, a pastry chef who dreamt of working in a renowned patisserie overseas. But all her dreams came crushing down when she lost her job and had difficulty finding one. Shen then meets Shibasaki Chiaki, who is her childhood crush. After hearing her situation, Shibasaki offered her to work in a restaurant which is owned by his family and also suggested her to share his home where he lived with his two brothers. She agreed and accepted the offer.

7. Nobushi No Gourmet

Nobushi no Gourmet is a life drama released in 2017. The drama revolves around a man who has just entered his second life after retirement and his quest to cope with life. Kasumi Takeshi has just retired and is trying to cope up with his new life. During his working life, he never had a chance to relax with a glass of beer. Now that he is retired, he tastes the luxury of a glass of beer. Soon he gets used to the taste of it and also the experience of eating alone.

8. Fermet’s Cuisine

Fermet’s Cuisine is a Japanese drama released in 2023. The drama revolves around Kitada Gaku, a genius mathematician. Kitada Gaku is a mathematics genius who gave up his dream of becoming a mathematician due to some circumstances. He then meets Asakura Kai, a genius chef, he leads Kitada to the culinary world. He takes him to a restaurant named K, where chefs around the world work and learn together. Gaku started to work with them and created his recipes with his unique mathematics skills.

9. Kono Koi Atatamemasu Ka

Kono Koi Atatamemasu Ka is a romantic drama released in 2020. The drama revolves around a girl named Kiki Inoue, who worked in a convenience store and also reviewed sweets online. One day, she meets the CEO of the chain, Takumi Asaba. Asaba was aware of the reviews by Inoue and wanted her cooperation. The chain was ranked the lowest among the competitors and, as the CEO he had to revive the company. So, he asked Inoue to help him review some sweets for the company’s betterment.

10. Isekai Izakaya “Nobu”

Isekai Izakaya “Nobu” is a fantasy drama released in 2022. The drama revolves around a mysterious restaurant. Nobu is a bar located in Kyoto, and the entrance leads to a different world called Aiteria, like medieval Europe. The restaurant is owned by a renowned chef, Nobuyuki Yazawa, who used to work in a high-end restaurant. The restaurant is usually busy and visited by many soldiers, merchants, and noblemen.