The highly anticipated anime adaptation of Ryouko Kui's manga, Dungeon Meshi (Delicious in Dungeon), is making its way to our screens. How cool is that? I can already feel the anticipation building up!

The Journey Begins: First Promo Video

Get ready to embark on an epic adventure with Dungeon Meshi. The official website recently released the first promotional video for the anime, giving us a sneak peek into this delectable world. And let me tell you, it looks absolutely mouthwatering! The video not only introduces the voice cast and production team but also reveals that the series is set to premiere in January 2024 in Japan. Oh, the wait is going to be tough!

A Manga That Conquered Hearts

Dungeon Meshi has had quite the journey before making its way to the anime world. Ryouko Kui began publishing the manga in Kadokawa's Harta magazine back in February 2014. It quickly gained attention and was even nominated for the prestigious Manga Taisho Awards in 2016 and 2019. Talk about recognition!

But that's not all! Dungeon Meshi also made it onto the esteemed "Kono Manga ga Sugoi!" list, a recommended reading list for male readers in 2016. It even secured the 13th position in the 2015 Da Vinci magazine's ranking of recommendations in Japan. Impressive, right?

The Adventurers Unveiled: Voice Cast

Let's meet the brave souls who will bring the characters of Dungeon Meshi to life! Kentarou Kumagai will voice the fearless leader, Laios. Sayaka Senbongi takes on the role of Marcille, the skilled elf healer. Asuna Tomari will lend her voice to Chilchuck, the sneaky halfling thief. And last but not least, Hiroshi Naka will portray Senshi, the enthusiastic dwarf who knows a thing or two about cooking monsters. With such a talented cast, we're in for an unforgettable journey!

  • Kentarou Kumagai as Laios.
  • Sayaka Senbongi as Marcelle.
  • asuna tomari as Chilchuck.
  • Hiroshi Naka as Senshi.

Behind the Scenes: Production Team

The anime adaptation of Dungeon Meshi is in excellent hands. With such a talented team, we can expect nothing short of excellence!

  • Yoshihiro Miyajima, known for his work on SSSS.Dynazenon and SSSS.Gridman, is directing the anime at TRIGGER studios.
  • Kimiko Ueno, the mastermind behind The Royal Tutor and Chimimo, is responsible for the scriptwriting and supervision.
  • Naoki Takeda, who worked on BNA: Brand New Animal, is in charge of character design and animation direction.
  • And let's not forget Yasunori Mitsuda, the genius composer behind games like Chrono Trigger and Xenoblade Chronicles, who will be creating the stunning soundtrack for the series.

A Taste of the Adventure: Dungeon Meshi Synopsis

Let me give you a quick rundown of what Dungeon Meshi is all about. In a world where a mad magician sinks the Golden Kingdom underground, the king promises his treasure to anyone who defeats the magician before collapsing. Guilds are enticed by this promise and venture into the labyrinthine dungeon in search of the magician.

Our protagonist, Laios, the leader of one such guild, encounters a dragon that annihilates his group and devours his sister, Falin. Despite losing everything, Laios, accompanied by Marcille, an elven healer, and Chilchuck, a mischievous halfling thief, immediately ventures back into the dungeon, determined to save Falin.

With time being of the essence, Laios suggests breaking the taboo of eating dungeon monsters as a means to gather provisions. However, their first attempt is halted by a dwarf named Senshi, an avid monster cuisine enthusiast. Senshi assists them in preparing monster ingredients safely. Upon learning of Laios' situation, Senshi expresses his desire to cook a dragon and joins their guild. And so, their delicious journey begins, exploring the dungeon filled with tantalizing food.


That's a wrap on our tantalizing adventure into Dungeon Meshi! I hope I've piqued your curiosity and left you eagerly anticipating the release of this fantastic anime series. Mark your calendars for January 2024, because it's going to be an epic feast for the eyes!

Remember, dear reader, always stay updated with the latest news from reliable sources to make sure you don't miss out on any exciting developments. Until then, keep exploring the wondrous world of anime and embrace the delightful surprises it brings. Stay kawaii!

Source: Comic Natalie

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