"Cooking manga" refers to manga series or stories that center around cooking and culinary arts as central themes. These manga often feature protagonists who are passionate chefs, aspiring cooks, or individuals with a talent for cooking, and they explore their journeys as they strive to master their craft, pursue their culinary dreams, or overcome challenges in the kitchen. Cooking manga typically incorporate elements of drama, comedy, and slice-of-life, offering readers a glimpse into the world of cooking and gastronomy. These stories may delve into various aspects of food preparation, cooking techniques, culinary competitions, and the cultural significance of cuisine. Examples of cooking manga include "Shokugeki no Soma" (Food Wars!) by Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki, which follows a young chef's journey at an elite culinary school known for its intense cooking battles, and "Kitchen Princess" by Natsumi Ando and Miyuki Kobayashi, which tells the story of a girl with a talent for cooking who aspires to find her prince through her culinary creations. Read thousands of manga in the Cooking genre at Shibamanga website.