• Soma is set to represent the academy in the BLUE tournament
  • "Food Wars!" Season 5, Episode 3, is delayed due to coronavirus pandemic
  • The new schedule will be announced after Friday (May 15)

The most authentic gourmet tournament – Bishoku Leading Under-25 Entrance (BLUE) is set to happen. Soma Yukihara is one of the representatives from Totsuki Culinary Academy to participate in the BLUE. However, fans will have to wait as “Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma” or “Food Wars!” Season 5, Episode 3 is postponed.

This article contains spoilers from “Food Wars!” Season 5 episodes.

The official website of “Food Wars!” released the new schedule amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Season 5 Episode 3 will not air on Friday (May 1) as the network plans to air Season 4 episode 2 of the anime.

According to Crunchyroll, the new updated schedule will be announced after May 15.

It has to be seen if “Food Wars!” Season 5 Episode 3 will air on Friday (May 22) or a later date.

Meanwhile, in episode 2 of the anime, the World Gourmet Organization announced the BLUE tournament and opened three slots for the students of Totsuki Culinary Academy.

Erina Nakiri already grabbed a spot to represent the academy. Soma felt it was unfair, but she announced that she must compete in the coveted tournament, no matter what.

On the day of the BLUE Preliminaries, the contestants arrived in the arena. The theme of the competition was soup, and contestants could use any ingredient to prepare the dish.

Episode 2 of “Food Wars!” Season 5 showcased some fine dishes cooked by the contestants. The 99 judges selected Soma, Takumi Aldini, and Megumi Tadokoro to represent the academy along with Erina.

“Soma has now moved up a grade and he has finally grasped what he has always hoped for; the first seat at the Totsuki Ten Masters Council. In the meantime, an invitation to a world-class cooking competition known as 'BLUE' arrives to Totsuki. 'BLUE' is one of the most authentic gastronomic tournaments for young chefs seeking fame. However, there's been a change to this year's system and themes are all out of ordinary!” reads the official synopsis of season 5 via Comicbook.

Stay tuned for more “Foods Wars!” Season 5 updates and spoilers.

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