Title: Oishinbo

English: Oishinbo

Synonyms: The Gourmet

Japanese: 美味しんぼ

Type: Tv

Total: 136

Status: Completed

Aired: Oct 17, 1988 to Mar 17, 1992

Premiered: Fall 1988

Genres: Comedy, Seinen, Slice of Life

Duration: 23 min. per ep.

Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Oishinbo is a drama about newspaper reporters. The main character is a cynical food critic named Yamaoka. Oishinbo is a popular mainstream comic for adults in Japan. It is even mentioned in an episode of "Iron Chef." (Source: AniDB)