If you are an anime fan, and are also fascinated with Japanese food, you might want to watch the new series A Certain Scientific Accelerator, Episode 3. And in particular, the scene where Esther, Accelerator and Last Order are ordering food at the restaurant.
Because the scene is a quick look at some of the typical Japanese food you can expect to find if you eat at a restaurant in Japan. All very cutely described by Last Order, who only seems to care that it’s all “delicious”.
Of course, Esther has never seen most of the food on the menu, and insists on going through all of it before she decides what she wants to eat.
Beef curry seems to bemuse her, as she is not sure what animal the meat comes from.
Tonkatsu fascinates her, but she’s not any wiser about what it is from Last Order’s description “Crunchy food, bursting with yummy flavor”, until Accelerator disinterestedly tells her “Pork, deep-fried in oil”.
Salmon eggs get a description from Last Order of “A lumpy, tasty, delicious food”, and another flat but on the nose description from Accelerator, “Salmon eggs pickled in soy sauce, served over rice”.
The scene, which is extremely cute, ends with Last Order declaring “All of the food here is very delicious”, and Esther definitely wanting to try everything.
My reaction too, every time I visit a Japanese restaurant, if I’m honest.
A Certain Scientific Accelerator is the follow up to the series A Certain Magical Index and A Certain Scientific Railgun, all of which are available to watch on Crunchyroll.
A Certain Scientific Accelerator is currently streaming, with just the first three episodes available to watch so far. New episodes drop weekly.
A Certain Scientific Accelerator Episode 3, in my eyes, is the cutest one yet but, either way, anime series don’t get much better than this one.
The world is well-crafted, the voice acting is superb, the protagonist, Accelerator, who you will remember from A Certain Magical Index if you have watched it, is fascinating, and there is plenty in each episode so far to enjoy.
Get an idea of what you can expect by watching that short Japanese food scene from A Certain Scientific Accelerator, Episode 3 in the video below. Then head over to Crunchyroll and watch it.
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