Seinen, Drama, Slice of Life, Food
- Coming from Hokkaido, Souta finds work as a kitchen assistant in a Japanese restaurant in Tokyo
- Dedicated to culinary excellence, Souta finds guidance under the renowned chef Kyugoro Tomita
- Souta gradually learns to wield his own chef knife and impress customers at the Tomikyu restaurant
The eponymous Sota is a kitchen hand at a high-class traditional Japanese restaurant, learning the basics of cooking Japanese cuisine. Through Sota's training, readers will come to understand the care and forethought that goes into creating Japanese cuisine and which has led to its wide-spread popularity across the world, from ramen to sushi to izakaya fare. Pure-hearted, hard-working, and in love with food, Sota will have readers rooting for him to become the best washoku chef ever.