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Gourmet Girl Graffiti / Koufuku Graffiti


###Gourmet Girl Graffiti / Koufuku Graffiti

Genres: comedy, slice of life
Themes: cooking
Objectionable content: Mild
Number of episodes: 12
Vintage: 2015-01-08

Plot Summary: (TAN) After her grandmother’s passing, middle school student Ryo Machiko is not only living alone but has lost her appetite. This quickly changes when her cousin Kirin moves in. The meals they eat together are filled with love. With Ryo’s friend, Shiina, joining in, their heartwarming halcyon days of meals begin! Won’t you join us in experiencing these heartwarming moments when you’re eating alone?

####Gourmet Girl Graffiti info on ANN
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####Watch Gourmet Girl Graffiti on CrunchyRoll
####Gourmet Girl Graffiti Official JP Homepage
####ANN Anime Spotlight: Gourmet Girl Graffiti


Happy Cooking Graffiti 4-Panel Manga Gets TV Anime

posted on 2014-06-13 23:40 EDT

Makoto Kawai’s story of middle school girl who makes friends via her good cooking

The August issue of Houbunsha’s Manga Time Kirara Miracle! magazine is announcing on Monday that a television anime adaptation of Makoto Kawai’s four-panel manga Happy Cooking Graffiti (Kōfuku Graffiti) has been green-lit.

The story follows Ryō, a middle school girl who lives by herself. She has a knack for cooking, and she makes friendships with everyone through her food. The cooking manga is “full of detailed cuisine art to whet the appetite and slightly erotic meal scenes.” The “kōfuku” in the title is a wordplay on two Japanese homonyms — one which means “happiness,” and another that means “appetite.”

Kawai launched the manga in Manga Time Kirara Miracle! in 2012, and Houbunsha published the third compiled book volume in March.

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[size=16]Rina Satou, Asuka Ōgame, Mikako Komatsu Star in Happy Cooking Graffiti Anime[/size]
posted on 2014-08-09 14:34 EDT
Madoka Magica, Monogatari’s Akiyuki Shinbo will direct at Shaft


[size=16]Happy Cooking Graffiti Anime’s 1st Promo Previews Characters[/size]
posted on 2014-08-15 09:50 EDT
Rina Satou, Asuka Ōgame, Mikako Komatsu star in Shaft anime premiering this winter


[size=16]Maaya Sakamoto to Perform Happy Cooking Graffiti Anime’s Opening Theme[/size]
posted on 2014-11-13 20:00 EST
SHAFT animates series premiering in January based on Makoto Kawai’s manga


[size=16]Yuka Iguchi Joins Happy Cooking Graffiti Anime Cast[/size]
posted on 2014-11-15 16:00 EST
Rina Satou, Asuka Ōgame will perform ending theme song


[size=16]Yu Kobayashi, Ai Nonaka Join Happy Cooking Graffiti Anime Cast[/size]
posted on 2014-12-06 14:40 EST
Shaft-animated series to premiere on January 8


[size=16]Happy Cooking Graffiti TV Ad Previews Opening Theme[/size]
posted on 2014-12-25 14:15 EST
Shaft-animated series about cooking and eating to premiere on January 8.


[size=19]ANN Anime Spotlight: Gourmet Girl Graffiti[/size]
Dec 31, 2014


[size=19]Watch Gourmet Girl Graffiti on CrunchyRoll[/size]

[size=16]ANN ARTICLE: Crunchyroll to Stream Gourmet Girl Graffiti TV Anime[/size]

Crunchyroll to Stream “Gourmet Girl Graffiti” Anime

January 08, 2015 6:05pm CST
Airtime and start date TBA

Need another new streaming anime announcement at Crunchyroll today? Good, because Gourmet Girl Graffiti, based on the four panel manga by Makoto Kawai, is the next title that’s comin’ at ya.

Known in Japan as Koufuku Graffiti, Gourmet Girl Graffiti focuses on Ryo Machiko, a junior high school student who lives on her own. She loves to cook, but since her grandmother died, food hasn’t tasted the same. When she invites her cousin Kirin over, she rediscovers her love of eating. With Kirin and her friend Shiina, Ryo learns that the flavor of life is found in eating warm food with your friends!

The cast features Asuka Ogame as Kirin Morino, whose previous credits include Mikazuki Kiryu in Kiss×sis and Rina Yunoki in Photo Kano. Mikako Komatsu plays Kirin’s second-cousin Shiina, and Rina Sato rounds out the main cast as Ryo Machiko, who is perhaps best known for her role as Haruka Minami in the Minami-ke franchise. The three voice actresses also perform the show’s opening and ending songs. Gourmet Girl Graffiti is animated by studio Shaft, with Akiyuki Shinbo as chief director and Naoyuki Tatsuwa, who previously directed Nisekoi, taking the helm as the series director.

Gourmet Girl Graffiti will be available to Crunchyroll Members in the following territories: USA and Canada.

Announcement for start date and the airtimes will be made in the near future!


[size=16]Sentai Filmworks License Announcement[/size]

[size=16]Sentai Filmworks Licenses Gourmet Girl Graffiti Anime[/size]
posted on 2015-01-09 16:00 EST
Series will Stream on Crunchyroll


Maybe the dub will make it a definite buy, ala Tamako Market (Jay Hickman FTW!)


You just knew this would end up with Sentai, I’ll buy it when the time comes.

Mark Gosdin


This looks like a cool series. I was pleased to see this news.


Ep. 1

The 1st episode’s a lot of fun, and I could watch Ryou eat all day.


Then there’s another example of Kirin of how NOT to eat EVER. lol

[size=20]VIDEO: “Gourmet Girl Graffiti” Song by Dishphone Performing Unit Kajii[/size]
The ED song “Egao ni Naru” CD single hits stores February 25
January 23, 2015 7:15am CST

Dishphone is an original musical instrument set made in combination with the various kinds of tableware such as bowls, teacups, spoons and rice scoops. The inventors of the instrument, two-member unit Kajii performed “Gohan no Renshuu” (the practice of meals), an insert song for the ongoing TV anime Koufuku Graffiti (English title: Gourmet Girl Graffiti). The song sung by Rina Sato (as Ryo Machiko) and Asuka Ohgame (Kirin Morino) is used when the sponsors of the anime are introduced after the OP/ED songs. It will be included in the CD single of the ED song “Egao ni Naru” (Becoming a smile) to be released on February 25. Check their performance video below.

CD single jacket image



Gourmet Girl Graffiti reminds me of Earth Maiden Arjuna


[size=18]Starts on AN Online Tuesday, 2/10/2015[/size]
Schedule: Tuesdays at 11PM Eastern, starting 2/10/2015
Language: Japanese w/English Subtitles


I really like the little ditty they sing when they do the next episode preview.