Nobunaga no Chef

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  • Title: 信長のシェフ
  • Title (romaji): Nobunaga no Chef
  • Also known as: A Chef of Nobunaga, The Knife and the Sword
  • Format: Renzoku
  • Genre: Historical, fantasy, food
  • Broadcast Network: TV Asahi

Season 1

Nobunaga no Chef
  • Episodes: 9
  • Viewership Rating: 10.8
  • Broadcast Period: 2013-Jan-11 to 2013-Mar-15
  • Air time: Friday 23:15
  • Theme song: My Resistance - Tashikana Mono by Kis-My-Ft2


Based on the manga by Nishimura Mitsuru and Kajikawa Takuro, this drama is about time travel. A chef by the name of Ken, somehow manages to go back in time to the Sengoku period. However, he loses his memory in the process. He is thought to be a spy, and in his haste to escape capture, he dives into the river. He is saved by Natsu, a swordsmith. He doesn't remember his own past, or the fact that he came from the future, but he remembers cooking well. He is soon recruited by Oda Nobunaga to be his Head Chef. --TV Asahi

User/Viewer Ratings

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Episode Information

Episode Subtitle Ratings
1 A Chef from the Heisei Period time slips to the Warring State period?! 11.6
2 The Heisei Chef goes to the battle field! Infiltrates the enemy's kitchen 09.9
3 Teriyaki War!! Shogun VS Heisei Chef 10.1
4 Ieyasu's betrayal!? Help Nobunaga out of his crisis with tempura! 11.3
5 Heisei Chef is a spy!! Assassinating Nobunaga's sister!? 10.9
6 10.7
7 11.8
8 10.3
9 11.0
Average 10.8

Source: Tokyohive

Season 2

Nobunaga no Chef 2
  • Episodes: 8
  • Viewership Rating: TBA
  • Broadcast Period: 2014-Jul-10 to 2014-Sep-04
  • Air time: Thursday 20:00 (ep1 2hr special)


French chef Ken, who went back in time to the Sengoku period and became the personal chef of Oda Nobunaga, has regained a part of his lost memory. He learnt the way to return to the present with the help of Akechi Mitsuhide but did not go back and chose to live as Nobunaga’s chef. Nobunaga’s biggest and strongest enemy, the warlord Takeda Shingen and Nobunaga’s official wife Nouhime appears, heralding ups and downs in the relationship of trust between Nobunaga and Ken. And will Mitsuhide cause the Honnoji Incident? --jdramas wordpress--


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Episode Information

Episode Subtitle Ratings
01 To the war-torn country? French chef of the Heisei Whatever prevent Oda Nobunaga assassination! 9.7%
02 Truth ... Heisei gourmet burning of Mount Hiei moves the history? 6.1%
03 Chef is kidnapped Nobunaga! Takeda Shingen rage Heisei gourmet? 6.9%

Production Credits


  • On DVD & Blu-ray 2013-Aug-02 Source
  • TV Asahi will air Part 2 of this drama starting 2014-July Source

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