Kurase-san's Diary is an extra chapter in Shokugeki no Soma. It features Mayumi Kurase.

Plot SummaryEdit

Childhood Soma cooking

Mayumi recalls Sōma's curiosity in her childhood.

Mayumi Kurase gets invited to visit Restaurant Yukihira by one her friends after basketball practice in school. She blushes as she recalls Restaurant Yukihira is also Sōma Yukihira's house. After arriving at Restaurant Yukihira, Mayumi is immediately greeted by Sōma as he readies himself to challenge Jōichirō Yukihira to a cooking duel.
Mayumi Tentacle Attack

Mayumi gets attacked by Sōma's Grilled Squid Tentacles Dressed in Peanut Butter.

Mayumi then recalls her childhood alongside Sōma, who frequently gave their friends his horrible cooking experiments. She also recalled Sōma working at the kitchen at a very young age. As Sōma's serves her his dish, Mayumi expresses her delight to see Sōma professionalism and compares it to herself as she labelled with no special abilities. However, few moments later, Mayumi suffers an awkward taste as she tries Sōma's Grilled Squid Tentacles Dressed in Peanut Butter.

A few days later, Restaurant Yukihira closes down temporarily as both Jōichirō and Sōma leave for separate ways. As Mayumi passes the closed Restaurant Yukihira with Aki Koganei and her friends, she laments on how she did not attend the same high school with him. She claims herself to be weird as she comments on how the Grilled Squid Tentacles Dressed in Peanut Butter actually tasted pretty good.

Characters in Order of AppearanceEdit


  • This whole chapter is drawn without any digital computer effects, a trend that would later continue in a number of extra chapters.


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