Isohachi Hasegawa

Isohachi Hasegawa (長谷川 五十八(はせがわ いそはち), Hasegawa Isohachi?) is an employee of Tōtsuki Culinary Academy.[1]

Appearance Edit

Isohachi is a bald, elderly man. He wears a casual business attire with a v-neck sweater vest over his long sleeve collared shirt and a bolo tie around his collar.

Personality Edit

Not much is known.

History Edit

Little is known about Isohachi's past. However, Isohachi has been an employee of Tōtsuki Culinary Academy long enough to remember the Polar Star Dormitory back in its former glory.[1]

Plot Edit

Main article: Introduction Arc

When Sōma Yukihira arrived at Tōtsuki's admission department, the employees at the front desk, was confused about the Polar Star Dormitory on his notice of admission. After Sōma left the building, Isohachi appeared to check on his fellow employees. They asked him about Polar Star, which Isohachi describes as a former refined, Western-style house.[2]

Trivia Edit

  • Hasegawa (長谷川) literally means long valley river.
  • His given name Isohachi (五十八) is a word play on his age, which means fifty-eight.
  • Isohachi did not debut in Episode 4, where his scenes from the manga were removed.

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Shokugeki no Soma chapter 6, page 5
  2. Shokugeki no Soma chapter 6, pages 1 & 5
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