Shell is one of the main characters in the Chūka Ichiban! series. Commonly called "steel shell" he is a super dim sum chef who challenges those worthy and decoratively marks his victories on his steel bar.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

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He has shortish light brown hair slicked back over his head with a few fringe strands free standing. Shell's forehead is relatively large and his thick eyebrows are a darker brown in comparison to the hair on his head.

He wears a red scarf and a thick blue jacket with the sleeves up to his forearms with dark fingerless gloves. The jacket features a yellow sleeveless vest section and Shell also wears large baggy pants and red boots.

Personality[edit | edit source]

Has a cheerful personality, even when berating others. Shell is very competitive, marking his stick each time he defeats someone in a cook-off.

Story[edit | edit source]

Shin Chūka Ichiban![edit | edit source]

Shell is eating and not pleased at all by the vegetables that were served. Demanding Mao to bring the person who forgot to use oil in the dish, he hears that Mao prepared the food and requests that three eggs are prepared to atone for the transgression.

Amazed at the results, he challenges Mao to a cooking battle.

Relationships[edit | edit source]

Liu Mao Xing[edit | edit source]

Eating at the restaurant Mao works at, he is impressed by the eggs he prepares and at once suggests a contest. Shell is impressed with the youths cooking abilities and intends to have another cooking contest in the future.

Shiro[edit | edit source]

He correctly guesses that it was Shiro who was responsible for the stir-fried vegetables that were not passed through oil. Shell ends up thanking Shiro for this, as a result he was able to make Mao's acquaintance.

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • There are 26 stars can be seen on Shell's staff in 2019 anime, while there are 27 in 1997 anime and manga
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