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The Inheritor's Dream (夢を継ぐ者 Yume o tsugu mono) is the first episode of the Shin Chūka Ichiban! anime that premiered on October 11, 2019.


Mao, Mei Li and Shiro continue their training journey to the fabled Chicken Town, where it's known for its cuisines general to the chicken according to the town's name. They incidentally stumble across a impoverish restaurant whose low reputation is as infamous for its "jet-black" chickens of misfortune.

Characters in Order of Appearance[]

Featured Dishes[]

  • Peking duck-style Sweet Miso Chicken
  • Pudong Chicken
  • Silkie White Rice

Manga and Anime Differences[]

  • This episode rewinds back to Episode 20 from the 1997 anime.
  • Mei Li accompanying Mao's group serves as a parallel continuation from the 1997 anime.

2019 anime reboot[]

  • Fei appearing behind the background of the cook-off.
  • The following flashbacks are shown in accordance from the 1997 anime.
    • Mao and Fei both passing the Master Chef examination.
    • Mao and Karin beside their mother's deathbed.
  • Chouyu does not appear in accordance with the manga and 1997 anime.