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The Strange Invitation (奇妙な招待状 Kimyōna Shōtaijō) is the third episode of the Shin Chūka Ichiban! anime that premiered on October 25, 2019.


Mao, Mei Li and Chouyu were mysteriously invited to a banquet in a mansion in the woods. What awaits them is a venomous trap served by the banquet's host, whose maliciousness seems to focus against Chouyu.

Characters in Order of Appearance[]

Featured Dishes[]

  • Fried Dove in Oyster Sauce
  • Lobster Ikizukuri
  • Fried Phoenix Tail Lobster
  • Gold Rain Flying Dragon

Manga and Anime Differences[]

  • This episode rewinds back to Episodes 24 and 25 from the 1997 anime.
  • This chapter follows the manga skipping the scene where Mao completes Chouyu's incompletion of the first challenge from the 1997 anime.

2019 anime reboot[]