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The Pot of Grudges (怨念の鍋 Onnen no Nabe) is the fourth episode of the Shin Chūka Ichiban! anime that premiered on November 2, 2019.


The triple lobster showdown between Mao and the Masked Chef continues, with the lives of Mei Li and all of Guangzhou's elders on the line. Both sides have completed their third dishes, and everything rests on an anonymous judge's decision.

Characters in Order of Appearance[]

Featured Dishes[]

  • Sea Dragon Hotpot
  • Mountain Dragon Hotpot

Manga and Anime Differences[]

  • This episode rewinds back to Episodes 26 and 27 from the 1997 anime.

2019 anime reboot[]

  • The following are original from the manga and 1998 anime.
    • Shell and Shan appears.
    • Mei Li never learning what happened between her parents and Lien, being the last to regain consciousness.
    • The scene placement where Chouyu's pondering upon Mao's future, and Mei Li reminiscing her memories of her mother.
    • The grave where Chouyu lays Lien's mask.