|“||Happy to serve!||„|
|~ Soma's catchphrase|
Soma Yukihira is the main protagonist of Shokugeki No Soma. He is the son of Joichiro Yukihira and the proud owner of Restaurant Yukihira. After dismantling a restaurant mogul's attempt to buy out his family diner, his father sends him to Tootsuki Culinary Academy, where Soma quickly gains a reputation as a rising upstart in the face of stiff competition from the best teenage chefs in the world.
Powers and Stats
Name: Soma Yukihira
Origin: Food Wars! Shokugeki No Soma
Age: 15 - 16 years old
Powers and Abilities: Advanced Cooking Skills
Attack Potency: Human level (Is an active teenager who engages in regular exercise, but is otherwise an ordinary student physically)
Speed: Subsonic (When cooking his hands appear as a blur to normal people)
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: Human Class
Durability: Human level to Athlete level
Stamina: Above Average (Has cooked for hours at a time and has pulled various all-nighters on numerous occasions while still being fully able to compete in a Shokugeki or work in a high-end restaurant the following day)
Range: Most likely normal human range
Standard Equipment: A kitchen knife and other cooking materials
Intelligence: Having worked in his father's restaurant since he was three years old, Soma has spent a disproportionate amount of time in the kitchen, quickly rising to become one of the top first-years at Tootsuki Culinary Academy. Having worked under his world-class, globe-trotting father, Soma is able to borrow and utilize cooking styles from all over the world, making him extremely adaptable. He is also creative and a quick thinker, constantly looking for new ways to improve his dishes and learning from any errors he's made in the past, a fact that has earned him the attention of the former and current First Seats of the Academy.
Weaknesses: Soma is sometimes headstrong and can't help but take up a challenge, he sometimes lacks foresight, such as the breakfast buffet challenge, where he did not expect his souffles to deflate before he was able to serve them.
- Cooking: Years of experimentation, practice, and training has made Soma an unusually skilled chef. As a result, his dishes are sometimes so tantalizingly tasty that his patrons often react in over-the-top ways or pass out from the sheer pleasure they experience from consuming them.