Good news for sushi lovers everywhere! Roku has just announced a second season of Morimoto’s Sushi Master, the first-ever sushi competition series. The six-episode revival of the much-watch series will return to the streamer, much to the delight of fans. It originally premiered in June of this year, and here’s everything we know about the renewal:
What did Roku say about ‘Morimoto’s Sushi Master’ season 2?
“We’re proud to continue partnering with our amazing collaborators at Ample Entertainment and the icon himself, Chef Masaharu Morimoto, to serve up another season of this first-of-its-kind competition series for audiences to savor,” began Brian Tannenbaum, who is the Head of Originals at Roku Media. “Morimoto’s Sushi Master gives viewers an addictive competition that honors a rich food culture while encouraging culinary innovation worthy of being crowned Sushi Master.”
Ari Mark (executive producer and co-founder of Ample Entertainment) also contributed to the statement, noting, “We are grateful that audiences have responded so positively to the show, and we can’t wait to bring Chef Morimoto’s expertise and fun to fans for another season!” Afterwards, Morimoto himself added, “I am honored and excited to be a part of Morimoto’s Sushi Master for another season. The show not only celebrates the artistry of sushi, but also creativity and innovation. I look forward to seeing what the talented chefs bring to the sushi table this time around.”
What do we know about ‘Morimoto’s Sushi Master’?
This series comes from Ample Entertainment which is also responsible for Netflix’s Kangaroo Valley and HBO’s The Invisible Pilot. Chef Masaharu Morimoto serves as chief judge and executive producer, putting chefs to the test as they compete in challenges that celebrate the expertise, ingredients, delicacy, and ability required to perfect the art of sushi-making while simultaneously breaking the rules. Lyrica Okano, who co-hosts with Morimoto, will also be returning for the second season. Ari Mark, Phil Lott, and Kathryn Vaughn executive produce Morimoto’s Sushi Master.