The Lonely Gourmand is a beloved food drama based on Masaoyuki Kusumi and illustrations by Jiro Taniguchi Adapted from the comic of the same name. The plot revolves around the single man Inokashira Goro and his unique journey to find good food, and has aired for five seasons so far. On January 2, 2017, the audience ushered in the Chinese New Year special "Lonely Gourmet New Year Special ~ Goro Inokashira's Long Day". This special chapter will take the Kanto region as the stage to show the charm of winter food.
The story background of the special chapter is transferred from Asahikawa, Hokkaido to the cold Tokyo. Inokashira Goro will embark on a wonderful journey of exploring food in this cold first lunar month. Leading actor Matsushige said: "This show has been on the air for 5 years. It seems that I have gone to all the restaurants, so it is possible to go to the restaurant I have eaten before." This also means that this special episode will present the audience with more What a novel culinary experience.
In the special chapter, the audience will see many new gourmet shops, these The shops are all carefully selected by the production team, showing the staff's love and childlike innocence for food. The special chapter will also feature many guest appearances, including a field visit by the original author Masano Kusumi himself.
"Lonely Gourmet New Year Special: A Long Day for Goro Inokashira" Bringing the audience a unique food journey, people look forward to what kind of delicacy and stories Inokashira Goro will discover in Tokyo, the gourmet capital. His unique taste and persistence in finding food will once again lead the audience to experience a different world of food.