Delicious in Dungeon (ダンジョン飯, Danjon Meshi, lit. "Dungeon Food") is a manga written and illustrated by Ryoko Kui. It is currently serialized in Harta. The first chapter was published on February 5, 2014 in volume 11.[1]

Plot[edit | edit source]

After a failed dungeon raid that resulted in his younger sister being eaten by a dragon, Laios and the remaining members of his party, Marcille and Chilchuck, set out to rescue her from being digested by the dragon. Having lost most of their supplies in the raid, the group are unable to afford rations, so they make the unusual decision to source all their food from inside the dungeon... including eating monsters! Fortunately, a odd dwarf named Senshi is willing to help them by showing them how to cook the various monsters in the dungeon.

Reception[edit | edit source]

Accolades and Awards Nominations[edit | edit source]

Delicious in Dungeon has received a number of accolades and nominations over the course of its run.

The series was ranked at 13th and 15th respectively in Da Vinci magazine's 16th and 17th annual "Book of the Year" list.[2][3] In the manga guidebook Kono Manga ga Sugoi!, the series was ranked at number 1 on its list of the top 20 manga for male readers in 2016[4] and at number 6 in 2017.[5] The series has been nominated each year since 2016 for the Manga Taisho Awards (Cartoon Grand Prize).[6][7][8][9] The series (up to Volume 6) was ranked 2nd on Amazon Japan's Best-Selling Kindle Book Rankings for 2018.[10]

Oricon Rankings[edit | edit source]

  • Volume 1 peaked at 11th place on the weekly Oricon manga chart, with 381,614 copies sold as of August 16, 2015.[11] It was the 87th best-selling manga volume in Japan from November 17, 2014 to May 17, 2015, with 315,298 copies sold.[12]
  • Volume 2 peaked at 3rd place on the weekly Oricon manga chart, with 362,906 copies sold as of September 13, 2015.[13]
  • Volume 3 peaked at 2nd place on the weekly Oricon manga chart, with 503,018 copies sold as of September 11, 2016.[14] It was the 50th best-selling manga volume in Japan for 2016, with 565,566 copies sold.[15]
  • Volume 4 peaked at 1st place on the weekly Oricon manga chart, with 504,490 copies sold as of March 19, 2017.[16] It was the 19th best-selling manga volume in Japan from November 21, 2016 to May 21, 2017, with 561,908 copies sold,[17] and was the 36th best-selling manga volume in Japan for 2017 overall, with 606,095 copies sold.[18]
  • Volume 5 peaked at 3rd place on the weekly Oricon manga chart, with 483,563 copies sold as of September 10, 2017.[19] It was the 48th best-selling manga volume in Japan for 2017 overall, with 525,240 copies sold.[18]
  • Volume 6 peaked at 2nd place on the weekly Oricon manga chart, with 439,111 copies sold as of May 13, 2018.[20] It was the 22nd best-selling manga volume in Japan from November 20, 2017 to May 20, 2018, with 448,830 copies sold,[21] and was the 44th best-selling manga volume in Japan for 2018 overall, with 504,464 copies sold.[22]
  • Volume 7 was the 29th best-selling manga volume in Japan from November 19, 2018 to May 19, 2019, with 389,383 copies sold.[23]

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English Covers[edit | edit source]

Japanese Covers[edit | edit source]

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