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MORIMOTO’S SUSHI MASTER Renewed for Season 2 on The Roku Channel

Roku announced plans to renew “Morimoto’s Sushi Master,” the first-ever competition series focused on the art of sushi-making, for a second season on The Roku Channel.

Produced by AMPLE Entertainment and featuring world-renowned culinary icon Chef Masaharu Morimoto as head judge and executive producer, “Morimoto’s Sushi Master” puts chefs to the test as they compete in challenges that not only honor the skill, ingredients, delicacy, and talent needed to perfect the art of sushi-making, but also break the rules along the way. Debuting on The Roku Channel in June 2023, season one of the series was the #1 on-demand title on the service during its opening week*.

“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,” said Brian Tannenbaum, Head of Originals, 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, said: “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!”

“I am honored and excited to be a part of ‘Morimoto’s Sushi Master‘ for another season,” said Chef Masaharu Morimoto. “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.”

Season one of “Morimoto’s Sushi Master” is streaming free exclusively on The Roku Channel.

Morimoto’s Sushi Master” is produced by AMPLE Entertainment. Ari Mark, Phil Lott, and Kathryn Vaughn serve as executive producers for AMPLE Entertainment.

“Morimoto’s Sushi Master” is part of Roku’s growing slate of Roku Originals including “WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story,” “The Great American Baking Show,” “Die Hart 2: Die Harter,” “Meet Me in Paris,” “Honest Renovations,” and more. From award-winning scripted entertainment and engaging documentaries to new breakout unscripted series, Roku Originals gives viewers free access to bold, fresh entertainment from the biggest names in Hollywood.

Season one of “Morimoto’s Sushi Master” is streaming free exclusively on The Roku Channel.

Launched in 2017, The Roku Channel is the home of free and premium entertainment on the Roku platform. In Q4 2022, The Roku Channel reached U.S. households with an estimated 100 million people.

Nobuhiro Hosoki
Nobuhiro Hosoki
Nobuhiro Hosoki grew up watching American films since he was a kid; he decided to go to the United States thanks to seeing the artistry of Stanley Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange.” After graduating from film school, he worked as an assistant director on TV Tokyo’s program called "Morning Satellite" at the New York branch office but he didn’t give up on his interest in cinema. He became a film reporter for via Yahoo Japan News. In that role, he writes news articles, picks out headliners for Yahoo News, as well as interviewing Hollywood film directors, actors, and producers working in the domestic circuit in the USA. He also does production interviews for Japanese distributors of American films and for in-theater on-sale programs. He is now the editor-in-chief of while continuing his work for Japan.


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