Awesome / Toriko

  • Terry and the Battle Wolves in general are made of this. As is Toriko managing to befriend one.
    • The Battle Wolf is actually one of the Eight Kings of the Gourmet World. Its Capture Level? 6090.
      • It is later revealed that the battle wolf with the capture level of 6090 is NOT the Wolf King, but the Wolf King's second in command. The real Wolf King is Guiness, a Battle Wolf easily five times the size and way, WAY stronger.
  • The whole Toriko vs Starjun battle inside the Regal Mammoth. Especially after Toriko ate the Jewel Meat.
    • Komatsu standing up to Starjun's Intimidation. At point blank. WITHOUT BLINKING.
  • In the crossover OVA with One Piece, Luffy and Toriko work together to take down the final boss. And then they eat the entire island.
  • Komatsu making his own version of the Century Soup.
  • Coco poisoning a robot.
  • Sunny can scale giant cliffs and hold up giant creatures with his hair.
  • The entire Toriko vs. Tommyrod battle. ALL of it. Also a major Cerebus Syndrome moment, as it's the first real fight, where the opponent wasn't in a GT Robo or holding back, and Toriko lost.
    • A notable part of the fight, Tommyrod bites Toriko's arm off (or in the anime blasts his arm off), the latter proceeds to attack anyway with the still bleeding stump!!
  • A "Nitro" just wakes up from de-hydration hibernation, and proceeds to push Zebra and Toriko, both certified Badass characters, to the brink before being finally beaten.
  • Zebra kicking the ass of all the beasts outside of Honey Prison.
  • Toriko and Sunny use a joint attack to cut up an approximately five thousand meters tall mountain.
  • Komatsu standing up to a GT Robo that is piloted by Starjun who took out Toriko and Rin without any trouble. Because Starjun wanted to take the knives that Komatsu valued more than his life, earning Starjun's respect.
  • Toriko goes ahead and eats a freakin' exploding cherry.
  • Chapter 169 is a huge one for Coco. He explains to Livebearer just how screwed he is, just how he's been manipulating him. That exploding Cherry above? Actually part of the plan. And best of all, he lets Livebearer think he's got a chance of cheating, and winning before explaining to him that, no that won't work either. Moral of the story, do not cheat at cards when playing with Coco.
    • Komatsu's talent as a chef really shines through in this arc as he masterfully prepares each of the ingredients Toriko eats. Livebearer even realizes that Komatsu is the reason Toriko has been doing so well throughout the game. Komatsu and Toriko really do make a great combo. This even results in Livebearer performing a Heel–Face Turn.
  • Ryu literally walking through the ranks of the Bishoku-kai, including one of their ultimate combination attacks. Then he frightens almost all of them with just a look. And his reason for doing this? Just to ask the boss of the Bishoku-kai, Midora, to a meal.
  • When Jiro arrives in the Gourmet World to save Toriko, the first thing he does is use a "knocking gun" on a flock of Mamyuu, hitting every single one of them with one shot each. The next thing he does is intimidate the King Lander and Asura Tiger, both beast with immeasurable capture levels, and ones that Toriko could barely injure.
  • The minimum result of Food Honor Training for Toriko leads to him accidentally cutting a multi-story building in half from a considerable distance. Doubles as a Crowning Moment of Funny.
  • Chapter 189: Toriko masters Food Honor. It's basically Tranquil Fury to the max. Remember that Golem thing that pwned the other disciples? Toriko utterly curbstomps it. First with a casual wave of his hand he turns its arm into meat chunks...then he delivers a Kugi Punch. There are a minimum of 30 Kugi Punches, which sent the golem out of the temple...then through a mountain...then kept beating and beating on it until it EXPLODES!
  • Toriko continues the awesome in Chapter 190. Even after his Food Honor is briefly shaken by his rage towards Chiyo, he quickly shows he has the upper hand in their battle. Toriko even breaks her knives, forcing her to draw her best knife. Keep in mind that Chiyo was curbstomping everyone else at the temple just moments ago.
    • Chiyo herself, even if she's a villain. She was fighting Toriko on almost even terms and curb-stomping everyone else in spite of ChinChinChin having nearly gouged her stomach out, which even she called a near fatal wound.
  • The Four Beasts. Period. All four are so powerful the Human world can possibly be destroyed just by them alone. For example, Gaoh the fang king completely destroys the eighth Biotope, the first biotope, and One Hit Kills a REGAL MAMMOTH with a swipe of his paw. Then, it's revealed that the Moun-turtle destroyed the continent of Ice Hell, takes a military barrage that has enough power to destroy Japan 27 times over like it's nothing and then annihilates the battalion of GT Robos firing at him with one mouth blast.
  • The Four Heavenly Kings after their Food Honour training engage in battle with the Four Beasts and kick their asses with minimal effort. You heard that right; they curb-stomped Gourmet World creatures!
    • Followed up later when The Original master of the four beasts Curbstomps them right back with ease and knowing all their attacks. Also, It's capture is 320!
      • It changes to 350!
  • Komatsu gets one in chapter 204 when he's not only able to perfect the simplified Medicinal Mochi recipe in five minutes, he's revealed to have simplified Disappearance Cuisine to the point where anyone can now eat it.
    • The fact he perfected the simplified Medicinal Mochi recipe fast enough that he ended up spending most of those five minutes working on making it taste better.
  • The Four Kings make this in chapter 206 when they surpassed the Four Beast who had fought full grown versions of Kiss, Terry and Quinn in the past and annihilated the three pets, and their intimidation makes it looks small in comparison.
    • 3 Words: Dinner Of Kings.
      • What is the Dinner of Kings? It's a giant pac-man made of Appetite Energy that consumes everything in its path, including the Four Beast.
      • It gets even MORE awesome. Dinner of Kings only eats the intended target. So it only ate the Four Beast, but not the people eaten by the Four Beast, saving them! Everyone lives!
  • The Introduction of The 50 Fold Nail Gun punch.
    • Taken Up to Eleven in Chapter 218, where he delivers a barrage of these to Starjun, which manages to strip him of his suit and mask, reducing him to a standing, but bloody mess.
  • Mansam curb-stomping an entire army of GT Robos in his Knocking form.
    • It gets better, it turns out his Knocking is used to limit his strength, not enhance it.
  • Rin is faced by three Bishokukai at once (albeit low-rankes ones) who No Sell her sleeping perfume. Rin's answer? Fragrance Sword: dual sai-like energy blades at once.
  • Setsuno: "Dai Atsuryoku Kabe."
  • Sunny's Satan Hair. By infusing his hair with Appetite Energy, he can consume all manner of creatures through his hairs. He claims that a single strand could wipe out all life on the Earth.
    • Not only that, it kills Tommyrodd by eating him.
  • During the battle at the Gourmet Colosseum, Yuda, Damala Sky, Chiru - are all taken aback by the sudden appearance of no less than what seems to be TWO HUNDRED or so Scum Beasts capable of using Food Pressure. They got cocky, and despite Zebra having been using his energy to make barriers the entire fight so far, uses a WIDE-SCALE Shi Oto/Death Sound and KILLS EVERY SINGLE SCUM BEAST AT ONCE. Scum Beasts that were giving Yuda, Damala, and Chiru a run for their money.
    • This is upped by Zebra dominating the Nitros
  • Zebra's Big Damn Heroes moment in the second One Piece crossover. Notable because the group was in a far off island, but he still managed to pull this off despite still being chained up in jail.
  • Starjyun vs. Toriko, in which the two use "Illusion" to imagine pretty much obliterating one another. While involved in a two-sided No-Holds-Barred Beatdown that was leaving both a bloody mess. Inside a massive whirlwind made of fire.
  • Chapter 241 quickly establishes that Joa's status as The Dreaded is well deserved. He brainwashed Teppei who in turn easily neutralizes Zebra with plants that can counter his sound-based attacks. When the Nitros attack him, Joa casually takes control of them with a few slices, remarking that it was easy since they were already being controlled by others.
  • Chapter 242 Knocking Master Jirou finally makes his appearance, how? By vaporizing a head of an offending Nitro with a finger flick.
    • Tops himself in 243 by using Knocking on the entire world.
    • Not to forget the look of sheer undiluted rage on Jirou's otherwise calm and friendly face when he sees what Joa has done to Teppei.
  • Chapter 243 God Cooking - Sky Cut.
  • Chapter 245: Jiro shows off why he's the Third Strongest in the entire world. With a single knocking punch...he paralyzes the ENTIRE world. Including Natural Disasters.
  • The Midora/Ichiryuu fight starting from chapters 248 an Overly Long Tongue user and a Gravity Sucks user's fight has never been more awesome.
  • In chapter 262, we find out that 1000 chefs were captured along with Komatsu, and Midora tells them if any of them can make him a meal he can enjoy, he'll let them go home. Komatsu not only makes a meal that gets Midora (a man who didn't even smirk after eating century soup) to laugh, but also turns down the offer to go home, saying that Toriko will arrive to rescue him.
    • Oh, and lets not forget he made that meal with sub-par ingredients in a rush because the kitchen might collapse at any moment.
  • Chapter 263 shows Toriko scaring off the Breath Dragon, a level 200 creature that had previously overwhelmed him by nonchalant shots and not even aware of his existence beforehand with his Fork technique, he then scares off an even larger beast with a level of 500 at minimum with the same technique.
    • The introduction of level 900 to over 1000 level beasts that tower over normal landscapes.
    • The introduction of one of the Eight Kings: it's a Battle Wolf like Terry whose Capture Level is 6090.
  • Chapter 264: Toriko and Komatsu not only have survived the Gourmet World, they have thrived there. Toriko is now strong enough that not even a gigantic Pelican with a capture level of 770 can intimidate him. He can cut mountain sized trees with just a flick of his wrist and only needs an hour of sleep now so he can stay away non-stop for two weeks. Oh, and all those ingredients he's been getting? They're not for him, but for the Human World!
  • Chapter 265: Toriko and Komatsu single handedly stop the famine in its tracks with the bounty they had gathered in the Gourmet World. Toriko had gathered so many ingredients, he could shower it in a Rain of Food all over the Human World, and there is so much that there'll be a surplus for quite a while.
  • Chapter 275: Coco pulls another Batman Gambit by creating a living Poison Doll of both himself and Toriko causing the leeches of the Leech Heels to die of poisoning when trying to drink their blood.
  • Chapter 276: Toriko defeats all of the Soy Milk Roads by doing... this.
  • Chapter 284: Toriko challenges Heracles, one of the Eight Kings of Gourmet World, in order to buy time for Komatsu to reach AIR.
  • Chapter 285: Heracles snorts and blows half of Toriko's body off. All hail the King.
  • Chapter 286: Then Toriko's "Blue Oni" responds by punching Heracles in the face. This battle is going to be epic.
  • Chapter 287: Heracles and "Blue" clash. Their clash is visible from space,every creature on the continents begins to flee, and an Emperor Ring forms.
  • Chapter 288: Heracles breathes in a tenth of its normal breath and creates a vacuum. Cue "Blue" retreating because the vacuum means Toriko cannot breathe.
  • Chapter 289: Komatsu manages to prepare AIR, and while doing so shows signs of having Gourmet Cells.
  • Chapter 293: Using "Red's" arm when those cells became part of his body after eating AIR, Toriko one-shots NEO members Boneless and Kairu by obliterating their upper bodies in one strike each, and uses Mugen Kugi Punch on Shigematsu.
  • Chapter 300: The Four Heavenly Kings use fantastic teamwork to bring down the Goritaurus, one of the strongest animals in Gourmet World's Area 7 with a capture level of 1405. The battle is over in a single chapter.
  • Chapter 301: Monkey King Bambina's idea of fun? Playing skipping stones WITH MOUNTAINS!
  • Chapter 303: Bambina proves that it's stronger than the Horse King by outdoing Heracles' performance in chapter 285 when it effortlessly wipes out everyone but Sunny in 0.1 seconds.
  • Chapter 304: While no one actually died (although Toriko did lose an arm), it is shown that all that came about because Bambina was playing games. As Kaka points out, forget trying to beat Bambina in an actual fight, they didn't even qualify as Bambina's playmates.
  • Chapter 307: After just a couple days of training, Toriko and company are already at the level of the Master of Enbu (Toriko can juggle 30 BB Pill Bugs with just one arm), with Coco and Sunny juggling 100 between them.)
  • Chapter 313: The Heavenly Kings manage to keep up with the Monkey King even after the latter revealed his true form by synchronizing all of their cells together. All 240 trillion of them.
  • Combining the power of all 240 trillion of their cells into the arm of Toriko's Appetite Devil, the Four Kings do the impossible! Hurting one of the Eight Kings!
  • Chapter 315: Bambina takes everything the Four Heavenly Kings throws at him and shrugs it off completely. He even dodges Coco's Mold Spears which accelerate up to near-light speeds! It's only by the miracle of Toriko accidentally completing the dance that they survive and PAIR falls off of Bambina.
  • Chapter 317: Bambina vs Kaka's imposter. It's a Curb-Stomp Battle in Bambina's favour as he blows away Kaka with one Appetite Energy blast from his mouth, even sacrificing the part of its tail that the imposter had grabbed onto after Bambina attacked with it.
  • Chapter 333: How about Yuda easily Knocking a giant fish in a "bubble" that apparently looks like water but is in fact a pocket space with no trouble while the chef he was competing against has a bit of an issue at first before he completes the Knocking? Yuda is showing what human chefs are made of, people.
  • Chapter 334: Yuda continues the awesome in the next chapter when he needs to cook the Leafish faster than his opponent. Instead of cooking the Leafish quickly and possibly ruining its taste, he cooks the gravity of the space around him!
  • Chapter 335: The last of the Eight Kings - Deer King, Sky Deer - is revealed. He's so big that Zebra and Tengu did not realize they were standing in the forest on its back before it started moving.
  • Chapter 341: The Eight Kings vs. the pieces of "Neo":
    • Bambina vs. "A": After rampaging through the monkeys of Area 7 and nearly eating Aye-Aye, Terry saves Aye-Aye from the tendrils of "A", and Kiss and Quinn stand ready to battle with it. Then Bambina catches "A"'s attention, and the Monkey King knees it so hard that its insides explode out of the back of it.
    • "B" vs Heracles: Just set-up, but "B" is expanding its size just to try to compensate for how huge Heracles is, and it's still puny compared to the Horse King.
    • "C" doesn't even get a fight. On top of "Another" slipping into the "Back World" by moving faster than light, when "C" lands in Area 6 it simply vanishes, swallowed up by Whale King Moon and its "black hole stomach".
    • "D" vs Sky Deer: Before fighting the actual Eight King, "D" must fighting the denizens of the "Nest of Mighty Beasts" on Sky Deer's back, containing creatures with Capture Levels up to 4500, the highest non-Eight Kings Capture Level in the entire series.
    • "E" is immediately stated to have had no good luck by any means. Because Mother Snake is peeking its head out through the cloud.
    • "F" immediately sprouts wings to flee, because the Emperor Crow is after it.
  • Chapter 353 gives us the aftermath of the battles between the pieces of Neo and the Eight Kings.
    • While "A" throws attack after attack at Bambina, it can't even touch the Monkey King. Bambina keeps pummeling "A" until the Neo piece effectively disintegrates.
    • "B" gets blasted into nothingness by Heracles' breath; its strategy of puffing itself up to become a bigger monster just made it a bigger target.
    • "D" manages to devour over a hundred animals on the Sky Deer's back, but the moment the Sky Deer becomes annoyed enough to strike out, "D" is trapped in an alternate dimension where it rots away very, very quickly.
    • At first, "E" seems to be alright and is gorging itself on flowers and nectars...until it starts to dissolve. Only then does it realize that the Mother Snake had not only swallowed it, but also a part of the landscape as well.
    • "F" tries to fly above the Emperor Crow to avoid the 'shadow of death' cast by the Crow King. Unfortunately, the Emperor Crow generates what is essentially a miniature sun in its mouth so that it could blast its shadow everywhere. "F" is destroyed nearly instantaneously.
  • Chapter 354: Battle Wolf Guinness sniffs. Sucks the Appetite Energy or the soul out of "G", causing it to drop to the ground white as a corpse. Guinness crushes "G" with a stomp of its foot. The earth undergoes liquefaction for hundreds and thousands of kilometres around before exploding from the force of the stomp. Toriko and Starjun are pushed hundreds of kilometres away despite anchoring themselves to the ground. Guinness catches up instantly (after marking the territory), and with two sniffs, incapacitates Starjun and Toriko instantly.
  • Chapter 358: As terrifying as NEO's backstory is, there are things that existed which managed to kill NEO and leave him without a body for hundreds of millions of years: supernovas, and superior races of warriors. Among these warriors are Don Slime, and two Demons that look like "Red" and Sani's Inner Demon. A demon that can devour all life on a planet the size of Jupiter in the space of a month, and two of the warrior races which killed it in the past are inside two of the Four Heavenly Kings. It takes a supernova to kill NEO, and those two Demons accomplished the same feat.
  • Komatsu reunites with the Four Heavenly Kings and makes them a banquet that's mostly made of dishes of Acacia's Full Course. The best part is that each Heavenly King gets to add one dish to their full course in the process.
  • Jiji describes the beings inside the Four Heavenly Kings, and holy hell are they badass:
    • Sani's Hair Demon was an Eldritch Abomination who devoured everything and everyone in an entire solar system before spitting them out as extensions of itself.
    • Coco's Poison Devil was the undisputed master of a gigantic world populated by fearsome beings whom it dominated with its poison.
    • Zebra's Voice Monster was a beast who destroyed countless planets with its terrifying voice and strength.
    • Toriko's Red Oni was a gentle but peerless warrior whose strength was second to none when enraged. And it turns out he has two other demons inside him who are even stronger!
  • Chapter 363: Don Slime shows off more of his power in his fight with NEO, including black lighting, black tornados, spawning asteroids from his body, and a vegetable grater "I am a goddamm disaster" indeed.
  • Chapter 364: Don Slime demonstrates even more how much of a disaster he is by creating a small star, and condensing an enormous amount of mass into it, enough that it will go supernova, killing everything on Earth, including Don Slime and NEO.
    • A villainous example now, as NEO counteracts the star going supernova by EATING IT! NEO follows this by finally getting Don Slime to scream in fear as NEO devours him. Doubles as Nightmare Fuel as now two of the things that were capable of killing NEO in the past have now been neutralized, which raises the question: Is there anything out there that can kill NEO?
  • Chapter 365: This chapter shows truly awesome Jiro is. Jiro has been fighting the Blue Nitro on even terms thus far, stopping an attack that could shake the mantle of the earth, until he reveals he has even MORE knocking inside him that Acacia had set up. Jiro then reveals he's been eating Nitro since he was a baby, and was actually raised by the Wolf King Guiness himself! And after all the power Jiro has displayed, throughout the series and this chapter, his knocking is finally released at the end and he is at 100%.
    • Special mention goes to Setsuno, who is able to create a barrier large enough to cover the entire Human World, and powerful enough to protect against Jiro's Guiness Punch.
  • Chapter 366: Jiro shows off how strong he is at 100% by killing off the Gourmet Nobles in multiple ways, including performing Knocking with his breath, and stopping time completely as opposed to stopping the Earth's rotation.
  • Chapter 367: Jiro once again shows off his power by Being able to perform Knocking on Acacia/NEO, to such an extent that only his mouth could move
    • Acacia proves just how much of a badass he truly is by not only eating Jiro's Grand Knocking, but also releasing Jiro's Damage Knocking, making Jiro feel all the damage he had avoided in his life, and killing him.
  • Chapter 369: GOD finally appears, and eats the Moon. Oh, and the mass deaths of creatures during the Gourmet Eclipse? That is not caused by the "ice age"; that is caused by GOD going around and eating everything it can find. That was when it was a tadpole. The GOD that ate the Moon, and the GOD that Toriko and Co. have to cook, is a fully-grown frog. It's Capture Level? 10,000.
  • Chapter 370: GOD no selling all of the Four Heavenly King's attacks, such as flicking away Toriko's Jet Fork with it's tongue, or dodging Coco's super fast Mold Spear
  • Chapter 371: There's a whole list of things about this chapter that are awesome.
    • GOD stretches his tongue out so far that it goes around the world and touches his back, then proceeds to retract it and eat all the creatures that got caught in between.
    • When Joie calls for reinforcements, Coco and Sani do the same, bringing in not only Grinpatch, but Tommyrod.
    • Coco Sani and Zebra turning into their Gourmet Cell Demons.
    • Toriko vs Acacia. The prelude to something awesome, no doubt.
  • Chapter 373: Toriko taking a bite out of NEO, and proclaiming that NEO will be the meat dish to his full course.
    • Dragon King Derous finally makes his appearance.
    • How about the fact that due to the time differences inside the Back Channel, Toriko has been fighting NEO for what amounts to a month, and has survived. Even better — NEO's modus operandi is to stare at his target face to face for days to scare it before eating it. NEO stared at Toriko for a month...and not only was Toriko not the least bit afraid, he was actually staring back at NEO the whole time wondering if it would taste good!
      • Toriko's Badass Boast, finally revealed the audience his completed full course. Though he has yet to eat Neo and GOD, it's still an incredible achievement for the audience to finally know the right dishes that make up Toriko's full course menu after years of patiently following the manga.
      • Leans a bit towards fridge horror you start thinking that if Toriko eats NEO, he'll also be eating Acacia......which would make Toriko a cannibal in a sense.
  • Chapter 374: Toriko has forced Acacia to become serious, and reveal his techniques. As opposed to techniques like Fork, Knife, or Spoon, Acacia uses his bare hands in combat.
    • Toriko's red and blue gourmet cell demon both jumping out at once to protect Toriko and help him fight.
    • GOD attacking Acacia so hard he pushes Acacia to the other end of the earth.
    • Joie melting Tommyrod and Grinpatch with her fungus, and defeating Coco, Sani and Zebra without a scratch. I repeat, she fought ZEBRA and got out of it without any injuries.
  • Chapter 375: The Eight Kings gather together at GOD's location, ready to fight, as Hercules fires its Herac Breath, and Bambina punches Acacia right in the face.
  • Chapter 376: Acacia eats Wolf King Guinness' arm, leading to Guinness catching Acacia's attack with his teeth and swings him back and forth like a rag doll, and then throws him in the direction of Derous's extra dimensional laser beam
  • Chapter 377: Acacia punching Bambina so hard, his eye flies out of its socket, and then proceeds to hit the Whale King Moon hard enough to crack and destroy the meteorite that surrounds it as its skin.
    • A form of Devil Serpent appears that lives up to its reputation, with a capture level of 5100
  • Chapter 379: Starjun finding a way to not only keep up with Joie's super fast attacks, but dodge them unharmed
    • Teppei killing one of the Blue Nitro with an alien plant
    • One for the Deer King for being able to kill NEO, and one for NEO/Acacia for adapting to the Deer King's time space
    • Terry getting some help from an entire pack of Battle Wolves!
  • Chapter 380: A villainous example, as NEO takes a bite out of GOD, reaches his full power, tanks an attack from all the Eight Kings at once, and proceeds to one shot both Bambina and Hercules.
  • Chapter 381: NEO killing and eating Hercules, Bambina, and the Emperor Crow
    • Midora escaping from the golden can Joie trapped him in, with the implication that he could've broken out at any time he wished.
  • Chapter 382: The Mother Of All Snakes, Whale King Moon, and Dragon King Derous all working together perfectly to try and kill NEO
    • NEO being able to swallow and digest the Mother Snake's stomach acid. What makes it more awesome is that this is what had previously killed a piece of NEO beforehand. Another one for NEO being able to escape the Whale King's black hole stomach
    • Acacia becomes the first person shown onscreen to completely eat his full course. Acacia then proceeds to perform Knocking on Pair faster then he can react, and eat NEO, absorbing his power.
  • Chapter 385: Midora proceeding to No Sell every single one of Joie's and Acacia's attacks
  • Chapter 386: Acacia vs Toriko, Starjun AND Midora. It's truly a sight to behold.
    • Acacia not only manages to power through Mugen Kugi punch and Hungry space, but also finds a way to overcome effects of Minority world.
    • Toriko slices off the continent-sized piece off the planet with his Jet knife.
    • Acacia's capture level being calculated as 30,000. That's right, 3 times more powerful then GOD.
  • Chapter 388: Toriko, after getiing in his full power, casually punches Acacia, which sends him flying around the planet and then stops him with his palm, when he flies from the other side, without bothering to even look at him.
    • Acacia creates energy hand big enough to grasp entire planet and threatens to crush it. It bears repeating - he can crush entire planet just by squeezing it in his hand.
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