Spice of life [Remake]

On April 12th, 2016, the eccentric and outgoing Rika Komachi opened up her restaurant, Ryokoma, alongside fellow chef, Masaru Ryono. Masaru is the complete opposite of Rika, however, that doesn't stop Rika from making romantic advances at him. Rika is determined to make Ryokoma the greatest restaurant ever and win Masaru's heart. However, Rika harbors a dark secret, a bloody past as an infamous assassin. Desperate to wash herself of that life, Rika now devotes herself primarily to cooking, however, just because she wishes to leave her past behind, doesn't mean her past will leave her.

To celebrate Rika and Masaru's birthday, as well as Ryokoma's 8th anniversary, I've decided to remake the entire series, or rather upload the version I submitted to a contest since it didn't advance. The story flows much better in the remake, though some of the filler chapters have been cut. As for the original, it will stay up with this serving as it's own series. Uploads will be daily.

To celebrate Rika and Masaru's birthday, as well as Ryokoma's 8th anniversary, I've decided to remake the entire series, or rather upload the version I submitted to a contest since it didn't advance. The story flows much better in the remake, though some of the fille...

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Chapter 1: Rika and Masaru
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Chapter 2: The dastardly catering gig
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Chapter 3: Dinner for Makihara
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Chapter 4: Time for dessert
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Chapter 5: Blackmail
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Chapter 6: The first heist
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Chapter 7: Rika and Mimi
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Chapter 8: The spies from Danablu
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Chapter 9: A fateful day
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Chapter 10: The girl who was frozen
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Chapter 11: On the fly cook-off
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Chapter 12: The remedial course
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Chapter 13: Waki's teachings
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Chapter 14: Karaoke night
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Chapter 15: Taste test
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Chapter 16: Nero the chūnibyō
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Chapter 17: Mimi's first cook-off
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Chapter 18: Rematch
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Chapter 19: Interrogation
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Chapter 20: World's worst negotiator
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Chapter 21: Biting off more than you can chew
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Chapter 22: The underworld banquet
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Chapter 23: A conspiracy in the shadows
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Chapter 24: Rika's biggest fear
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Chapter 25: Benihime's motivation
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Chapter 26: Talking things out with Matcha
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Chapter 27: Rika's older sisters
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Chapter 28: A devilish pair
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Chapter 29: A close shave
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Chapter 30: Matcha's mother
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Chapter 31: Matcha's family problems
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Chapter 32: A late night snack for Mocha, Hina, and Mochi
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Chapter 33: The prisoner
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Chapter 34: Pool party
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Chapter 35: Zuina's older sister
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Chapter 36: A clash of ideals
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Chapter 37: The Madagascar incident
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Chapter 38: Waki and Zuina
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Chapter 39: Delivery for the cult
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GenreActionRomanceSeinenSlice of LifeCulinary
UpdatedMay 20, 2024
Chapters39
Writing StatusOngoing
Word Count70,330
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Spice of life main female cast