Title that ramen maniacs compete for on a quiz type TV program to show their in-depth knowledge of Japanese ramen and the most famous ramenya in and around Tokyo. These maniacs are typically ugly middle-aged salaryman, but boy do they know their ramen!

Examples of a ramen kings’ abilities include differentiate ramenya based on ingredients such as chaashuu, soup taste, bamboo shoots(menma), noodles. They can also walk into a famous ramenya blindfolded and guess which one it is by sound, feel, and smell.