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Hit Novel I Want to Eat Your Pancreas Gets Theatrical Anime Adaptation

Hungry for some new theatrical anime?

Hit Japanese novel Kimi no Suizo wo Tabetai (literally, I Want to Eat Your Pancreas) was just adapted into a live-action film starring Shun Oguri (Museum). But the pancreas eating doesn’t stop there: it was announced today the book will also be adapted into a theatrical anime film.

Along with announcement came a 30-second teaser for the film, which will be released in Japan in 2018.

The novel is about a high school student who discovers his classmate Sakura is dying from a pancreatic disease. 12 years later, that student has become a teacher at the same school, and thinks back on his time spent with Sakura.

The anime is produced by Aniplex. The cast and staff have not yet been announced.

Source: Animate Times

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.