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I Want To Eat Your Pancreas
I Want To Eat Your Pancreas

I Want To Eat Your Pancreas

I Want To Eat Your Pancreas is a poignant anime film about an introverted boy who discovers a classmate’s secret: she’s dying from pancreatic disease. Their unlikely friendship teaches him to cherish life.

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I Want To Eat Your Pancreas
Original Title君の膵臓をたべたい
Formats Streaming
Opening theme"Fanfare (ファンファーレ)" by sumika
Ending theme"Shunkashuutou (春夏秋冬)" by sumika
Duration108 mins
Release DateSeptember 1, 2018
End DateSeptember 1, 2018

Spring time in April and the last of the cherry blossoms are still in bloom. The usually aloof bookworm with no interest in others comes across a book in a hospital waiting room. Handwritten on the cover are the words: "Living with Dying." He soon discovers that it is a diary kept by his very popular and genuinely cheerful classmate, Sakura Yamauchi, who reveals to him that she is secretly suffering from a pancreatic illness and only has a limited time left. It is at this moment that she gains just one more person to share her secret.

Trying to maintain a normal life as much as possible, Sakura is determined to live her life to the fullest until the very last day. As her free spirit and unpredictable actions throw him for a loop, his heart begins to gradually change.

(Source: Aniplex USA)

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I Want To Eat Your Pancreas

In the poignant anime film I Want To Eat Your Pancreas, the delicate threads of life and mortality intertwine. The story revolves around an introverted high school student who stumbles upon a secret: his vivacious classmate, Sakura Yamauchi, is suffering from a terminal pancreatic disease. Their unlikely friendship becomes a transformative journey, teaching him to cherish every moment.

Plot and Themes
The film delves into themes of love, loss, and the fleeting nature of existence. As the protagonist spends time with Sakura, he discovers the beauty hidden within impermanence. The contrast between Sakura’s zest for life and his own detachment creates a powerful emotional resonance.

Character Dynamics
The characters are beautifully layered. Sakura’s vibrant personality and her determination to live fully despite her illness inspire the protagonist. Their interactions—whether sharing a meal or writing in her secret diary—reveal the fragility of human connections.

Visuals and Soundtrack
The animation captures both mundane and profound moments. The cherry blossoms, symbolic of transience, play a significant role. The haunting piano melodies evoke bittersweet emotions, enhancing the storytelling.

Emotional Impact
Prepare for tears. I Want To Eat Your Pancreas doesn’t shy away from raw emotions. It invites viewers to reflect on their own lives, urging them to appreciate the ordinary and extraordinary alike.

This anime film transcends its genre. It’s not just about illness; it’s about living authentically. I Want To Eat Your Pancreas reminds us that every heartbeat is a gift. Watch it with tissues nearby.