I Want to Eat Your Pancreas

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  • TV-14
She said, “I want to eat your pancreas.” Based on the award-winning novel by Yoru Sumino, “I want to eat your pancreas” is an uplifting, coming-of-age tale that has captivated the hearts of millions. The film captures an emotional journey between two... read more

She said, “I want to eat your pancreas.” Based on the award-winning novel by Yoru Sumino, “I want to eat your pancreas” is an uplifting, coming-of-age tale that has captivated the hearts of millions. The film captures an emotional journey between two polar opposites who discover the true meaning of compassion while trying to find happiness. Spring, 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 first page 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 her last day. As her free spirit and unpredictable actions throw him for a loop, his heart begins to change.

Original Release

09/01/2018

US Release

02/07/2019

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Cast

Yukiyo Fujii Kyôko / Kyōko Takimoto (voice)
Jun Fukushima Gamu-kun / Issei Miyata (voice)
Lynn Yamauchi Sakura / Sakura Yamauchi (voice)
Shin'ichirô Miki 'Boku' no chichi / Haruki's Father (voice)
Mahiro Takasugi 'Boku' / Haruki Shiga (voice)
Atsuko Tanaka 'Boku' no haha / Haruki's Mother (voice)
Yuma Uchida Takahiro / Takahiro (voice)
Kira Buckland Kyoko
Robbie Daymond 'Me'
Dorah Fine Sakura's Mother
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Shin'ichirô Ushijima

Writers

Shin'ichirô Ushijima, Yoru Sumino, Erica Mendez

Cast

Yukiyo Fujii Kyôko / Kyōko Takimoto (voice)
Jun Fukushima Gamu-kun / Issei Miyata (voice)
Lynn Yamauchi Sakura / Sakura Yamauchi (voice)
Shin'ichirô Miki 'Boku' no chichi / Haruki's Father (voice)
Mahiro Takasugi 'Boku' / Haruki Shiga (voice)
Atsuko Tanaka 'Boku' no haha / Haruki's Mother (voice)
Yuma Uchida Takahiro / Takahiro (voice)
Kira Buckland Kyoko
Robbie Daymond 'Me'
Dorah Fine Sakura's Mother
Erika Harlacher Sakura Yamauchi
Kyle McCarley Takahiro
Emi Wakui Sakura no haha / Sakura's mother (voice)
Khoi Dao Gum Boy
Patrick Seitz Father
Ryan Bartley Additional Voices
Xanthe Huynh Additional Voices
Erica Mendez Additional Voices
Laura Megan Stahl Additional Voices
Kaiji Tang Additional Voices

Producers

Editors

Yumi Jinguji

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