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Gin no Saji

Gin no Saji

Alternative Titles

English: Silver Spoon
Japanese: 銀の匙

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 11
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 12, 2013 to Sep 20, 2013
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.231 (scored by 28221 users)
Ranked: #2722
Popularity: #491
Members: 53,145
Favorites: 464
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Synopsis

Yugo Hachiken dreams of life separated from his family, so he takes the initiative by enrolling in an agriculture school. He thinks, with his talent in studying, no problems will arise no matter what kind of school he attends. He is proven wrong very quickly. Raised as a city boy, he is forced to uncover the inconvenient truth about agricultural life. Enjoy the story of Hachiken, as he tries to keep up with his new friends, farmers' heirs, who are already accustomed to the harsh world of farming. With no clear goals or understanding of farming life, how will Hachiken survive this new, cruel reality? The story of a sweat, tear, and mud-stained youth begins!

(Source: MAL)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Gin no Saji
Sequel: Gin no Saji 2nd Season

Characters & Voice Actors

Hachiken, Yugo
Hachiken, Yugo
Main
Kimura, Ryouhei
Japanese
Kimura, Ryouhei
Mikage, Aki
Mikage, Aki
Main
Miyake, Marie
Japanese
Miyake, Marie
Niwatori
Niwatori
Supporting
Nishimura, Tomohiro
Japanese
Nishimura, Tomohiro
Principal
Principal
Supporting
Mitsuya, Yuji
Japanese
Mitsuya, Yuji

Staff

Itou, Tomohiko
Director, Sound Director
Deai, Kotomi
Episode Director, Storyboard, Assistant Director
Kishimoto, Taku
Script, Series Composition
miwa
Theme Song Performance



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Oct 30, 2013
Darkluigi
At the start of watching Gin no Saji, I was unsure of what to think about it. I thought it would be just a fun little slice of life anime, but what I got far exceeded my expectations.

Gin no Saji is the perfect example that we each have the ability to set our own path and believe what we want to believe. And even if we face adversity we still stand by our beliefs.

Personally I have never seen an anime in which a city boy was placed in a farming school, so kudos to the maker of the manga for doing it well. The anime read more
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Feb 4, 2014
Examine
"Tokiwa, how can something so tasty come out of an anus? Chickens are amazing"

As an anime I picked up out of a whim I did not expect much, but nonetheless Gin no Saji delivered tenfold. Not only was it a light hearted watch with tasteful comedy given the context, but Gin no Saji really isn't afraid to explore complex issues which inevitably challenge our perspectives on our morality and allow us to really see what we take for granted. Let's go into specifics.

Story (9)
Hiromu Arakawa has created the plot through envisioning the life of the protagonist Hachiken, who takes the initiative to enrol in an read more
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Recommendations

Agriculture, mood, feeling. The slice of life element with some occasional comedy.
Similarities:

Both have the same setting in an agricultural high school.

Both have the same main characters who came from the city to study in the said school.

Both also involves the same main character's who are running away from something.

Both main character's wear glasses.

Dissimilarities:

One anime is focus on one main character, while in the other anime it is evenly distributed among the group of characters.

the glasses wearing main character has that "from the frying pan to the fire" kind of predicament, while the other glasses wearing character is more of a "from the fire to the frying pan" thingy.




Opening Theme

"kiss you" by miwa

Ending Theme

"Hello Especially" by Sukima Switch

Recent News

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