Gin no Saji


Silver Spoon

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 銀の匙
English: Silver Spoon
German: Silver Spoon
Spanish: Silver Spoon
French: Silver Spoon
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Type: TV
Episodes: 11
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 12, 2013 to Sep 20, 2013
Premiered: Summer 2013
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:45 (JST)
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Manga
Genre: ComedyComedy
Theme: SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.091 (scored by 130948130,948 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #4932
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #821
Members: 291,918
Favorites: 2,879

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Synopsis

Yuugo Hachiken is studious, hard-working, and tired of trying to live up to expectations he just cannot meet. With the ushering in of a brand new school year, he decides to enroll in Ooezo Agricultural High School, a boarding school located in the Hokkaido countryside, as a means to escape from the stress brought upon by his parents.

Initially convinced that he would do well at this institution, Hachiken is quickly proven wrong by his talented classmates, individuals who have been living on farms their entire lives and know just about everything when it comes to food, vegetables, and even the physiology of livestock! Whether it be waking up at five in the morning for strenuous labor or to take care of farm animals, Hachiken is a complete amateur when it comes to the harsh agricultural life.

Gin no Saji follows the comedic story of a young student as he tries to fit into a completely new environment, meeting many unique people along the way. As he struggles to appreciate his surroundings, Hachiken hopes to discover his dreams, so that he may lead a fulfilling life on his own terms.

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Background

Gin no Saji is an anime adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa's manga of the same name that has sold over 12 million copies in Japan alone and was honored with a nomination for the 19th annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize. The series aired in 2013 on the famous Fuji Television noitaminA block, which has aired several prominent anime including Anohana, Nodame Cantabile and Psycho-Pass. Gin no Saji has been licensed by Aniplex of America for streaming and home video distribution in North America. The anime adaptation was followed by a live-action film adaptation, of the same source material, that premiered in 2014.

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Staff

Odagiri, Narumi
Assistant Producer
Itou, Tomohiko
Director, Sound Director


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"Hello Especially" by Sukima Switch




Reviews

Dec 30, 2023
At the end of each episode there's a smile on my face. Combined with the music outro, it gives me a warm feeling inside. It is very easy to get into the MC's shoes and understand his straggles. He is very relatable but also a very fun character. You can't hate him. I recommend this one to everyone (except vegans). It is a nice change of pace and it will not fail you.
ps i'm amazed every time that diamonds like this one find their way to me out of nowhere. i wouldn't had pick this one out of a bunch. i guess going back to ...
Apr 8, 2023
So, you want to know about Gin No Saji? Well, it's an anime about a high school boy named Yugo Hachiken who enrolls in an agricultural school to escape the pressures of academic success. Riveting stuff, I know.

But don't let the mundane premise fool you, because Gin No Saji is actually quite an enjoyable and heartwarming anime. The story may not be groundbreaking, but it's executed well and offers a unique glimpse into the world of farming and agriculture.

The style of the anime is simple and understated, but it works perfectly for the laid-back atmosphere of the story. The animation is clean and consistent, and ...
Nov 22, 2017
Mixed Feelings
As a vegan, this anime was a difficult watch, but I decided to put my personal beliefs aside and try and give it a shot.

The story as stated, is about a city boy who enters an agricultural school and develops culture shock as he discovers a totally different view of life. Everyone is connected to their buisness, their families, and their farms. Over time, Hachiken develops bonds with the other students and learns new skills, often struggling and complaining about the chores and work load in a comedic fashion. Hachiken also struggles with his own morality as he is faced with the cruel reality of ...

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