Gin no Saji
Silver Spoon
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Gin no Saji

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Japanese: 銀の匙 Silver Spoon
English: Silver Spoon
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 15
Chapters: 131
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 6, 2011 to Nov 27, 2019
Genres: Award Winning Award Winning, Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama
Theme: School School
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Sunday
Authors: Arakawa, Hiromu (Story & Art)


Score: 8.331 (scored by 1554115,541 users)
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Ranked: #2762
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Popularity: #405
Members: 41,863
Favorites: 1,574

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Silver Spoon
Volume 1


Yuugo Hachiken has spent every waking moment of his life studying in order to achieve the highest grades in school. Finally cracking under the pressure of his parents' expectations for success, Yuugo decides to leave his city life and enroll in the rural Ooezo Agricultural High School. However, he has absolutely no experience with farming!

Attempting to utilize the skills he has built through studying, Yuugo begins to pursue the true meaning of having a dream and perhaps discover his own along the way. But life is not as simple as it seems to be, and Yuugo must learn that hardship may appear when you least expect it.

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In 2012, Gin no Saji won the Grand Prize at the 5th Manga Taisho Award and the 58th Shogakukan Manga Award in the shounen manga category. Gin no Saji won the first Japan Food Culture Contents Award in 2013 and was nominated for the 19th annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2015.

The series was published in English as Silver Spoon by Yen Press from February 27, 2018 to September 22, 2020. It has also been published in English by Shogakukan Asia since December 5, 2014 and in Polish by Waneko since December 2013.


Nakajima, Yoshiyuki
Tokiwa, Keiji
Hachiken, Shingo
Beppu, Tarou


Jun 24, 2020
Silver Spoon was a manga written by Hiromu Arakawa (most famously known for creating the international sensation known as Fullmetal Alchemist), that surrounds itself around agriculture, farming and personal growth - which does feel already pretty personal knowing Arakawa's background, as she was born and raised around a massive farming background of her own.

Whilst I've always been a city boy, shifting country to country to live in the urban areas where take out for food is easy, and everything is convenient from internet, to meeting up to partake in various kinds of fun activities in places like malls, parks, game centers, etc, I was very ...
Dec 30, 2020
I browsed on the internet for about a whole day just looking for some feel good, slice of life manga, and I somehow got to Silver Spoon. I heard of this title earlier in my life, but I just never got to reading it, but with this.. ahem.. interesting year, I decided to finally read it. Don’t know why. Just did. I probably should say that this is my first ever review, but this manga hit me so hard, I just felt compelled to say something about Silver Spoon. Also, there will probably be some spoilers, I don’t know how to do spoiler free reviews ...
Oct 3, 2020
Mixed Feelings
Silver Spoon | Gin no Saji Manga Review. A manga made by the FMA author. Can it hold up to the fame and recognition that Full metal alchemist has made?


Note: I watched the anime both seasons before reading the manga. Though i did also concurrently read the manga while i was at it.

S1 Review:

S2 Review:

Silver Spoon starts off with the the MMC who is highly academic joining a school focuses on agriculture. He later joins the 'horse club', which i refuse to write the official name, cuz you know he's got a crush on the main heroine like all main characters do. Throw ...

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