Gin no Saji
Silver Spoon
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Gin no Saji

Alternative Titles

English: Silver Spoon
Japanese: 銀の匙 Silver Spoon


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


Score: 8.331 (scored by 1227212,272 users)
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Ranked: #2362
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Popularity: #382
Members: 32,996
Favorites: 1,317

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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 has been published in English as Silver Spoon by Yen Press since February 27, 2018. It has also been published in English by Shogakukan Asia since December 5, 2014 and in Polish by Waneko since December 2013.

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Jun 24, 2020
animejas (All reviews)
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 read more
Oct 24, 2020
Ermhs_Parasoidis (All reviews)
It was a very good manga , as it said about agriculture and Coming of age story .
First time saw the anime 3 years ago and now finally read all the manga with the ending !
Yes somewhere half way get a bit boring but then take off again.
The ending was a bit hurried but at least gave as a closure , and of coure hope some day(like in 2021 or 2022) for a new manga chapters even a few.
*Hope some day like in 1,5 year to read it again in japanese (if have time) ....

Gin no Saji or Silver Spoon is a manga by Hiromu read more
Dec 30, 2020
animeth1ngz (All reviews)
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 read more
Dec 3, 2020
takato-sama54 (All reviews)
Gin no Saji created by Hiromu Arakawa is a very good manga that hasn't reach its full potential or more like not given a chance.

It is more like the pace at the late part that feels like some things got change along the way. it makes me feels sad to think that it is probably not popular enough because of having 131 chapters only. Although I am only speculating here, there is a chance that it might have get discontinued because it got an end immediately making feel empty inside like there are still things that need to be explored. Like for example that read more

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