An official website has opened for an anime film adaptation for Yoru Sumino's Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai (I Want to Eat Your Pancreas) novel on Monday. The film is set to premiere in 2018.
One day, I—a high schooler—found a paperback in the hospital. The "Disease Coexistence Journal" was its title. It was a diary that my classmate, Sakura Yamauchi, had written in secret. Inside, it was written that due to her pancreatic disease, her days were numbered. And thus, I coincidentally went from Just-a-Classmate to a Secret-Knowing-Classmate. It was as if I were being drawn to her, who was my polar opposite. However, the world presented the girl that was already suffering from an illness with an equally cruel reality... (Source: MU)
Sumino launched the original novel on the Shousetsuka ni Narou website and Futabasha published the series with illustrations by loundraw in a single volume in June 2015. The novel has sold over 1.2 million copies as of May 2017. A manga adaptation drawn by Idumi Kirihara was serialized in Monthly Action magazine between August 2016 and May 2017. The novel inspired a live-action film by the same title, which premiered on July 28.
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