I Want to Eat Your Pancreas Anime Film's New English Trailer Streamed
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Aniplex and Fathom Events will screen the film in the United States in February. Screenings on February 7 at 7:00 p.m. local time will be English-subtitled, while screenings on February 10 at 12:55 p.m. local time will be English-dubbed. The screenings will also feature "exclusive footage from Japan" and a behind-the-scenes look at the English dub.
- Robbie Daymond as "Me"
- Erika Harlacher as Sakura Yamauchi
- Kira Buckland as Kyoko
- Kyle McCarley as Takahiro
- Dorah Fine as Sakura's Mother
The film opened in Japan on September 1. The movie ranked at #10 at the Japanese box office in its opening weekend, selling 87,206 tickets on Saturday and Sunday to earn 106,999,080 yen (about US$960,000).
The novel's story is told from the point of view of an unnamed protagonist who happens to find a diary in a hospital one day. The diary belongs to his classmate, a girl named Sakura Yamauchi, who is revealed to be suffering from a terminal illness in her pancreas, and who only has a few months left to live. Sakura explains that the protagonist is the only person apart from her family who knows about her condition. The protagonist promises to keep Sakura's secret. Despite their completely opposite personalities, the protagonist decides to be together with Sakura during her last few months.
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