I Want to Eat Your Pancreas

Animated adaptation from Studio VOLN of Yoru Sumino's novel - not to be confused with the similarly titled 2017 live action adaptation.

When a high school boy stumbles across a secret journal belonging to his classmate, a girl named Sakura Yamauchi, he learns that she's suffering from a terminal illness and only has a few months left. But a secret they share brings them closer together...


Directed by


Studio VOLN

Animated, Drama, Romance, World Cinema


Rating: PG Mild themes and animated violence

Japanese with English subtitles


Japan Times


A high school quasi-romance that, depending on your tolerance for melodrama, will either leave you sniffling or wishing some zombies had shown up after all.