According to 2013’s seventh issue of Weekly Shounen Sunday magazine, a TV anime adaptation of Arakawa Hiromu’s slice-of-life comedy manga series, 「Gin no Saji ~Silver Spoon~」 (銀の匙), has been green-lit for production. The same author has also worked on Fullmetal Alchemist.
The young boy named Yugo Hachiken apparently aspires to live separated from his family. So he takes his chances by enrolling to an agriculture school, one which requires its students to live at a dormitory. He thinks, with his talent in studying, no problem will arise no matter what kind of school he goes to. But he is proven wrong. Grown up as all-easy-to-get city boy, he is forced to uncover not-too-convenient truths about agricultural life. Enjoy the story of Hachiken, as he is trying to keep up with his friends, farmers’ heirs who are already accustomed to hardworking farm life.
Winner of the 5th Manga Taisho Award (2012).
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