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Silver Spoon is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa. Influenced by Arakawa's own life experience as she was raised in a dairy farm in Hokkaido, the manga was launched on the 19th issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine on April 6, featured on the cover. It became one of the magazine's main features not long after.
A split-cour anime adaptation by A-1 Pictures is currently in production and scheduled to start the first split-cour airing on July 11, 2013 on Fuji TV's noitaminA block while the second split-cour will air on January 2014 also on Fuji TV's noitaminA block. Following the anime series' debut, evidence regarding a Live Action film based on the manga under production by TOHO started appearing.
Set in the fictional Oezo Agricultural High School in Hokkaido, Silver Spoon depicts the daily life of Yugo Hachiken, a student from Sapporo who enrolled into Yezo fleeing from the high demands of his strict father. However, he soon learns that life on an agricultural school will be not as easy as he believed. Unlike his new classmates, he has no intention of following an agricultural career after graduating, although he envies them for already having set goals for their lives and the pursue of their dreams, unlike him.
- Yugo Hachiken - Voiced by: Ryohei Kimura
- Aki Mikage - Voiced by: Marie Miyake
- Ichirō Komaba - Voiced by: Tooru Sakurai
- Shinnosuke Aikawa - Voiced by: Nobunaga Shimazaki
- Tamako Inada - Voiced by: Ayahi Takagaki
- Keiji Tokiwa - Voiced by: Masayuki Shoji
- Shingo Hachiken - Voiced by: Katsuyuki Konishi