The feature film Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai, which is being translated as I want to eat your pancreas, had its Japanese theatrical release back on September 1st, 2018. Aniplex Japan recently scheduled the home video release side for it and with it out earlier this month the official site has finally brought out a look at the full packaging spread for it. The set arrived back on April 3rd, 2019 where it was released in regular and limited editions with separate formats. Extras for the limited edition include the staff commentary, cast commentary, and a clean opening. A second disc includes additional special features with digest videos and behind the scenes production footage. The pricing plan is set with:
- BD LE: 8,800 yen
- BD Reg: 4,800 yen
- DVD LE: 7,800 yen
- DVD Reg: 3,800 yen
Shinichiro Ushijima is directing the project and wrote the screenplay for it while Yuichi Oka is serving as the chief animation director and character designer. Studio VOLN is behind the animation.
The Japanese cast includes Mahiro Takasugi as the unnamed protagonist and Lynn as Sakura Yamauchi, Yukiyo Fujii as Kyōko, Yūma Uchida as Takahiro, Jun Fukushima as Gum-kun, Atsuko Tanaka as the protagonist’s mother, and Shinichiro Miki as the protagonist’s father.
The film is based on the novel Shousetsuka ni Narou that arrived in 2015 and has a manga adaptation that ran up to the premiere of the film.
Plot Concept: 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: Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai]