Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that it has licensed the manga adaptation of the I Want to Eat Your Pancreas novel. The series will be available digitally and in print, and the first volume is scheduled to be released on January 22, 2019.
The 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 that 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.
Idumi Kirihara’s manga adaptation launched in Futabasha’s Monthly Action magazine in August 2016 and ended in May 2017.