Ganbatte Ikimasshoi (がんばっていきまっしょい, lit. "Give It All") is a Japanese novel written by Yoshiko Shikimura. It was initially published by Magazine House in July 1996. Gentosha later republished the novel in paperback edition under their Gentosha Bunko imprint in June 2005. It was also adapted into a live-action film in 1998 and a television drama in 2005. An anime film adaptation produced by Studio Moe and Reirs is scheduled to premiere in Japan in October 2024.

Ganbatte Ikimasshoi
Novel volume cover (paperback edition)
GenreSports (rowing)
Written byYoshiko Shikimura
Published byMagazine House (first edition)
Gentosha (paperback edition)
ImprintGentosha Bunko (paperback edition)
PublishedJuly 1996 (first edition)
June 10, 2005 (paperback edition)
Live-action film
Television drama
Anime film
Directed byYūhei Sakuragi
Written byYūhei Sakuragi
Keiichirō Ōchi
StudioStudio Moe
ReleasedOctober 25, 2024

Characters edit

Eiko Murakami (村上悦子, Murakami Eiko)
Voiced by: Sora Amamiya[1]
Hime Saeki (佐伯姫, Saeki Hime)
Voiced by: Miku Itō[1]
Riina Takahashi (高橋梨衣奈, Takahashi Riina)
Voiced by: Rie Takahashi[1]
Miyoko Hyōdō (兵頭妙子, Hyōdō Miyoko)
Voiced by: Akari Kitō[1]
Mayumi Inomoto (井本真優美, Inomoto Mayumi)
Voiced by: Ikumi Hasegawa[1]

Media edit

Novel edit

Live-action film edit

TV drama edit

Anime film edit

An anime film adaptation was announced on March 21, 2024. The film is produced by Studio Moe and Reirs and directed by Yūhei Sakuragi, with scripts written by Sakuragi and Keiichirō Ōchi and character designs by Asako Nishida. It is set to be released in Japan on October 25, 2024.[1]

Reception edit

The novel won the first prize at the "Bocchan Literary Prize" award in 1995.[1]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Ganbatte Ikimasshoi Novel Gets Theatrical Anime in October". Anime News Network. March 21, 2024. Retrieved March 21, 2024.

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