The Given (ギヴン) anime adaption is based on the manga of the same name written by Natsuki Kizu. The Given anime is airing on TV - Jul 12, 2019 and is being produced by Lerche Studio.

The TV anime "Given" starts broadcasting on Fuji TV "Noitamina" and other stations from 24:55 on July 11.


"One day, Ritsuka Uenoyama meets Mafuyu Sato and his broken guitar. Seeing the guitar gives Ritsuka feelings of nostalgia, so he decides to repair it. Ritsuka feels like he has no choice but to teach him guitar, but when he hears Mafuyu’s singing, it pierces his heart. Ritsuka invites Mafuyu into his band and the distance between them changes. However, it seems as if Mafuyu, who can’t express his emotions well, is trapped in his own past."


  1. Boys in the Band
  2. Like Someone In Love
  3. Somebody Else
  4. Fluorescent Adolescent
  5. The Reason
  6. Creep
  7. Tumbling Dice


Anime Promotional Images


  • Original Creator - Natsuki Kizu
  • Director - Hikaru Yamaguchi
  • Series Composition - Yuniko Ayana
  • Character Design - Mina Oosawa
  • Animation Director - Mina Oosawa
  • Art Settings - Tsunato Eiko
  • Art Director - Honda Kohei
  • Color Design - Kaguchi Dairo
  • Director of Photography - Serizawa Naoki
  • Assistant director of photography - Nakagawa
  • Director of CG - Mizuno Tomoya
  • Edit - Ito Toshie
  • Sound Director - Kikuta Hiromi
  • Music - Michiru
  • Animation Producer - Higa Yuji & Akita Nobuto
  • Production - Given Production Committee

Animation Production

  • Lerche

Theme Songs

Opening Song

Ending Song

Of Note

  • Given will make history as the first ever BL anime to air on NoitaminA, Fuji TV's anime programming block.
  • The anime was first announced at the Fuji TV Anime Press Conference 2019 announced on March 14th.
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