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.

Episode 10 is scheduled to air Thursday, September 12, 2019!


"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."



No. Title Air Date Image
Episode 1 Boys in the Band July 11, 2019 Story Image05
Episode 2 Like Someone In Love July 18, 2019 Mafuyu scared
Episode 3 Somebody Else July 25, 2019 Ritsuka asks if Mafuyu's crying
Episode 4 Fluorescent Adolescent August 1, 2019 Ritsuka plans on picking a more precise spot
Episode 5 The Reason August 8, 2019 Ugetsu welcoming Akihiko home
Episode 6 Creep August 15, 2019 Hiiragi saying hello to Mafuyu
Episode 7 Tumbling Dice August 22, 2019 A board game of reaching the goal
Episode 8 Time Is Running Out August 29, 2019 Story Image05Ep8
Episode 9 A Winter Story September 5, 2019 Story Image01Ep9
Episode 10 Wonderwall September 12, 2019 StoryImage02Episode9


  • 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

Anime Promotional Images


  • 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.
  • The anime broadcasting on Fuji TV would air on Thursdays at 24:55 for Episodes 1-8, but were soon changed to Wednesdays.
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