Defying the expectations of family and teachers, Yuugo Hachiken chooses to leave the city and enroll at Ooezo Agricultural High School. Having always been at the top of his class, Yuugo assumes a rural school will be a breeze, but mucking out stables, gathering eggs, and chasing errant calves takes a lot out of him-and fills him with something he's never experienced before. Surrounded by endless fields and fresh air, Yuugo discovers a new connection to the land and to life...Springtime begins at Ezo AG!!
Acclaimed author and artist Hiromu Arakawa won acclaim for the hit manga sensation Fullmetal Alchemist which was honored with the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award 2011 for her innovation. The series went on to spawn two anime adaptations and a blockbuster live action film. Her lastest work, Silver Spoon, is equally beloved, the first volume earning a starred review in Publisher's Weekly in the U.S.