As beautifully crafted as it is powerfully written, A Silent Voice takes a deeply introspective and emotional look into teen bullying that’s uncommon for the animated medium. Certain to illicit a genuinely heartfelt response, Iconic Events and Eleven Arts are proud to present the encore release of this impactful anime.
After transferring into a new school, a deaf girl, Shoko Nishimiya, is bullied by the popular Shoya Ishida. As Shoya continues to bully Shoko, the class turns its back on him. Shoko transfers and Shoya grows up as an outcast. Alone and depressed, the regretful Shoya finds Shoko to make amends. “A Silent Voice” is a moving coming-of-age drama that depicts the struggles of adolescence through its memorable characters and beautiful animation.
Genre: Romance, Drama, Coming-of-Age
Director: Naoko Yamada
Writers: Yoshitoki Oima (manga: “Koe no katachi”), Reiko Yoshida (screenplay)
Stars: Miyu Irino, Saori Hayami, Aoi Yûki