A Silent Voice

A Silent Voice (2016)

Shouya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shouko Nishimiya, because she is deaf. But as the teasing continues, the rest of the class starts to turn on Shouya for his lack of compassion. When they leave elementary school, Shouko and Shouya do not speak to each other again... until an older, wiser Shouya, tormented by his past behaviour, decides he must see Shouko once more. He wants to atone for his sins, but is it already too late...?

Plot Keywords: friendship, high school, bullying, coming of age, based on manga, deaf, woman director, sign language, anime

Original Title聲の形
DirectorNaoko Yamada
WritersReiko Yoshida, Yoshitoki Ooima
Production CompanyKyoto Animation
Production CountryJapan
Spoken Language日本語

Alternate Titles

The Shape of Voice
Koe no katachi
映画 聲の形
Eiga Koe no Katachi
Eiga Koe no Katachi
Koe no Katachi
Uma Voz Silenciosa
A Silent Voice: The Movie