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Koe no katachi


About the film:


Director: Naoko Yamada

Writers:  Yoshitoki Oima (manga: "Koe no katachi")

              Reiko Yoshida (screenplay)

              And 4 more credits

Stars:  Miyu Irino

           Saori Hayami

           Aoi Yûki

Country: Japan

Language: Japanese | Japanese Sign Language

Release Date: 8 September 2017 (China)

Runtime: 130 min | 111 min (cut)

Genres: Animation | Drama | Romance













      The story revolves around Nishimiya Shoko, a grade school student who has impaired hearing. She transfers into a new school, where she is bullied by her classmates, especially Ishida Shouya. It gets to the point where she transfers to another school and as a result, Shouya is ostracized and bullied himself, with no friends to speak to and no plans for the future. Years later, he sets himself on a path to redemption.