Japanese Acclaimed Manga A SILENT VOICE's Film Version Gets Philippine Release Starting April 15, 2017
The film version of the award-winning manga “A Silent Voice” (Koe no Katachi) gets a local release this month. The manga, where the film is based on, is written by Yoshitoki Oima and has won various awards in Japan and even the US. The series ran 7 volumes all in all and is a story about a deaf high school girl, the boy who bullies her and his attempt at reconciliation. Sounds interesting? Catch the trailer and poster of "A Silent Voice" below:
A coming-of-age story, Shoya is a bully. When Shoko, a girl who can’t hear, enters his elementary school class, she becomes his favorite target. Shoya and his friends goad each other into devising new tortures for her. But the children’s cruelty eventually goes too far. Shoko is forced to leave the school, and Shoya ends up shouldering all the blame. Six years later, the two meet again. Can Shoya make up for his past mistakes, or is it too late?
“A Silent Voice” opens April 15 in cinemas from Pioneer Films.
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