I wish we had never met. I wish we could meet once again. A boy who can hear, Shoya Ishida, and a transfer student who can’t, Shoko Nishimiya. One fateful day, the two meet, and Shoya leads the class in bullying Shoko. But before long, the class shifts its target from Shoko to Shoya. Years later, Shoya feels strongly that he must see Shoko once again...
I went into A Silent Voice with an attitude of equal parts interest and trepidation. Interest because of the high praise I had heard for the manga, and trepidation because the subject matter of childhood bullying seemed ripe for disaster. There are a million ways to make a story about bullying into a preachy PSA or a melodramatic angsty train wreck. What I ended up getting was a marvellously written story... read more
I've watched a lot of anime but I haven't read much manga. I think this might have been the first one I actually finished. I became interested in it because of the themes of disabilities and bullying. I really enjoyed how realistic a lot of the events, characters, and emotions were. The story follows a guy, Shoya, who bullied the deaf transfer student in sixth grade, Shoko. Due to his bullying and the bullying... read more
A Silent Voice (Pilot)
A Silent Voice
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