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‘A Silent Voice: The Movie’ Set for U.S. Theatrical Event Oct. 20

Tickets on sale now for acclaimed adaptation of the best-selling manga through distributor Eleven Arts.

A Silent Voice: The Movie is coming to U.S. theaters Oct. 20 thanks to Eleven Arts, with advance tickets now on sale.

An official selection of both the Tokyo Anime Award Festival and Annecy, the movie is directed by Naoko Yamada. Based on the best-selling manga series written by Yoshitoki Ōima, the movie is written by Reiko Yoshida and produced by Kyoto Animation.

Here’s how Eleven Arts describes the movie:

A deaf elementary school girl, Shoko Nishimiya, upon transferring, meets a boy named Shoya Ishida in her new class. Shoya, who is not deaf, leads the class in bullying Shoko, because she is deaf. As the bullying continues, the class starts to bully Shoya for bullying Shoko. After graduating from elementary school, Shoko and Shoya do not speak to each other … until later, when Shoya, tormented over his past, decides he must see Shoko once more. Shoya wants to make amends for what he did in elementary school and be Shoko’s friend.

Tickets are available online here.

Source: Eleven Arts

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