From director Naoko Yamada (K-ON!), Kyoto Animation’s emotional anime drama A Silent Voice will be heard in UK cinemas this March and we’re happy to report that distributor Anime Limited has just unveiled the first official English trailer! Additionally, cinema listings are now live – visit the official website to find your nearest showing!
The official English trailer for Kyoto Animation’s latest movie can be viewed below:
The official synopsis for the movie, is as follows:
“SHOYA ISHIDA STARTS BULLYING THE NEW GIRL IN CLASS, SHOKO NISHIMIYA, BECAUSE SHE IS DEAF. BUT AS THE TEASING CONTINUES, THE REST OF THE CLASS STARTS TO TURN ON SHOYA FOR HIS LACK OF COMPASSION. WHEN THEY LEAVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, SHOKO AND SHOYA DO NOT SPEAK TO EACH OTHER AGAIN… UNTIL AN OLDER, WISER SHOYA, TORMENTED BY HIS PAST BEHAVIOUR, DECIDES HE MUST SEE SHOKO ONCE MORE. HE WANTS TO ATONE FOR HIS SINS, BUT IS IT ALREADY TOO LATE…?”
Since its release in Japan, A Silent Voice has earned a number of prestigious accolades – including the “Best Storytelling” category of our 2016 Anime Awards and the 40th Japan Academy Prize for Excellent Animation of the Year.