About

Shouya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shouko Nishimiya, because she is deaf. But as the teasing continues, the rest of the class starts to turn on Shouya for his lack of compassion. When they leave elementary school, Shouko and Shouya do not speak to each other again... until an older, wiser Shouya, tormented by his past behaviour, decides he must see Shouko once more. He wants to a...

8.2
34
Directed by

Naoko Yamada

Written by

Reiko Yoshida (Screenplay)
Naoko Yamada (Storyboard)
Takuya Yamamura (Storyboard)
Yoshiji Kigami (Storyboard)
Yoshitoki Oima (Comic Book)

Runtime

130 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Tagline

Sometimes the answer is as simple as learning to listen.

Cast

Keywords

woman director anime friendship coming of age based on manga high school bullying sign languages deaf japanese school

Lists

#245 on IMDb top 250 IMDb