To celebrate the 5th Anniversary of its’ release, Eleven Arts, in partnership with AX Cinema Nights, will be showcasing the A Silent Voice anime movie in US theaters nationwide in both dub and sub format. Eleven Arts first screened the movie in theaters in October 2017 with sub only, and then screened in theaters a dubbed version in February 2018.
See the special 5th Anniversary announcement trailer here:
Eleven Arts describes the story as this:
Based on the best-selling manga series by Yoshitoki Ōima, A Silent Voice is the poignant and moving story of Shōya Ishida, a school bully, and Shōko Nishimiya, a young girl with a hearing disability. Their story begins in sixth grade when Shōko transfers to Shōya’s elementary school and quickly finds herself bullied and isolated. Years later, the tables turn, and Shōya finds himself isolated and alone. A Silent Voice depicts the struggles and challenges of adolescence alongside coming-of-age outside the norm.
The movie was directed by Naoko Yamada (Liz and the Blue Bird and K-On!).
AX Cinema Nights is also hosting a limited-run contest where 10 fans can win a signed poster autographed by Robbie Daymond, voice of the main character of the movie, Shoya. Ten people also have a chance to win a Steelbook set of A Silent Voice if they share the contest with their friends. The contest began on October 3rd and will run until October 14th. If you are interested in entering to win an autographed poster and a Steelbook set, click here for more information.
In 2017, Kodansha Comics released a special boxed set edition of the 7 volume manga series of the A Silent Voice manga. On May 24th of this year, Kodansha Comics released the first omnibus hardcover Collector’s Edition, which contains volumes 1, 2, 3, and half of volume 4, including new material from original creator Yoshitoki Oima, not seen in the single volumed manga books. On September 13th of this year, the second omnibus Collector’s Edition was released. This hardcover manga book contains the last half of volume 4, plus volumes 5, 6,and 7, along with more new materials including the “pilot” short story, interviews with the author, and a color art gallery.
Yoshitoki Oima is currently working on the manga series To Your Eternity, which was recently announced for a season two anime simulcast premiere date on October 23rd on Crunchyroll.
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