Captivating anime feature A Silent Voice – The Movie was first released to North American audiences five years ago and has been beloved by pop culture and anime movie fans ever since. This winning movie received critical praises, with Polygon’s Touissant Egan calling it “one of the best Japanese animated films of the past decade and an essential watch,” while IGN Movies’ Alex Osborn praised “the film’s brilliant pacing and expertly woven narrative deliver an empowering story that will stick with you long after the credits roll.” In celebration of the film’s Fifth Anniversary release in the U.S., Eleven Arts and Shout! Factory will release A Silent Voice – The Movie in Limited Edition SteelBook™ packaging with striking new art on October 18, 2022. The highly collectible limited edition SteelBook™ contains a Blu-ray™+DVD combo, featuring an exciting movie presentation with an English dub and in Japanese with English subtitles, and insightful bonus content.
A must-own for anime enthusiasts and pop culture movie collectors, A Silent Voice – The Movie Limited Edition SteelBook™ is available for pre-order now at ShoutFactory.com. Fans who order this special SteelBook™ release from Shout! Factory will receive an exclusive poster while supplies last.
A Silent Voice – The Movie comes from the lauded director Naoko Yamada and writer Reiko Yoshida. Based on the popular manga by Yoshitoki Ōima, A Silent Voice – The Movie is a gorgeous anime film with a powerful message about bullying, depression, and forgiveness. The moving coming-of-age drama depicts the struggles of adolescence through its memorable characters and stunning animation.
When a deaf elementary school girl named Shoko is forced to transfer to a new school after a boy named Shôya constantly bullies her, Shôya suffers over the consequences of his guilt for years. Upon entering high school, Shôya finally decides he must find Shoko, make amends for what he did in elementary school, and become her friend. Along the way, he meets new and old faces and struggles with many complicated relationships and feelings in “this beautifully rendered anime” (Total Film).
An official selection of Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Sitges Film Festival, and numerous other renowned festivals, A Silent Voice – The Movie has been recognized with several honors and movie awards nominations, including winners of the Tokyo Anime Award for Best Film and Best Screenplay, winner of The Japanese Movie Critics Awards for Best Animated Feature Film, Japanese Academy Film Prize nomination for Excellent Animation of the Year, and the Mainichi Film Award nomination for Best Animation Film, and Crunchyroll Anime Awards nomination for Best Animation.
A Silent Voice – The Movie SteelBook™ Bonus Features
- Original Japanese Promotional Video & Trailers
- “Speed Of Youth” Music Video by Naoko Yamada
- Theme Song Music Video