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Koe no Katachi (A Silent Voice) Movie Review

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Our Protagonists.

Koe no Katachi (A Silent Voice) is a movie based off  the similarly named manga series that I discovered a month ago due to word of mouth and fell in love it. It’s a slice-of-life story, one of the few I’ve enjoyed without supernatural elements, and basically follows a small cast of characters with the central pair being a teenage boy and girl. It’s… hard to place it as a romance, despite the elements being there, but it mostly covers the themes of bullying, depression, disability, and friendship.

Fair warning, there will be spoilers from here on out, but I generally recommend it so if that’s what you’re here for now you know.

Story Premise

The premise of the story begins with our protagonist, Shoya Ishida, ripping his calendar in half before going out to quit his part-time job, sell his belongings, and withdraw all his money from the bank before…

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