It is a Japanese animated drama film produced by Kyoto Animation in 2016. It revolves around the lives of two former classmates, Nishimiya, a deaf girl with special needs and Ishida a rebel. After joining a new school Nishimaya is bullied by her classmates including Ishida, which leads to her switching schools. Guilt kicks in after Ishida realizes how wrong his past actions were. After confronting Nishimaya he is met with a bright smiling face, which makes him determined to change himself for the better and undo his actions.
It portrays the transition phases from childhood to maturity, how while we are growing up, sometimes the pain we cause to others during our immature years gives us sleepless nights, hurt us more than it hurts the victim. It shows the power of change and the ability to forgive others is the greatest gift humans possess
A silent voice was released in 2016 can be streamed on Netflix. It symbolizes various themes of love, guilt and forgiveness, definitely a must watch anime.
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