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A Silent Voice (聲の形, Koe no Katachi; lit. "The Shape of Voice") is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshitoki Ōima. A Silent Voice was originally published as a one-shot in the February 2011 issue of Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine. A remake of the story began serialization in August 2013 in Weekly Shōnen Magazine. The series has been licensed by Crunchyroll, who began releasing it online in English on March 15, 2014 and will release the newest chapters as they are published in Japan beginning April 8, 2014.
The story revolves around Shōko Nishimiya, a middle school student who has impaired hearing. She transfers into a new school, where she is bullied by her classmates. Shouya Ishida, one of the bullies, goes to the point that she transfers to another school. As a result, he is ostracized and bullied himself, with no friends to speak of and no plans for the future. Years later, he sets himself on a path to redemption.
- ↑ "Crunchyroll Releases Ajin, Koe no Katachi, Arslan Manga". Anime News Network. 14 March 2014. http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2014-03-14/crunchyroll-releases-ajin-koe-no-katachi-arslan-manga. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
- ↑ "聲の形(1) (少年マガジンコミックス)" (in Japanese). Amazon.co.jp. http://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/4063949737. Retrieved March 16, 2014.
- ↑ "聲の形(4) (少年マガジンコミックス)" (in Japanese). Amazon.co.jp. http://www.amazon.co.jp/gp/product/4063951111. Retrieved June 18, 2014.
- ↑ Matsūra, Tatsuya (10 August 2013). "話題騒然、8月7日「週刊少年マガジン」で新連載開始『聲の形』大今良時に聞く１(エキサイトレビュー) - エキサイトニュース(1/3)" (in Japanese). Excite News. http://www.excite.co.jp/News/reviewbook/20130806/E1375724255410.html. Retrieved 25 November 2013.
- Official Website (Japanese)