The 7th and final volume of Yoshitoki Ooima’s Koe no Katachi (A Silent Voice) manga was finally released and the jacket of the volume has revealed that the upcoming anime adaptation of the series will be a theatrical movie.
Here is the cover of the final volume of the manga:
Koe no Katachi (A Silent Voice) is a manga series written and illustrated by Yoshitoki Ooima. The series began as a one-shot in the February 2011 issue of Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shonen Magazine. A full manga series was then produced in August 2013 where it was published weekly in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine. The series itself ended on the 12th this month for a total of 61 chapters compiled into 7 volumes, with the last volume releasing on December 17th. Since its publication, the series has sold over 700,000 copies as of May this year.
Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:
Ishida Shouya bullies a deaf girl, Nishimiya Shouko, to the point that she drops out of school. As a result, he is ostracized and bullied himself with no friends to speak of and no plans for the future.
This is the story of his path to redemption.
Further information about the Koe no Katachi anime movie will be revealed in upcoming issues of Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine.
You can visit the manga’s website here: http://kc.kodansha.co.jp/title?code=1000006490
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