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  • Published: 15 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9781632360564
  • Imprint: Kodansha
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $18.99

A Silent Voice 1



LEARNING TO LISTENShoya is a bully. When Shoko, a girl who can’t hear, enters his elementary school class, she becomes their favorite target, and Shoya and his friends goad each other into devising new tortures for her. But the children’s cruelty goes too far. Shoko is forced to leave the school, and Shoya ends up shouldering all the blame. Six years later, the two meet again. Can Shoya make up for his past mistakes, or is it too late?

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Series Overview: “I wish we had never met. I wish we could meet once more.” Years ago, Shoya Ishida led his peers in tormenting a hearing-impaired classmate, Shoko Nishimiya. When she transfers schools, Shoya finds he has gone from bully to bullied, and is left completely alone. Now Shoya struggles to redeem himself in Shoko’s eyes and to face the classmates who turned on him.

  • Published: 15 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9781632360564
  • Imprint: Kodansha
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $18.99

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