Following the success of Liz and the Blue Bird, ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio is preparing to return to director Naoko Yamada's previous Kyoto Animation feature. If you missed your chance to see A Silent Voice on the big screen the first time around, it was recently revealed that the anime film will come back to U.S. theaters in January.
According to the Fathom Events page, subtitled and dubbed screenings are set for January 28 and January 31, respectively. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on December 14.
After transferring into a new school, a deaf girl, Shoko Nishimiya, is bullied by the popular Shoya Ishida. As Shoya continues to bully Shoko, the class turns its back on him. Shoko transfers and Shoya grows up as an outcast. Alone and depressed, the regretful Shoya finds Shoko to make amends. “A Silent Voice” is a moving coming-of-age drama that depicts the struggles of adolescence through its memorable characters and beautiful animation.