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聲の形 [Koe no Katachi] (A Silent Voice, Oneshot)

4.38  ·  Rating details ·  1,096 ratings  ·  74 reviews
A one-shot about a girl with impaired hearing who transfers into a new middle school class. Although this one-shot won the 80th Weekly Shounen Magazine Newbie Best Mangaka Award, the vector of the content made it difficult for publication in any manga magazine, until it was picked up, after months of legal dispute, by the February edition of Bessatsu Shounen Magazine, wher ...more
Paperback, 61 pages
Published January 8th 2011 by Bessatsu Shounen Magazine
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AMEERA
May 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow guys plz read this or watch the anime it's fucking amazing and have such a beautiful message , loved it 💜💜'
Mairéad (is roaming the Undying Lands)
{March 30, 2013} UPDATE

OHMYGOD, apparently this is getting serialized! YESH. <3333

{March 29, 2013} THE REVIEW

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This......this is what should be published and serialized.

Particularly because it deals with a subject I find is swept under the rug all too often.

Yes its sad and it makes you angry that we humans are capable of such mistreatment towards others, but it DOES happen.

I know this because as a hearing impaired student like Nishimiya, I dealt with that throughout my grade school years. Sti
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Phoenix2
May 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: manga readers
Shelves: manga-manhwa
This is the review for the whole series:
Okay, this one deserves a gif

This is me reading it. This manga was really good!! The story was powerful, and the way the characters were potraited was beautiful, allowing the reader to picture their deeper feelings, motives and unique character. You can't help but like the bully in the end (when he stoped being one, of course) and feel sorry for him. Eventually he becomes a victim too and that results to him changing and understanding his victim. The other
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Glire
May 29, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: manga
Lindo pero se esfuerza demasiado en dejar un mensaje, en provocar compasión, dejando de lado las consecuencias psicológicas y emocionales producto del bullying.

Lindo, sí. Tal vez demasiado "lindo".
Rain Misoa
Mar 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone! No one should pass up reading this!
Recommended to Rain by: Anime/Manga Community
Shelves: manga
Whilst browsing through the anime/manga community like I always do, I stumbled upon this one-shot that has been causing quite a raucous recently due to it's content. It's about a hearing-impaired young girl who gets bullied at school for being just that: Hearing-impaired. When I heard the synopsis, I knew that this was something I just HAD to read. Being a victim of bullying myself, I wanted to see how something of this delicate nature was being handled in manga. After reading it, I can tell you ...more
InaOkami
Jan 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: manga
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تدور القصة حول عدة شخصيات منها إيشيدا شويا وهو طفل في الصف السادس الابتدائي صعب المراس وغير مهذب مستعد لفعل أي شيء في سبيل محاربة الملل ولديه تأثير كبير على زملائه في الصف بسبب طبيعته ولكن المشكلة أن أصدقاءه المقربين قد بدأوا ينضجون ويتركونه وحده للملل القاتل فماذا يفعل؟
يجد الفرصة الملائمة لإعادة الأمور إلى نصابها متمثلة في الطالبة المنتقلة نيشياما شوكو.. من الوهلة الأولى تبدو نيشياما فتاة خجولة وطبيعية كمعظم البنات الصغيرات في سنها ولكن ما إن يطلب المعلم منها أن تقدم نفسها إلى الطلبة في الصف حت
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Mary
I was bullied in middle school because I was the girl who didn't fit in. I have a skin condition called vidiligo and I was into Pokemon. The other girls made fun of me and the boys drew all over my textbooks, threw my notes away and yanked on my hair and I was always left out...so I can relate to poor Nishimiya. This was really hard to read because it was so vivid and heartbreaking to see a girl who cannot hear or speak for herself.

We see through the eyes of the bully, and how he comes to sorel
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Γιώτα Παπαδημακοπούλου
Δεν είναι πολύ σύνηθες φαινόμενο, manga με ένα και μοναδικό τεύχος, να γνωρίζουν μεγάλη αναγνώριση και επιτυχία. Το "Koe no Kitachi" της Ooima Yoshitoki, είναι μία από τις λίγες εξαιρέσεις του κανόνα και η επιτυχία του, που το οδήγησε στο να κερδίσει το 80ο Weekly Shounen Magazine Newbie Best Mangaka Award, ήρθε από το κοινό και την παράνομη ουσιαστικά, διακίνησή του στο διαδίκτυο, αφού δεν έβρισκε εκδότη, ούτε κάποιο περιοδικό manga που να ενδιαφέρεται να το εντάξει στο τεύχος του, μέχρι που τε ...more
Aoi
Nov 07, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
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Rahmah
Sep 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Oke, ini versi one-shotnya. Penasaran bedanya apa sama serialnya dan nggak beda jauh, cuma ada beberapa tambahan aja, seperti guru SDnya yang emang nyebelin, pas scene bukunya Nishimiya dibuang ke kolam sama Shoya, trus dia mau ambil bukunya, tapi nggak jadi. Selebihnya bisa dibaca di The Shape of Voice vol. 1 komiknya :)).
Sebastian Hobbs
Dec 13, 2016 rated it did not like it
Shelves: 2016
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Originally titled 聲の形 Koe no Katachi , English titled: A Silent Voice , is a short story manga known as a one-shot written by Yoshitoki Ooima which after success was later picked up and serialized into a series. 

A Silent Voice is about a girl named Shouko Nishimiya who has impaired hearing and transfers to a new new school but soon finds out that it's not what she hopes. When to the new middle school she is picked on an
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Vanessa Kay
Jun 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
*This review is for the series as a whole with 4.5 out of 5 stars*

It's been quite a long time since I indulge myself into reading manga even though I never stopped watching anime, haha. I guess it's time to catch up with my manga reading list eh?

Koe no Katachi or is also known as A Silent Voice wasn't really in my list, but I've been seeing a lot of post about it in my Facebook feeds and there's a movie just shown. They said it's going to be a story that we could all of relate so I realized that
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Mohammed Moussa
May 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A wonderful story about acceptance, redemption and love. Its never too late to redeem yourself of your past sins and make things right again, this story will make you sad, happy, depressed and hopeful. Koe No Katachi is really beautiful manga, worthy of your time if you were to check it out.
Yasmin
May 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
simple romance manga
but it's cute , i love it
and i watched the anime it's amazing anime
Hikaoru
This short story address two issues which are bullying and social stigma. Both of these issues go hand in hand.

It's true that children are cruel but it is not innate. They merely parrot what they're taught. What I could see from this book was how useless the adults in charge are. Teachers aren't supposed to find the instigator of the bullies and outted them to taste then own medicine. They're supposed to educate the students that their behaviour are unacceptable and end the bullying. It enrages
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Pimplop
Dec 03, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: monos-chinos
Muy, muy bueno
Ale-Hoku
May 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
Veo que dentro de la plataforma muchos puntean alto este manga y lo compre.

Pero ¿Por qué?

Uno de los grandes puntos a su favor (hablando unicamente de este tomo) es el desarrollo de la indiferencia hacia la discapacidad de la niña puesto; aunque tu jamas he tenido un compañero con capacidades diferentes, conprendo el problema que estos tienen cuando se trata de asistir a una escuela comun y corriente, todo el esfuerzo y trabas que hay de por medio para ambos lados de la moneda.
Es bastante crudo
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Loredana (Bookinista08)
It was interesting to read the backstory, where Shouya is presented as a problematic kid, with anger management and behaviour issues. However, this prequel is only meant to emphasize Shouya's behavior towards Shouko, which was especially cruel. I read this prequel first and I just couldn't see how I could come to like Shouya, but then Volume 1 came and I understood his behavior (kind of). I don't know what to say, just that this manga series is spectacular and the story is so well-built, and the ...more
Eliana Castillo
Koe no katachi es de esos mangas que tienen toques de ternura, pero que también tienen personajes crueles, sinceramente odie a cada personaje en algún momento y al final hizo que fuera mas humano, sacar lo peor de cada uno para dar un mensaje sobre la amistad, el bullyng y el amor, como nunca es tarde para corregirlos y crecer como personas y que el odiar y aislarnos de los demás no es la solución para solucionar nuestros problemas, un manga muy recomendado.
Selicia
Sep 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Koe no Katachi/A Silent Voice is a quick and important read. I picked it up after the trailers for it caught my eye, and I am so happy that I did. This is a great read for anyone, whether you were bullied or were the bully. The characters are strong, and their separate struggles really come through in the illustrations. The events are heartbreaking, and painful to read, but also completely necessary in every way.
Chandana Sudha
The kind of slice of life anime/manga I wish to watch/read always...kind of lessons on life... :)

I was bullied and kind of acted to avoid anyone in life...still now the bullied effect continued, and this book just hit on spot. I can relate myself so much to almost all the main characters. :D

I cried reading a chapter in 6th Volume... :') entire series is so fantastically written about bullying and its side effects on both victims and the bullies.

I hated 2 of the main girl characters, but changed
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Cate (The Professional Fangirl)
Ah... a prime example why high school should definitely be ABOLISHED.

People are awful.

But this manga is pretty good.
Elisabeth
May 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books-i-have
FRIGGIN BEST THING I'VE EVER READ IT'S SO MOVING AND IT SWEPT ME INTO TEARS BETWEEN THE 1ST AND 2ND CHAPTERS! This will change everyone's mind about bullying!
Sarja
Dec 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
I thoroughly enjoyed the one shot, probably more than I enjoyed the series. It's a brilliant piece of art.
Benz
Feb 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
there are things that i do not agree on in this series but it had taught me so many things. and the feelssss. i like how it ended and most of the things in the manga. the drawings are very nice too
Ayu Dewi
Sweet and sad at the same time.
Alexandria
Mar 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Non c'è molto da dire, a parte che A silent voice dovrebbe essere letto in tutte le scuole.
Γιώτα Παπαδημακοπούλου
Δεν είναι πολύ σύνηθες φαινόμενο, manga με ένα και μοναδικό τεύχος, να γνωρίζουν μεγάλη αναγνώριση και επιτυχία. Το "Koe no Kitachi" της Ooima Yoshitoki, είναι μία από τις λίγες εξαιρέσεις του κανόνα και η επιτυχία του, που το οδήγησε στο να κερδίσει το 80ο Weekly Shounen Magazine Newbie Best Mangaka Award, ήρθε από το κοινό και την παράνομη ουσιαστικά, διακίνησή του στο διαδίκτυο, αφού δεν έβρισκε εκδότη, ούτε κάποιο περιοδικό manga που να ενδιαφέρεται να το εντάξει στο τεύχος του, μέχρι που τε ...more
alytheintrovert
Mar 06, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017-reads, manga
4/5 stars

This manga will soon be available in theaters and I know that I just have to read it again. It is really good, so good. *crying in corners*
Gama Ramadhan
Dec 26, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Saya belum pernah review manga di Goodreads kan ya? Well this is the first and it's worth to have a review about it.

Pertama kali dengar judul ini dari komen teman saya di salah satu FB teman saya yang lain (hahaha) yang bilang dia gak dapat feel sedih waktu nonton Doraemon Standby Me, and this friend of mine said, "try to read Koe no Kitachi, probably you'll get some feels". So I give it a shot, read it online in manga-hosting website.

Ceritanya berfokus pada perundungan (bullying) dan bagaimana
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OOIMA Yoshitoki: 大今良時
Associated Names: Yoshitoki Ohima

Even though her one-shot Koe no Katachi won critical acclaim, it took a longsome law suit to get a magazine to publish it because of its socio-critical theme. Eventually, it was featured in the February edition of Bessatsu Shounen Magazin, where it placed first, and later in the 12th edition of the 2013 Weekly Shounen Magazine.

She has also coll
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