The 46th issue of Weekly Shounen Magazine
, which will go on sale on October 14, revealed that the previously announced Koe no Katachi
anime movie adaptation will be produced by Kyoto Animation
. It will be the studio's first production of a movie which is not already part of an existing anime franchise.
(Tamako Love Story
) will direct the movie. The award-winning manga series
, which uses themes of bullying and disability, was written and illustrated Yoshitoki Ooima
. It was originally published as a one-shot in February 2011 and was later serialized in Weekly Shounen Magazine between August 2013 and November 2014.
Kodansha Comics USA has been publishing the manga in English since May 2015, and the series is also simultaneously published online on Crunchyroll Manga.
News submitted by Hongu