Anime Limited Confirms A Silent Voice English Dub Cast & Home Video Release Details

The feature-length-anime adaptation of Yoshitoki Ōima’s manga A Silent Voice will be soon be arriving onto Blu-ray and DVD later this year and distributor Anime Limited have opted to provide some additional details about the different releases being made available as well as confirmation of the full English Dub voice cast.

In short three different versions of A Silent Voice will be made available; in this case a Standard version, in both Blu-ray and DVD formats, a Deluxe Edition, containing both Blu-ray and DVD editions of the film, as well as an Anime Limited Shop Exclusive, once again containing both Blu-ray and DVD editions of the film.

  • Standard Edition:  This Standard Edition will be available on DVD and Blu-ray in a standard amaray case.
  • Collector’s Edition: As with most previous Collector’s Edition releases this Collector’s Edition release of A Silent Voice will be packaged in a chipboard artbox with a digipack sleeve that holds the Blu-ray and DVD discs. In addition to the packaging a 74-page booklet featuring artwork, storyboards and articles written by Andrew Osmond will also be included.
  • Collector’s Edition (Anime Limited Shop Exclusive): This ‘Anime Limited Shop Exclusive’ variation of A Silent Voice Collector’s Edition will feature the same content as the regular Collector’s Edition but will also come package with two A3 Posters. These posters will come packaged inside a poster tube but the artwork has yet to be confirmed.

In addition to the different variations of the film being released Anime Limited went on to explain what exactly will be included on the disc; and regardless of whichever version you opt to purchase the disc content will be the same.

  • The main feature “A Silent Voice” in both English and Japanese with English subtitles
    • Audio: English 5.1, English Stereo, Japanese 5.1, Japanese Stereo
    • Subtitles: Dialogue+Signs & Songs (this is the subtitle setting to accompany the Japanese audio), Song & Signs only, Subtitles for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • On-disc extras are as follows
    • Music Video: “Koi wo Shita no wa” by AKIO
    • Music Video: “Koe no Katachi (A Silent Voice)” by Speed of Youth
    • Trailer and TV Spots
    • UK TV Spot (NOTE: this is a shorter version of our theatrical trailer)
    • Real-Life Locations
    • Interview with Director Naoko Yamada
    • Interview with Character Designer Futoshi Nishiya
    • Interview with Art Director Mutsuo Shinohara
    • Interview with Music Composer Kensuke Ushio

Finally Anime Limited went on to confirm the English Dub voice over cast; of which you can find the full list below:

Character Actor
Shoya Ishida Robbie Daymond
Shoya Ishida (in year 6 at school) Ryan Shanahan
Shoko Nishimiya Lexi Cowden
Naoka Ueno Kira Buckland
Naoka Ueno (in year 6 at school) Gia Grace
Miki Kawai Amber Lee Connors
Miki Kawai (in year 6 at school) Annabelle Corigliano
Miyoko Sahara Melissa Hope
Mikoko Sahara (in year 6 at school) Catie Harvey
Hirose (in year 6 at school) Brian Bekerle
Kazuki Shimada Michael Sinterniklaas
Kazuki Shimada (in year 6 at school) Spencer Rosen
Yuzuru Nishimiya Kristen Sullivan
Yaeko Nishimiya Lipica Shah
Ito Nishimiya Janis Carol
Miyoko Ishida Sara Cravens
Nagatsuka Graham Halstead
Satoshi Mashiba Max Mittelman
Maria AnnaBelle Deaner
Additional Voices Christine Marie Cabanos
Marc Diraison
Amanda Winn Lee
Michael Schneider
Michael Sinterniklaas
Stephanie Sheh
Michael Sorich
In addition to the English Dub cast Anime Limited on went on to reveal that Stephanie Sheh was the ADR DIrector for this English Dub cast and has overseen the production of the dub while Amanda Winn Lee and Michael Sinterniklaas acting as additional directors for the film.
Director: Stephanie Sheh
Additional directing by: Amanda Winn Lee, Michael Sinterniklaas
Spotting: Clark Cheng
Casting director: Stephanie Sheh
Additional writing: Amanda Winn Lee, Clark Cheng
Consultant: Amanda Winn Lee
But surprisingly that is not all, as Anime Limited have also released a ‘sneek peak’ clip at the English Dub version of the film.
A Silent Voice will be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack on the 30th October 2017 with pre-orders expected to go live next week across various retailers.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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