Published comics about a Deaf girl bullied attracts number of readers

The cover of a comics titled "The Sound of Voice"

February 21, 2013

A 61-page comics titled "The Sound of Voice" was published on February 20 in the weekly boy magazine No. 12.

Although it includes the shocking contents that the Deaf girl is bullied by her classmates, it has called for great attention, such as "the uncanny work."

The author of "The Form of Voice" is Ohima Yoshitoki. With this work, she won the highest prize for the magazine newcomer comics writer at the age of 19.

Ohima interviewed and discussed with the lawyers and the Japanese Federation of the Deaf and worked on the comics. It was published in the separate volume boy magazine and ranked the first place of popularity with the complete work.


Japanese source:
http://www.excite.co.jp/News/it_g/20130221/Itmedia_nl_20130221055.html

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