08 December 2022
Seino Nana, Matsuzaka Tori
Whisper of the Heart (2022) is the live action adaptation of the manga Whisper of the Heart, which became a 1995 Studio Ghibli movie. Shizuku met Seiji in junior high school and although she had a poor first impression of him she gradually became to like him because he pursued his dream of becoming a cellist. Shizuku dreams of becoming a novelist and Seiji falls for her after learning about her passion. The two make a promise that they will work their hardest to make their dreams a reality and to meet again in the future. Ten years later Shizuku is working as an editor for children's novels at a publishing company after she gave up on her dream. Seiji lives abroad and is still pursuing his dream of becoming a cellist. As they meet Shizuku can't help but feel the distance between them and the people they have become.