"Years ago, Shoya met Shoko, a girl who can't hear. His youthful boredom bred cruelty, and he stole away what should have been her happy childhood years. Now, as a high schooler, his own despair has driven him to understand how wrong he was. When he meets Shoko once again, that despair turns to hope. But is it really possible to make up for the happiness he stole away?"