25 best new Netflix movies coming in June 2019

Peter Parker (Jake Johnson), Gwen Stacy (Hailee Steinfeld) and Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) in Sony Pictures Animation's SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE.
Peter Parker (Jake Johnson), Gwen Stacy (Hailee Steinfeld) and Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) in Sony Pictures Animation's SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE. /
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22. A Silent Voice

Release Year: 2016

Directed By: Naoko Yamada

Starring: Miyu Irino, Saori Hayami, Aoi Yūki, Kenshō Ono, Yui Ishikawa, Megumi Han, Toshiyuki Toyonaga, Mayu Matsuoka

Release Date: Wednesday, June 5

Some months, there isn’t a great genre diversity among the new release movies coming to Netflix. Usually, there are some throwback comedies and dramas, some recent hit films within the same realm, a couple of action flicks and horror movies or two for good measure. But this June, there’s truly something for every kind of moviegoer, just in the first four movies on this list. If you’re an anime fan looking for a new title to obsess over, look no further than A Silent Voice.

Based on the manga of the same name by writer and illustrator Yoshitoki Ōima, A Silent Voice centers on a hearing-impaired girl named Shōko Nishimiya (Saori Hayami), who was bullied in elementary school for being deaf and transferred schools. After transferring school again and finding peace in high school, she’s surprised to discover one of her former bullies, Shōya Ishida (Miyu Irino), resurfaces in her life. He wants to make amends for having bullied Shōko, since he’s now and outcast and understands what she went through.

A Silent Voice received critical acclaim upon release, holding a stellar 93% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The film was the 10th highest-grossing Japanese film in the country in 2016 and was also featured on the shortlist for the Best Animated Feature Academy Award. Even if you aren’t a diehard fan of the manga or an anime viewer, A Silent Voice should be a strong contender for one of the new releases you check out this month when it drops June 5.