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- Movie: Whisper of the Heart
- Romaji: Mimi o Sumaseba
- Japanese: 耳をすませば
- Director: Yuichiro Hirakawa
- Writer: Aoi Hiiragi (manga)
- Release Date: 2020
- Distributor: Sony Pictures, Shochiku
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Shizuku Tsukishima (Nana Seino) is a 3rd grade middle school student. She likes reading books. Shizuku Tsukishima meets Seiji Amasawa (Tori Matsuzaka). He is in the same grade and school that Shizuku Tsukishima attends. At first, she does not like him, but she becomes fascinated with his pursuit of his dream. Seiji Amasawa also knows Shizuku Tsukishima's dream is to become a novelist. They vow to each other to achieve their dreams.
10 years later, Shizuku Tsukishima is 24 years old. She gave up her dream of becoming a novelist and now works as an editor for a publishing company that specializes in children's books. She struggles in her daily life at work. Meanwhile, Seiji Amasawa is abroad and still pursuing his dream.
- Based on manga series "Mimi o Sumaseba" by Aoi Hiiragi (published from August to November, 1989 in monthly Japanese manga magazine Ribon).
- Movie's release date was scheduled for September 18, 2020, but the outbreak of Covid-19 caused delays in filming. The release has now been postponed.
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