Shino Can’t Say Her Own Name

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  • Movie: Shino Can’t Say Her Own Name (literal title)
  • Romaji: Shino-chan wa Jibun no Namae ga Ienai
  • Japanese: 志乃ちゃんは自分の名前が言えない
  • Director: Hiroaki Yuasa
  • Writer: Shuzo Oshimi (manga), Shin Adachi
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  • Release Date: July, 2018
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  • Distributor: Bitters End
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan


Shino Ooshima (Sara Minami) is a 1st grade high school student. She has difficulties pronouncing words that start with vowels in front of people. Because of her speech impediment, she does not get along with others. Shino Ooshima meets Kayo (Aju Makita) who likes music, but she is tone-deaf. They decide to start a band and Shino begins to change.


  1. Based on manga series “Shino-chan wa Jibun no Namae ga Ienai” by Shuzo Oshimi (published December, 2012 by Ohta Publishing ).


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