Cast and Crew of Whisper of the Heart

Cast of
Whisper of the Heart

About Whisper of the Heart

Whisper of the Heart is a beautiful and heartwarming animated film that tells the story of a young girl named Shizuku Tsukishima, voiced by Yoko Honna. Shizuku is a quiet and introspective teenager who has a deep love for stories and writing. She spends most of her free time reading, and can often be found at the local library, pouring over her favorite books. One day, as she is looking through the library's records, she notices something strange - every book she has checked out recently has also been previously checked out by the same person: Seiji Amasawa.

This discovery sets Shizuku on a quest to find out more about this mysterious person, and she soon becomes consumed by the idea of him. She imagines Seiji to be a kindred spirit, someone who shares her love of stories and writing. As she sets out to track him down, Shizuku finds herself growing and changing, learning new things about herself and the world around her. Along the way, she meets a cast of colorful characters, each of whom helps her to see things in a new light.

The film is brought to life by a talented voice cast, including Yoko Honna as Shizuku and Issey Takahashi as Seiji. Honna does an excellent job of capturing the quiet determination and vulnerability of Shizuku, while Takahashi brings a sense of warmth and charm to the role of Seiji. Together, they help to create a world that is both magical and believable, one that will capture the hearts of viewers of all ages. With its beautiful animation, engaging story, and memorable characters, Whisper of the Heart is a true classic of anime cinema, and a must-watch for anyone who loves a good coming-of-age story.

Full Cast of Whisper of the Heart

Yoko Honna
plays Shizuku Tsukishima (voice)

Yoko Honna as Shizuku Tsukishima (voice)
Yoko Honna delivers a captivating performance as Shizuku Tsukishima in the heartwarming anime film 'Whisper of the Heart'. Her voice acting brings the character to life, expertly conveying Shizuku's passion for books, her love for writing, and her growth as she navigates her adolescent years. Honna's portrayal of Shizuku's determination and curiosity is both endearing and inspiring, making her a relatable and beloved character in the world of Studio Ghibli. See Yoko Honna's other roles

Issey Takahashi
plays Seiji Amasawa (voice)

Issey Takahashi as Seiji Amasawa (voice)
Issey Takahashi delivers a captivating performance as Seiji Amasawa in 'Whisper of the Heart'. His voice brings the character to life with a perfect blend of determination, passion, and charm. Takahashi's portrayal of Seiji's journey towards becoming a master violin maker is both inspiring and heartwarming. The chemistry between his character and Shizuku Tsukishima, voiced by Yoko Honna, is palpable, making their budding romance an endearing aspect of the film. Overall, Takahashi's performance adds depth and emotion to this Studio Ghibli classic. See Issey Takahashi's other roles

Takashi Tachibana
plays Seiya Tsukishima (voice)

Shigeru Muroi
plays Asako Tsukishima (voice)

Shigeru Muroi as Asako Tsukishima (voice)
Shigeru Muroi delivers a standout performance as Asako Tsukishima in the beloved animated film 'Whisper of the Heart'. Her voice work is both nuanced and powerful, perfectly capturing the character's warmth, wisdom, and subtle humor. Muroi's Asako is a nurturing and supportive mother, providing guidance to her daughter Shizuku as she navigates the complexities of adolescence and self-discovery. The chemistry between Muroi and her co-star, Yoko Honna (Shizuku), is palpable, making their mother-daughter relationship feel genuine and heartfelt. Overall, Muroi's performance is a testament to her talent as a voice actress and a key element in making 'Whisper of the Heart' an unforgettable cinematic experience. See Shigeru Muroi's other roles

Minami Takayama
plays Teacher Kosaka (voice)

Minami Takayama as Teacher Kosaka (voice)
Minami Takayama delivers a memorable performance as Teacher Kosaka in the movie 'Whisper of the Heart'. Her voice exudes warmth and wisdom, perfectly capturing the character's role as a mentor to the young protagonist. Takayama's performance is nuanced, conveying both the teacher's passion for music and her empathy towards her students. Her voice adds depth to the character, making Teacher Kosaka a compelling and inspiring figure in the film. See Minami Takayama's other roles

Mayumi Izuka
plays Kinuyo (voice)

Mayumi Izuka as Kinuyo (voice)
Mayumi Izuka delivers a heartfelt performance as Kinuyo in the animated film 'Whisper of the Heart'. Her voice acting brings warmth and authenticity to the character, making Kinuyo a relatable and endearing figure. Izuka's portrayal of Kinuyo's gentle nature and unwavering support for the protagonist, Shizuku, adds depth to their friendship and contributes to the overall emotional impact of the film. See Mayumi Izuka's other roles

Yorie Yamashita
plays Shiho Tsukishima (voice)

Keiju Kobayashi
plays Shiro Nishi (voice)

Naohisa Inoue
plays Tall Friend of Mr. Nishi (voice)

Shigeru Tsuyuguchi
plays The Baron (voice)

Toshio Suzuki
plays (voice)

Maiko Kayama
plays Yuko Harada (voice)

Yoshimi Nakajima
plays Sugimura (voice)

Mai Chiba
plays Nao (voice)

Satoru Takahashi
plays (voice)

Akiko Sakaguchi
plays (voice)

Hiromi Yasuda
plays (voice)

Tatsuya Okada
plays (voice)

Yoshihiro Imai
plays (voice)

Suguru Egawa
plays Baseball Analyst (voice)

Shiro Kishibe
plays (voice)

Mitsuaki Ogawa
plays Baseball Announcer (voice)

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