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Words Bubble Up Like Soda

Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop (Japanese: サイダーのように言葉が湧き上がる, Hepburn: Cider no Yō ni Kotoba ga Wakiagaru) is a Japanese animated slice-of-life romantic comedy-drama film produced by Sublimation and Signal.MD and directed by Kyōhei Ishiguro. It premiered at the 2020 Shanghai International Film Festival. It was released to Japanese theaters on July 22, 2021, and on Netflix the same day internationally. Set in a rural part of Japan with a large shopping mall, the film follows two people who have trouble communicating with others. Yui "Cherry" Sakura is a shy boy who can only speak through his writing of haikus. Yuki aka "Smile", covers her mouth with a mask to hide her braces that try to fix her buckteeth birth defect and is an online influencer. A fateful meeting at the mall starts a romance between them.