Kodoani.com – Although Suzume has enjoyed a long run in theaters in Japan–starting in November 2023–the film’s path continues toward the horizon as it climbs higher and higher in the box office charts. Japan’s all-time ticket with this week’s box office release.
As of February 19, Makoto Shinkai’s Suzume has earned a total of 13.59 billion yen ($101.43 million), making it the 16th highest-grossing film of all time in Japan. It is currently behind JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 on three different records: the all-time record with JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 at 15th, the all-time anime chart in Japan where Suzume comes in at 10th and the battle for second place in the highest-grossing film position for 2022, which JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 currently holds.
Suzume is directed by Makoto Shinkai, who also wrote the screenplay for the film alongside Masayoshi Tanaka as the character designer, Kenichi Tsuchiya as the animation director, and Takumi Tanji as the director. animation production art at CoMix Wave Films.
Suzume was released in Japan on November 11, with Crunchyroll partnering with Sony Pictures and Wild Bunch International to bring the feature to global audiences outside of Asia starting April 12, 2023.
On the other side of the door, was the whole time—
“Suzume no Tojimari” is a coming-of-age story about the 17-year-old protagonist, Suzume, set in various disaster locations across Japan, where she was forced to close down causing destruction. break.
Suzume’s journey begins in a quiet town in Kyushu (located in southwestern Japan) when she meets a young man who tells her, “I’m looking for a door.” What Suzume found was a single weathered door that stood upright amid the rubble as if it were shielded from any disaster. Seemingly attracted by its power, Suzume reached for it… Doors opened up all over Japan one after another, causing destruction to anyone nearby. Suzume must close these gates to prevent further disaster.
—The stars, then the sunset, and the morning sky.
In that kingdom, as if all time had melted together in the sky…
Unseen scenes, encounters and partings… Countless challenges await her on her journey. Despite all the obstacles in her path, Suzume’s adventures light up a glimmer of hope for our own struggles against the hardest paths of anxiety and compulsion. so everyday life. The story of closing the doors connecting the past with the present and the future will leave a lasting impression on all of us.
Lured by these mysterious doors, Suzume’s journey is about to begin.