Teaser premieres on Sunday and premiere date revealed on November 11
Kodoani.com – Makoto Shinkai (Your name, Weathering With You) revealed the main character’s image, image, and November 11 opening time for Makoto’s first new anime series in three years, Suzume no Tojimari (literally, Suzume’s Door-Locking), on Saturday.
The tagline on the image reads: “I’ll see you later.”
The film still shows Suzume from behind, walking to what appears to be a small hot spring town in the past. “A ryokan-style inn lies derelict and abandoned, rooms filled with bent ivy, pitted and rusty signs…” The trailer for the film will premiere on the TOHO Movie channel on YouTube at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 10.
“We have to think about how to close many of the doors that we have left open,” said Shinkai. “I gave that responsibility to Suzume as she traveled around Japan closing various doors. I sincerely hope that this drama will leave the audience with smiles and excitement as it unfolds. they walked out of the theater.”
Shinkai describes Suzume no Tojimari as a modern adventure story, an action story that comes with the road. The story follows Suzume, a 17-year-old girl from a quiet town of Kyūshū who meets a young man looking for a door. They found a door in the mountain ruins, and Suzume opened it. Before long, more doors began to open across Japan, bringing disaster on the other side. The film depicts Suzume’s liberation and growth, as she closes the doors that are causing disaster.
In that kingdom, it seems that all time has melted together in the sky – Caught in by this mysterious door, Suzume’s journey is about to begin.
Shinkai said that the three key takeaways of the film are that it’s a road trip around Japan, a story about “doors that close” instead of opening them, and a reason to go to the cinema. He further explains that closing can refer to forcing broken links or completing something.
Shinkai is directing the film and writing the script. The author is also credited with the original story. Masayoshi Tanaka is designing the characters. Kenichi Tsuchiya is the animation director. Takumi is the art director. CoMix Wave Films and Story Inc. in charge of anime production. TOHO is distributing the film.
The staff planned the project from January to March 2020, developed the script from April to August of that year, and drafted the storyboard from September 2020 to December 2021. Actual production of the animation started in April 20221 and is continuing to this day.
Shinkai’s most recent film, Weathering With You , opened in Japan in July 2019. It became the 7th highest grossing domestic film of all time in Japan (currently 8th behind Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – Movie: Mugen Train), and was the highest-grossing film in Japan in 2019.
Shinkai’s theatrical anime Your Name premiered in Japan in August 2016, and has become the fifth highest-grossing film of all time in Japan, the third highest-grossing Japanese film, and an animated feature film. third highest revenue.
Các tác phẩm khác của Shinkai bao gồm 5 Centimeters Per Second, Voices of a Distant Star, She and Her Cat, The Place Promised in Our Early Days, The Garden of Words, và Children Who Chase Lost Voices.