TOHO started streaming a new promotional video for Makoto Shinkai‘s Suzume (Suzume no Tojimari) film on Thursday. The trailer previews TikTok performer Toaka‘s “Suzume” and RADWIMPS‘ “KANATA HALUKA” the film’s topic songs.
The movie opens in Japan on Friday.
Crunchyroll, Sony Pics Entertainment, and Wild Bunch Global will release the movie all over the world apart from in Asia in early 2023. Crunchyroll will take care of North American distribution, whilst Crunchyroll and Sony Shots Amusement will handle distribution in Latin America, South The usa, Australia, New Zealand, the Center East, Africa, and portions of Europe. Crunchyroll, Sony Shots Enjoyment, and Wild Bunch Worldwide will launch the film in French- and German-talking Europe.
CoMix Wave Movies describes the story:
On the other side of the doorway, was time in its entirety—
17-yr-aged Suzume’s journey begins in a quiet town in Kyushu when she encounters a younger male who tells her, “I’m wanting for a doorway.” What Suzume finds is a single weathered door standing upright in the midst of ruins as though it was shielded from what ever catastrophe struck. Seemingly mesmerized by its electrical power, Suzume reaches for the knob…
Doors get started to open up a single immediately after a different all across Japan, unleashing destruction on any who are near. Suzume ought to near these portals to protect against even more catastrophe.
The early morning sky
Within just that realm, it was as however all time had melted jointly in the sky—
Drawn in by this mysterious doorway, Suzume’s journey is about to get started.
Shinkai said that 3 crucial details about the movie are that it is a road film close to Japan, a story about “closing doorways” alternatively than opening them, and a explanation to check out the movie theater. He elaborated that closing doors can refer to tying unfastened ends or finishing a little something.
Actress Nanoka Hara voices the heroine Suzume Iwato in the film. SixTONES idol team member Hokuto Matsumura (reside-motion Liar × Liar film’s Tōru, stay-motion xxxHOLiC film’s Shizuka Doumeki) is making his voice performing debut in the film as Sōta Munakata, a youthful gentleman who embarks on a journey with Suzume as the “Door-Closing Learn.”
Shinkai (your name., Weathering With You) is directing the movie and writing the screenplay. He is also credited with the unique story. Masayoshi Tanaka (your identify., Weathering With You) is developing the people. Kenichi Tsuchiya (your name., Backyard garden of Words) is the animation director. Takumi Tanji (Kids Who Chase Dropped Voices) is the art director. CoMix Wave Movies and Story Inc. are making the movie. TOHO is distributing the movie. RADWIMPS will score the movie. Seattle-primarily based Hollywood movie composer, Kazuma Jinnouchi (Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045, RWBY: Ice Queendom) will rating the film along with RADWIMPS.
Filmgoers in Japan will acquire a reward “Shinkai Makoto Hon” booklet. The booklet will be restricted to 3 million copies, and will characteristic a lengthy interview with Shinkai Shinkai’s primary proposals for Suzume, Weathering With You, and your title. and a conversational interview between Shinkai, voice actress Hara, and voice actor Matsumura.
Shinkai also penned a novelization of the movie that delivered on August 24. Denki Amashima launched a manga adaptation of the movie in Kodansha‘s Every month Afternoon journal on Oct 25.
Resource: TOHO‘s YouTube channel