Makoto Shinkai’s upcoming movie Suzume no Tojimari revealed a new visual, along with a November 11 premiere. CoMix Wave Films is animating the movie, which was first announced in December of 2021. The English title hasn’t been confirmed yet.
Makoto Shinkai is directing the movie and writing the screenplay for the movie which is an original work. Masayoshi Tanaka is doing character designs, with Takumi Tanji as the art director.
In addition to the visual, a teaser video for Suzume no Tojimari is set to premiere on April 10, with a countdown ongoing:
The official website describes the plot of the movie as:
Doors of Disaster open across Japan, bringing misfortune. 17-year-old Suzume lives in a quiet town in the Kyushu region in Japan. The story begins when she meets a young man on a journey to discover all the doors. She follows him and finds an old door at an abandoned building in the mountains. As if drawn by something, she reaches out… This is the start of her journey across Japan to lock up the doors that bring disasters. Makoto Shinkai’s modern adventure and story about a girl’s freedom and growth sets off.
This will be the first Makoto Shinkai movie since Weathering With You, which premiered in 2019, following the success of Your name in 2016. The two movies were set in the same universe.
Source: Official Suzume no Tojimari Twitter
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