Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine featured Makoto Shinkai’s Suzume no Tojimari’s main character Suzume Iwato and her voice actress Nanoka Hara on the cover of the latest issue on Wednesday. The film is scheduled to premiere on November 11, 2022. The issue compiles 20-page length feature pages for the film.
The newly released cover shows a newly drawn illustration of Suzume Iwato standing next to Nanoka Hara. Other than the front cover, the issue compiles featuring content of the Suzume no Tojimari film as;
- A crosstalk with Suzume Iwato’s voice actress Nanoka Hara, Sota Munakata’s voice actor Hokuto Matsumura, and the film’s director Makoto Shinkai
- An interview with the director
- The film’s collaborative illustrations by manga creators Hiro Mashima (Eden’s Zero) and Naoshi Arakawa (Atwight Game)
- A report manga of the voice recording session drawn by Kitsuneko
- Photo pages of Nanoka Hara
The plot of Suzume no Tojimari is described as:
17-year-old Suzume’s journey begins in a quiet town in Kyushu when she encounters a young man who tells her, “I’m looking for a door.” What Suzume finds is a single weathered door standing upright in the midst of ruins as though it was shielded from whatever catastrophe struck. Seemingly drawn by its power, Suzume reaches for the knob…
Doors begin to open one after another all across Japan, unleashing destruction upon any who are near. Souta is known as a “Closer” who travels across Japan locking these doors shut.
As the door opens, however, the mysterious white cat nicknamed “AristoCat” appears before them. “I love Suzume, but you [Souta] are in the way” as it uttered those words, Souta becomes Suzume’s childhood chair, she has cherished since she was little.
Souta chases the cat as a 3-legged chair, and Suzume sprints after Souta in a panic. Eventually, they will travel together from Kyushu to Shikoku, Kansai and Tokyo on their journey to close doors.
On her travels, Suzume encounters several people who help her as she helps them. But what awaited her at the end of her journey was a certain truth that has been long forgotten.
Guided by these mysterious doors, Suzume’s journey is about to begin.
Source: PR TIMES
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