Makoto Shinkai Debuts Trailer for New Film Suzume no Tojimari

A still from the upcoming anime film Suzume no Tojimari, showing the main character crossing a bridge.

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Japanese animator and director Makoto Shinkai had been a reputation within the animation house for many years because of works like She and Her Cat and Voices of a Distant Star, However it was 2016’s Your Title, and 2019’s Weathering With You, that helped flip worldwide viewers onto his filmography. His subsequent film Suzume no Tojimari (or roughly “Suzume Locking Up the Doorways” in English) is due out later this 12 months for Japanese theatersand it appears to be like each bit as attractive as his earlier two movies.

The movie stars a teenage woman named Suzume, whose odd life within the quiet city of Kyushu is instantly upended when she comes throughout a single door standing upright in the ruins of an deserted sizzling spring. Curiosity piqued, she opens the door, resulting in related doorways popping up throughout Japan and hurting anybody who tries to open them. With the assistance of a younger man who was already searching for one among these doorways, it falls to Suzume to shut these portals.

In an assertion offered to io9, Shinkai stated that the movie’s story could be one about closure, and that hopefully viewers would depart the movie fascinated about “how you can shut the numerous doorways we left open. I’ve bestowed that duty upon Suzume as she travels throughout Japan closing numerous doorways.” Together with the trailer, the movie acquired a key visible that includes Suzume holding a chair and standing in entrance of the mysterious door, with the tagline that roughly interprets to “I will goodbye.” You possibly can verify that beneath.

Like together with his earlier movies, Shinkai is writing and directing Suzume, although animating duties for the movie go to Kenichi Tsuchiya, who beforehand directed the animation for Weathering and Your Title. This movie additionally reunites Shinkai with the artwork director for his final two movies, Takumi Tanji. What stays to be seen if the Japanese rock band Radwimps will return to deal with the music for suzune, after first collaborating with Shinkai on the scores for Your Title and Weathering,

Suzume no Tojimari will launch in theaters on November 11 in Japan, with no present timeframe given for a western launch.

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