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Anime film 'The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes' releases trailer for September 2022

Lead characters Kaoru Tono and Anzu Hanashiro strike a deal to make their wishes come true.

By: Nicole S. Castro on July 12, 2022 at 09:28 PHT

A trailer video has been released for the anime film adaptation of Mei Hachimoku and Kukka's sci-fi romance light novel The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes.

The film will premiere in theaters in Japan on Sept. 9, 2022.

©The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes PROJECT

The story features main characters Kaoru Tono (CV: Oji Suzuka), a boy coping with the loss of his sister, Karen (CV: Seiran Kobayashi), and Anzu Hanashiro (CV: Marie Iitoyo), a girl who transfers to his school due to certain issues.

At their school, there is a popular urban legend about the Urashima Tunnel, wherein whoever enters the tunnel gets their wish granted in exchange for never aging. The two decide to work together to enter the tunnel in order to fulfill their respective wishes.


  • Shōhei Kaga (CV: Tasuku Hatanaka)

  • Koharu Kawasaki (CV: Arisa Komiya)

  • Hanamoto-sensei (CV: Haruka Terui)

  • Kaoru's father (CV: Rikiya Koyama)

About The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes

The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes (Japanese: 夏へのトンネル、さよならの出口) is a Japanese light novel written by Mokune Hachi and illustrated by Kukka, published by Shogakukan under its Gagaga Bunko imprint in July 2019.

A manga adaptation, titled The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes: Ultramarine, illustrated by Koudon, started in Shogakukan's seinen manga magazine Monthly Sunday Gene-X in July 2020.

Source: The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.


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