The film stars 17-year-old Suzume Iwato (CV: Nanoka Hara) whose mission is to close the "Doors of Disaster" that have appeared across Japan.
By: Nicole S. Castro on July 15, 2022 at 11:53 PHT
An initial trailer (with English subtitles) has been released for Makoto Shinkai's sci-fi mystery anime film Suzume no Tojimari. The movie will premiere in theaters in Japan on Nov. 11, 2022.
The film stars 17-year-old Suzume Iwato (CV: Nanoka Hara) who lives in a quiet town in the Kyushu region of southwestern Japan. She meets a young man looking for a "door". Unfortunately, their quest for the said door leads to "Doors of Disaster" appearing across Japan.
Suzume makes it her mission to close the "Doors of Disaster" to put a stop to the calamities. The story also focuses heavily on her personal growth.
Original idea, Script, Director: Makoto Shinkai
Character design: Masayoshi Tanaka
Animation director: Kenichi Tsuchiya
Art director: Takumi Tanji
Production: "Suzume no Tojimari" Production Committee
Producer: STORY inc.
Animation: CoMix Wave
NICOLE S. CASTRO
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.