At 15:38, the scene shifts to a special version of the trailer introducing Hokuto Matsumura as the voice of Souta Munakata (and the chair)
By: Nicole S. Castro on September 6, 2022 at 20:32 PHT
A special trailer 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 special trailer includes an interview between director Makoto Shinkai and voice actors Nanoka Hara and Hokuto Matsumura (SixTONES), who voice characters Suzume and Souta Munakata respectively.
In the interview, they look back on the audition experience for the two lead roles as well as the behind-the-scenes work they put into mastering their characters.
At 15:38 of the video, the scene shifts to a special version of the trailer introducing Hokuto Matsumura as the voice of Souta Munakata (and the chair).
Suzume no Tojimari 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 named Souta Munakata (CV: Hokuto Matsumura) who is 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 story, 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.