Suzume no Tojimari, the new anime film directed by Makoto Shinkai

Makoto Shinkai’s latest feature film is able to surpass the collection acquired through Your Name just three days after its release in cinemas in Japan.

Suzume no Tojimari, the new animated film directed and written by Makoto Shinkai, who is the director behind the success of Your Name, has recently opened in theaters in Japan.

The plot follows the tale of Suzume 17, a 17-year old female who lives within the peaceful Kyushu town. Kyushu till one particular day all changes when she encounters an unknown boy that is seeking “a entrance”.

Along with Suzume, Suzume will have to traverse Japan and close a string of doors that have been causing terrible disasters. Both will be required to defend the nation from the disasters lurking in the shadows behind the doors.

The anime film that is currently in production has a successful first weekend on the screen

It was released on the 11th of November. Suzume no Tojimari has become the most successful opening weekend in all Makoto Shinkai’s films, selling 38.7 per cent more ticket and netting 47.4 percent. More than Your Name According to Anime News Network.

However the outlet says that Shinkai’s newest film has also outperformed that of his prior feature, Time With You, selling 14.8 percent more tickets and earning 14.4 percent more by comparison.

Shinkai is back to serve as the director and writer of Suzume no Tojimari, while Masayoshi Tanaka is responsible for the characters who’s work we witnessed as part of Your Name.

The voice actors from Suzume no Tojimari features the debut of the seiyuu Nanoka Hara lending her voice to the main character. She is joined by Saito Ito (Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! ), Shota Sometani (Belle), Hokuto Matsumura (live-action xxxHOLiC) and Kana Hanazawa (Magia Record Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story).

The film Suzume no Tojimari will be released in theaters across Spain through Crunchyroll around 2023. In the meantime, we present to you with the top 10 Netflix anime of 2022.


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