“Suzume no Tojimari”: the first trailer for the new anime film by Makoto Shinkai was revealed

The anime film will open in theaters in Japan on November 11. (CoMix Wave Films)

makoto shinkai He is currently considered one of the most important filmmakers in the world of animation and his great works of art for the big screen support this recognition. The director, who was behind the successful Your Name Y The time with youembarks on the seventh adventure of his filmography: Suzume no Tojimari. Scheduled for release in Japan on November 11 this year, the film anime revealed its first trailer.


The story is about Suzume, a 17-year-old girl who spends her days in her hometown located in the Kyushu region. The monotonous routine of her life changes for her when she meets a young man who is looking for a door and, suddenly, they both end up finding a very old one in an abandoned house. A strange feeling begins to take over her, as she is being drawn into what is inside of her. How will she be able to free herself from this magic?

The advance of Suzume no Tojimari It has fantastic elements, action and a lot, but a lot of mystery. This time we will meet the Gates of Disaster, a series of portals that open throughout Japan when terrible events occur. To avoid more misfortunes, the protagonist begins a journey across the country to close all the doors that are open and thus save everyone from a possible disaster.


The new project of makoto shinkai It began at the beginning of 2020 and even though production took place during the pandemic, it was possible to finish it in time for it to be released very soon. However, for the director, the creation experience in a context of health crisis has influenced his vision to capture this idea and surrounds the post-apocalyptic genre, something that distances him from his other titles.

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In 2004, the Japanese director made his animated film debut with The place we promised and has not stopped working on various films to date. Later, she gained much more notoriety with 5cm per second (2007), Trip to Agartha (2011) and the garden of words (2013). The best moment for his career came in 2016 with the launch of Your Name (Kimi no Nawa)the acclaimed film that was positioned as the third highest grossing in anime history and is currently only below the Oscar winner Spirited Away Y Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-hen.

In 2019, makoto shinkai presented The time with youHowever, this proposal failed to match the success of its predecessor. Three years after the premiere of his last film, the writer and cartoonist also seeks to surprise the world with Suzume no Tojimari, of which one could already say that it has a first-rate animation. It only remains to wait for it to be screened in Japanese theaters from November 11 and that, soon, it can be seen in Latin America.

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