As announced yesterday, Makoto Shinkai’s latest film, Suzume no Tojimari Anime, has revealed a teaser trailer.
The film will open on November 11 this year in Japan. An international release date and official English title have yet to be revealed.
To celebrate the release of the teaser trailer, the official Twitter account held a Twitter Space with director Makoto Shinkai, who commented on the trailer on his official Twitter:
This is a special video for Suzume no Tojimari Anime. While it’s only a short clip, it’s also the product of the ingenuity, sweat, and love of the staff and creators, including animation director (Kenichi) Tsuchiya and art director (Takumi) ) Tanji. Hope you guys look forward to watching the autumn movie, imagining the journey to come in the future.
Suzume no Tojimari movie is the original work of Makoto Shinkai, who both directed and wrote the script. Masayoshi Tanaka is designing the characters, with Takumi Tanji serving as art director. The film seems to be another fantasy story, similar to Shinkai’s earlier works like Your Name and Weathering With You. CoMix Wave Films is animating it.
Suzume no Tojimari revealed a new image featuring the heroine, Suzume, yesterday:
The official website describes the plot of the film as:
Doors of disaster opened all over Japan, bringing misfortune. 17-year-old Suzume lives in a quiet town in the Kyushu region of Japan. The story begins when she meets a young man on a journey to discover all the doors. Twitter.
She follows him and finds an old door at an abandoned building in the mountains. As if drawn by something, she reached out her hand… This is the beginning of her journey across Japan to lock the doors that bring disaster. The modern adventure of Makoto Shinkai and the story of a girl’s freedom and growth begins.