Suzume anime movie gets new spinoff novel as bonus for viewers – News

A new spinoff novel focusing on Suzuma’s aunt Tamaki available in Japanese theaters on December 24th

Official website for Makoto Shinkai‘with Suzume (Suzume no Tojimari) film announced Monday that beginning Dec. 24, participating theaters will begin distributing the new movie novel to theatergoers while supplies last. Spinoff novel, titled Suzume no Tojimari ~Tamaki-san no Monogatari~, will focus on Suzuma’s aunt Tamaki. Only 150,000 copies of the novel will be available.

Shinkai wrote the story after the film’s production was completed.

The film debuted at number one in Japan on November 11, selling 1.33 million tickets and earning 1.88 billion yen (about $13.49 million) in its first three days. The film sold 38.7% more tickets and earned 47.4% more than the critically acclaimed Shinkai your name. film, which grossed ¥1,277,960,000 (about $12.51 million at the time) in its first three days. It also sold 14.8% more tickets and grossed 14.4% more than Shinkai’s previous film Time with youmarking the strongest opening three days of Shinkai’s films.

By December 4, the film had sold a total of 5.61 million tickets for 7,595,005,820 yen (about US$55.69 million). It is now the #87 movie of all time at the Japanese box office.

Crunchyroll, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Wild bunch International, i Eurozoom will release the film worldwide except in Asia starting on April 12, 2023. Crunchyroll will handle North American distribution, while Crunchyroll and Sony Pictures Entertainment will handle distribution in Latin America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, Africa and parts of Europe. Crunchyroll, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Wild bunch International, i Eurozoom will release the film in French- and German-speaking Europe.

Actress Nanoka Hara she voices the heroine Suzume Iwato in the film. SIX TON idol group member Hokuto Matsumura (live action Liar × Liar cinematic Tōru, live action xxxHOLiC film Shizuka Doumeki) made his voice debut in the film as Sōta Munakata, a young man who embarks on a journey with Suzume as the “Master of Closing Doors”.

Shinkai (your name., Time with you) directed the film and wrote the screenplay. He is also credited with the original story. Masayoshi Tanaka (your name., Time with you) designed the characters. Kenichi Tsuchiya (your name., Garden of words) was an animation director. Takumi Tanji (Children chasing lost voices) was the art director. CoMix Wave Movies and Story Inc. produced the film. TOHO deals with film distribution. RADWIMPS scored the film. Hollywood film composer from Seattle Kazuma Jinnouchi (Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045, RWBY: Ice Queen) scored a film next to RADWIMPS. TikTok artist Toaka performed one of the theme songs of the movie “Suzume”.

Sources: Suzume anime movie website, Natalie comic

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