If you’re looking forward to the next film from director Makoto Shinkai, Suzume, a second full trailer is here along with a new visual and cast additions. Check out the new preview below and read on to see who’s getting in on more of the voices for the feature.
The latest cast additions are Eri Fukatsu as Tamaki Iwato, Matsumoto Hakuo II as Hitsujiro Munakata, Shota Sometani as Minoru Okabe, Sairi Ito as Rumi Ninomiya, Kotone Hanase as Chika Amabe and Kana Hanazawa as Suzume’s mother Tsuname Iwato.
Suzume no Tojimari is set to open in Japan on November 11, with Crunchyroll releasing the film in theaters outside of Japan in early 2023. Here’s the official synopsis:
On the other side of the door, was time in its entirety—
“Suzume no Tojimari” is a coming-of-age story for the 17-year-old protagonist, Suzume, set in various disaster-stricken locations across Japan, where she must close the doors causing devastation.
Suzume’s journey begins in a quiet town in Kyushu (located in southwestern Japan) when she encounters a young man who tells her, “I’m looking for a door.” What Suzume finds is a single weathered door standing upright in the midst of ruins as though it was shielded from whatever catastrophe struck. Seemingly drawn by its power, Suzume reaches for the knob… Doors begin to open one after another all across Japan, unleashing destruction upon any who are near. Suzume must close these portals to prevent further disaster.
—The stars, then sunset, and the morning sky.
Within that realm, it was as though all time had melted together in the sky…
Never-before-seen scenery, encounters and farewells… A myriad of challenges await her on her journey. Despite all the obstacles in her way, Suzume’s adventure shines a ray of hope upon our own struggles against the toughest roads of anxiety and constraints that make up everyday life. This story of closing doors that connect our past to the present and future will leave a lasting impression upon all of our hearts.
Drawn in by these mysterious doors, Suzume’s journey is about to begin.