the production companies CoMix Wave Movies, history incY TOHO announced that the band RADWIMPS will perform the theme song for the director's new film makoto shinkai, Suzume no Tojimari (Suzume's door lock). The band has collaborated on the director's previous works, such as Kimi no Nawa (Your Name) J Tenki no Ko (weathering with you).
On the other hand the composer Kazuma Jinnouchi (Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045, RWBY: Ice Queendom) will be responsible for the project's soundtrack in collaboration with RADWIMPSwhile the artist of tick tock, ToakaShe performs the theme song "Suzume", which appeared in a previous promotional video. Finally, the tape is scheduled to premiere on November 11th in theaters in Japan.
In December 2020, makoto shinkai He previously commented that he started writing the script for the project when the Japanese government declared the first state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the director, the subject of his next feature film will be: "what happens after the end' That means post-apocalyptic.
- makoto shinkaiknown for writing, producing and directing the hit anime films Kimi no Nawa (Your Name) J Tenki no Ko (weathering with you), returns to play those roles in Suzume no Tojimari.
- Shinkai has also brought back Masayoshi Tanakafrom Kimi no Nawa Y Tenki no Koas a character designer, already Kenichi Tsuchiyafrom Kimi no Nawaas an animation director.
- Takumi TanjiShinkai's former associate also returns Kimi no Nawa Y Kotonoha no Niwa to the artistic director's chair.
- The animation is produced in CoMix Wave Movieswith the production of HISTORY Inc. Y TOHO The film was distributed in Japan and sold abroad.
Summary of Suzume no Tojimari
On the other side of the door was time in its entirety... Suzume no Tojimari is a coming-of-age story of the 17-year-old protagonist Suzume, set in various disaster-ridden locations across Japan where doors must close, causing havoc.
Suzume's journey begins in a quiet town in Kyushu (southwestern Japan) when she meets a young man who tells her, "I'm looking for a door." What Suzume finds is a single weathered door standing amidst the ruins when would be safe from any catastrophe. Seemingly drawn to his power, Suzume reaches for the doorknob... Across Japan, doors open one by one, bringing destruction upon anyone nearby. Suzume must close these portals to prevent further disasters.
The stars, then the sunset and the morning sky... In this space it was as if all time had merged with the sky... Never-before-seen landscapes, encounters and farewells... Endless challenges await them on the road. Despite all obstacles, Suzume's adventure casts a ray of hope in our own struggles against the most difficult paths of fear and limitation that define everyday life. This story of closing doors that connect our past to the present and the future will leave a lasting impression on our hearts. Drawn to these mysterious doors, Suzume's adventure is about to begin...
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