The director’s new film was released in US cinemas on April 14th makoto shinkai, Suzume no Tojimari (Suzume’s door lock). With this premiere, the film was finally available to get the appropriate reviews on the popular platform Rotten tomatoes. Amazingly got the tape 99 percent positive reviews from the audienceand a 96 percent positive from specialist critics.

These two characters are pretty spectacular on this platform, especially now Rotten tomatoes became a trend before the official premiere of The Super Mario Bros. Movie, which received 58 percent positive reviews from industry critics as opposed to 96 percent positive reviews from audiences. Anyway, Suzume no Tojimari has already been a huge hit in Japan considering that it is currently the fourth highest-grossing anime film in the history of Japanese cinema..

Let’s see some of the reviews:

  • «A challenging portrait of a young woman who has to get her priorities in order».
  • «Makoto Shinkai’s new animated feature is a captivating, romantic and often hilarious road movie that continues the Japanese filmmaker’s fertile obsession with teen sci-fi fantasy».
  • «Her true love is for everyday things, which makes her almost unbearably attractive and desirable.».
  • «Visually striking and captivating. An extraordinary and spiritual journey that reflects grief, family and friendship».
  • «Suzume is another step in the brilliant career of a filmmaker who seems to be advancing in terms of narrative and aesthetic maturity.».
  • «By diverting attention from romance, [Makoto Shinkai] made Suzume’s romance absolutely amazing».
  • «It’s a film full of creative ideas, and too many of them remain in the pipeline as the credits roll… [Pero] Suzume is still a fun movie with funny moments».
  • «Suzume is Shinkai’s biggest and arguably most complex film, and parts of it feel more personal due to the invocation of the true story.».
  • «Sometimes too dignified for itself, the film nonetheless has boundless ambition and the courage to put weighty issues at the center of a children’s film.».
  • «Shinkai has blazed his own trail with his films, like his earlier Weathering With You, basing elaborate and detailed fantasies on real-world fears of natural disasters and enduring grief.».
  • «At its core, this is an upbeat story, one in which not even Suzume’s own experience of childhood pain… escapes healing.».
  • «Legendary Japanese author Makoto Shinkai once again wows audiences with his latest stunning masterpiece, Suzume».
  • «Filled with seismic portals, Japanese legends, and whirlwinds of love, fear, and forgiveness, Shinkai’s film seems geared more towards teenagers and adults than little kids.».
  • «With Suzume, Shinkai has taken elements of his previous films to another level to create something new and wonderful, with a story that hits a nerve and keeps you on your toes at all times.».

The film opened in theaters in Japan on November 11th It hit theaters on April 13 in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Central America, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.while the dates for the rest of Latin American countries will be announced shortly crispy roll.

production team

  • makoto shinkaiknown for writing, producing and directing the hit anime films Kimi no nawa (your name) And Tenki no Ko (weathering with you), repeats these roles in Suzume no Tojimari.
  • Shinkai has also brought back Masayoshi Tanakafrom Kimi no nawa And Tenki no Koas a character designer Kenichi Tsuchiyafrom Kimi no na waas an animation director.
  • Takumi TanjiShinkai’s former associate also returns Kimi no nawa And Kotonoha no Niwa to the artistic director’s chair.
  • The animation takes place in CoMix Wave Movieswith the production of HISTORY Inc. And 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 gate standing amidst the ruins when whether it would be safe from any catastrophe. Seemingly drawn to his power, Suzume reaches for the doorknob… Across Japan, doors open one by one, unleashing 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… Infinite challenges await you along the way. Despite all obstacles, Suzume’s adventure casts a glimmer of hope in our own struggles against the harsher 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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