Don’t worry, chair-kwe were Really hot before their cursed furniture transformation.
Crunchyroll To just released the Eenglish dub trailer for grow old with you And your name director Makoto Shinkai susume. Its 13th project includes character design by Masayoshi Tanaka, animation direction by Kenichi Tsuchiya, and art direction by Takumi Tanji. The North American release is set for April 14th and the trailer made me super curious about the the story of Suzume, a girl who, after a chance encounter with a mysterious boy, is drawn into a war to close hellish portals seemingly unleashed by a transforming demon cat his meeting-cute in a sensitive chair.
Yes, it’s a sentence you just read, and you can watch it unfold in the trailer below:
Here’s the official description: “Across the gate was the whole time…susume is a coming-of-age story for 17-year-old protagonist Suzume, set in various disaster-stricken locations across Japan, where she must close gates causing havoc.
Suzume’s journey begins in a quiet town in Kyushu (located in 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 as if safe from any disaster. Seemingly drawn to her power, Suzume grabs the button… Doors begin to open one after another all over Japan, unleashing destruction on anyone nearby. Suzume must close these portals to avoid another disaster.
The stars, then the sunset and the morning sky. In this area, it was as if all time had melted into the sky… New landscapes, encounters and farewells… A myriad of challenges await him on his journey. Despite all the obstacles in her path, Suzume’s adventure sheds a ray of hope on our own struggles against the toughest roads of anxiety and stress that make up everyday life. This story of closed doors that connect our past to the present and the future will leave a lasting impression on all of our hearts.
Drawn to these mysterious doors, Suzume’s journey is about to begin.
I know I’m supposed to be mad at the demon cat for getting in the way of love and threatening the fate of our world, but LOOK AT KINDNESS:
Yes, lead us into our inevitable doom hell kitty.
The film hits theaters on April 14; for more information and timetables, see the official site.
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