Makoto Shinkai's latest work "Sparrow's Door Closure" will be released nationwide in the fall of 2022. The main character is a girl who closes the "door" that causes disaster.
News Wednesday, December 15, 2021 18:55
Makoto Shinkai’s latest work “Sparrow’s Door Closure” will be released nationwide in the fall of 2022. The main character is a girl who closes the “door” that causes disaster.
Set in the ruins of various parts of Japan, it depicts the liberation and growth of a girl who closes the “door” that causes disaster.
(C) 2022 “Sparrow Door Closure” Production Committee
It has been revealed that Makoto Shinkai’s latest work, “Sparrow’s Door Closure,” will be released nationwide in the fall of 2022. “Your Name”, which recorded an unprecedented blockbuster, followed by “Weathering with You” and the story of boys and girls, “Shinkai World”, which spins with beautiful colors and unique music, attracts attention at home and abroad. Among them, the long-awaited latest work “Suzume no Tobaku” is a road movie that depicts the liberation and growth of a girl, Suzume, who closes the “door” that causes disaster, set in the ruins of various parts of Japan.
A 17-year-old girl, Suzume, who lives in a quiet town in Kyushu, meets a traveling young man who says, “I’m looking for a door.” The sparrow following him found an old door in the ruins of the mountains, as if only there had been left behind from the collapse. Suzume reaches for her door so that she may be drawn to something …
Before long, the doors that began to open one after another in various parts of Japan. Disasters will come from the other side, so the open door must be closed. Guided by a mysterious door, the sparrow’s “door-locking journey” begins. A landscape I have never seen. Meeting and parting with people, surprises and difficulties. Nevertheless, the story of the sparrow that moves forward brings a ray of light to our journey of living side by side with anxiety and inconvenience.
Masayoshi Tanaka (“Shin Evangelion Theatrical Version”), who is in charge of character design under the direction of Shinkai, who also handles the original and script, and Kenichi Tsuchiya, an animation director who handles many Shinkai works, are also indispensable for Shinkai works. A high-quality production team called Takumi Tanji, an art director, gathers.
Planning and development from January to March 2020, script development from April to August, storyboard development from September to December 2021, and drawing (animation) work will start from April 2021. After the corona wreck, Shinkai World, which continues to pursue the possibilities of animation and entertainment, has opened a new door.
“Sparrow’s Door Closure” will be released in the fall of 2010 at Toho affiliates nationwide.
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