2023 on the big screen: German cinema date of "Suzume" known
December 6, 2022
Well ahead of its official theatrical release in Japan, Crunchyroll announced it had licensed the global distribution and marketing rights outside of Asia for Makoto Shinkai's new anime film Suzume no Tojimari . After the film was already a great success in its home country, there is now a German cinema date!
Crunchyroll, in partnership with Wild Bunch International and Sony Pictures Entertainment, is bringing Suzume to cinemas worldwide on April 12, 2023. Below you will find an overview of when the new anime film will start in which countries in the cinemas:
- April 12, 2023: France and Malta
- April 13, 2023: Australia, Brazil, Germany , Mexico and New Zealand
- April 14, 2023: Austria , Belgium, Canada, Gibraltar, Ireland, Luxembourg, United States and United Kingdom
- Further dates for 2023 for additional territories in Latin America and EMEA will be announced
Furthermore, it is still unclear whether Suzume no Tojimari will only be shown in the original Japanese version with German subtitles or also with a German soundtrack.
Makoto Shinkai penned the script and idea for Suzume , while Masayoshi Tanaka was in charge of character design and Kenichi Tsuchiya served as animation director. The studio CoMix Wave Films produced the film in cooperation with Story Inc.
Shinkai's new anime film premiered in Japan on November 11, 2022 and has so far grossed 7.59 billion yen (around EUR 52.97 million) at the Japanese box office.
This is what Suzume no Tojimari is about :
The story follows Suzume, a 17-year-old girl from a quiet town in Kyushu, who meets a young man who is looking for a door. You will find a door in the ruins of a mountain that Suzume will open. Soon more doors will open across Japan, harboring disasters from the other side.