The extremely anticipated new film from director Makoto Shinkai, Suzume, can be coming to theaters in April 2023. Crunchyroll, in partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment, Wild Bunch International, and Eurozoom, introduced that it is going to be coming to theaters internationally (excluding Asia) beginning April 12, 2023. Here is the nation launch date breakdown:
April 12 in France and Malta
April 13 in Australia, Brazil, Germany, Mexico and New Zealand
April 14 in Austria, Belgium, Canada, Gibraltar, Ireland, Luxembourg, United Kingdom and United States
Additional 2023 dates to be introduced for added Latin America and EMEA territories
Suzume debuted in Japan on November 11 and has now surpassed 5.6 million admissions, thus far incomes 7.5 billion yen (roughly 55 million USD) and has stayed #1 on the field workplace in Japan for 3 consecutive weeks. Here’s the official synopsis for the movie:
On the opposite facet of the door, was time in its entirety—
“Suzume” is a coming-of-age story for the 17-year-old protagonist, Suzume, set in numerous disaster-stricken places throughout Japan, the place she should shut the doorways inflicting devastation.
Suzume’s journey begins in a quiet city in Kyushu (situated in southwestern Japan) when she encounters a younger man who tells her, “I’m looking for a door.” What Suzume finds is a single weathered door standing upright within the midst of ruins as if it was shielded from no matter disaster struck. Seemingly drawn by its energy, Suzume reaches for the knob… Doors start to open one after one other all throughout Japan, unleashing destruction upon any who’re close to. Suzume should shut these portals to stop additional catastrophe.
—The stars, then sundown, and the morning sky.
Within that realm, it was as if all time had melted collectively within the sky…
Never-before-seen surroundings, encounters and farewells… A myriad of challenges await her on her journey. Despite all of the obstacles in her means, Suzume’s journey shines a ray of hope upon our personal struggles towards the hardest roads of tension and constraints that make up on a regular basis life. This story of closing doorways that join our previous to the current and future will go away an enduring impression upon all of our hearts.
Drawn in by these mysterious doorways, Suzume’s journey is about to start.
Based on the trailers and early reception in Japan, the movie seems unbelievable. Don’t miss your probability to catch this one in theaters.