In This Corner of the World Anime Film To Get Extended Version.

In This Corner of the World Anime Film To Get Extended Version.

In This Corner of the World anime film producer Taro Maki revealed on Sunday that the anime director Sunao Katabuchi is developing the an extended version of the anime. The anime film new version has no release date yet. In This Corner of the World opened in the United States on August 11, and Canada on August 18.

The award-winning story of IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD follows a young lady named Suzu Urano, who in 1944 moves to the small town of Kure in Hiroshima to live with her husband's family. Suzu's life is thrown into chaos when her town is bombed during World War II. Her perseverance and courage underpin this heart-warming and inspirational tale of the everyday challenges faced by the Japanese in the midst of a violent, war-torn country. This beautiful yet poignant tale shows that even in the face of adversity and loss, people can come together and rebuild their lives.


In This Corner of the World is produced by GENCO and MAPPA studio. The anime film was written and directed by Sunao Katabuchi (Black Lagoon, Mai Mai Miracle). The film has won the Fujimoto Award, the Daijin (Minister) Prize from the Agency for Cultural Affairs, the Hiroshima Peace Film Award at the Hiroshima International Film Festival, Kinema Jumpo magazine's best Japanese movie of the year, the Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year, and the Jury Award in the Feature Film Category at Annecy.

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