In This Corner of the World Is a Powerful Wartime Chronicle Told in Manga
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Release date: October 31, 2017
THE MANGA THAT INSPIRED THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED FILM!
1940’s Hiroshima Prefecture. Suzu, a young woman from the countryside, joins her new husband and his family in the shipbuilding city of Kure. As her beautiful home collapses around her, Suzu must confront the challenges of a new life while coming to grips with a world in turmoil. Unwilling to give up hope, Suzu struggles against the horrors of war to create her own happiness.
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In This Corner of the World is a touching, award-winning anime film about life in World War II Japan—check out this gripping and intense clip from the movie.
Advance tickets are coming soon, but look out for news at https://www.funimationfilms.com/movie/inthiscorner/
We’ll be releasing Fumiyo Kouno’s original manga of In This Corner of the World in the fall.
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.
Can’t wait! And we’re honored to be bringing out the manga version this year, too: http://www.sevenseasentertainment.com/series/in-this-corner-of-the-world/
Not done yet! One more brand-new license announcement to end your week. 🍵
The source material for the critically acclaimed 2016 animated film, which is also coming to North American theaters this year…
License announcement: IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD Manga Omnibus by Fumiyo Kouno!