The anime movie adaptation of Fumiyo Kouno’s manga In This Corner of the World, directed by Sunao Katabuchi and produced by GENCO and Japanese animation studio MAPPA, will open across U.S. cinemas on August 11, 2017 from Shout! Factory Films & Funimation Films. While both subtitled and dubbed screenings are planned, the latest preview offers a sample of the dub.
Experience the critically-acclaimed World War II drama about life in Hiroshima that has touched audiences worldwide. The award-winning story of In This Corner of the World follows a young lady named Suzu Urano (voice of Laura Post), 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 animated tale shows that even in the face of adversity and loss, people can come together and rebuild their lives. Directed and co-written by Sunao Katabuchi (Mai Mai Miracle, “Black Lagoon”), based on the manga by Fumiyo Kouno. In English.
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