While movie fans will be able to watch the hit movie suzume at cinemas and cinemas starting April 14, 2023, those who can’t or don’t want to watch the movie outside need not worry as it may soon be available to stream. Makoto Shinkai’s new film Suzume (Suzume no Tojimari) hits theaters this Friday, and every indication is that Suzume will be as popular here as it is in Japan. Furthermore, viewership in the US will be bolstered by all the fans accessing the film through the streaming service.
Sony has acquired the exclusive rights to distribute the film online, which means fans can expect to find the film on the entertainment company’s Crunchyroll-branded anime streaming service. Unfortunately, at this time, there is no official announcement from Sony or Crunchyroll as to when the Suzume will be available online. For now, fans who want to see the film in theaters can book tickets online for the screening via the Crunchyroll website.
Suzume will stream exclusively on Crunchyroll
The film tells the story of Suzume, a teenage girl who can see ghosts and other supernatural beings, as she sets out on a journey to save the world from an evil force that is invading reality from the wings. door that only she can see. The problem is that the only person who can help her – a young man named Munakata is injured, forcing Suzume to find a way to win the day on her own.
After opening in Japan in November 2022, the film began its worldwide premiere last month. The film was first released internationally in China and quickly became one of the most popular Japanese anime premieres in China ever. In addition to the film’s US release this Friday, the film will also have its premiere in Canada, the UK, and most of Europe.
The film is director Makoto Shinkai’s seventh major animated feature, but if the previous two, Your Name and Weathering With You, are any indication of how Suzume will do, it’s likely to be. one of the best animated movies this year. Like Suzume, both Your Name and Weathering With You tell the stories of ordinary teenagers who are suddenly forced to face supernatural forces they don’t understand, but still have to overcome. Besides, suzume is being produced by Japanese animation producer CoMix Wave Films, which has a long history of collaborating with Shinkai since his early video productions.
suzume in theaters on April 14.