Shout! Factory and Funimation Films To Bring Anime Movie “In This Corner of the World” to U.S. Cinemas In August

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Shout! Factory, a multi-platform media company, has teamed up with Funimation Films for their distribution of In This Corner Of The World in U.S. cinemas on Friday, August 11, 2017. Based on the Japanese award-winning manga by Fumiyo Kouno, the anime film is written and directed by Sunao Katabuchi at studio MAPPA.

 

IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD

Shout! Factory Films and Funimation Films

Movie opening date: August 11, 2017 

Director: Sunao Katabuchi

Voice Cast: Non, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Natsuki Inaba, Minori Omi, Daisuke Ono

Written by:  Sunao Katabuchi

Based on the award-winning manga by Fumiyo Kouno

Produced by: Taro Maki and Masao Maruyama

Genre: Animated Feature       

*Japanese with English subtitles

*English

MPAA Rating: PG-13

 

 

 

They describe the feature

IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD, bolstered by emotionally resonant storytelling and exquisite hand-drawn animation, is an empowering coming-of-age tale set against the backdrop of WWII and captures the resilience and triumph of the human spirit. This highly-anticipated movie recently won the coveted Animation of the Year award at this year’s 40th Japan Academy Prize and has been selected to premiere in competition at the LA Film Festival in June. The announcement was made today by Melissa

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