Makoto Shinkai, the renowned Japanese anime director, is set to attend the Indian premiere of his latest film, Suzume (Suzume no Tojimari), according to PVR Pictures’ recent announcement on its official Instagram account. The Indian film distributor is collaborating with CoMix Wave Films and the Japanese Film Festival India (JFF) to host Shinkai’s visit to the country.
Suzume is an animated short film that centers around a sparrow’s journey to find a new home after losing its nest. It is the first film in five years that Shinkai has directed since his critically acclaimed hit, Your Name. The film has been highly anticipated by anime fans around the world, and its release in India is set to excite many.
The film is set to open in Indian theaters on April 21, and it will be shown in both Hindi dubbed and original Japanese versions with English subtitles. To promote the film’s release, PVR Cinemas held early preview screenings of Suzume in several major Indian cities on Sunday, including Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, and Bangalore.
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The announcement of Makoto Shinkai’s attendance at the Indian premiere of Suzume is exciting news for anime fans in the country. Shinkai has a significant following in India, with his previous films like Your Name and Weathering with You receiving critical acclaim and a warm response from Indian audiences. His presence at the premiere will undoubtedly draw a lot of attention and generate further excitement for the film.
Furthermore, Shinkai’s visit to India is also significant as it highlights the growing popularity of Japanese anime and manga in the country. The Indian anime and manga community is growing steadily, and events like the Japanese Film Festival India help to bridge the gap between Indian and Japanese pop culture.
In conclusion, the announcement of Makoto Shinkai’s attendance at the Indian premiere of Suzume is excellent news for anime fans in India. The release of the film in the country, with both Hindi dubbed and original Japanese versions, is a testament to the growing interest in Japanese pop culture in India. We look forward to the film’s premiere and hope that it will be a huge success in the country.
Source: Anime News Network