Probably due to mostly mixed reviews by critics and audience, Mamoru Hosoda (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars)'s latest feature film Mirai no Mirai/Mirai of The Future/MIRAI earned a modest 289 million yen on 215,000 admissions in the weekend of July 28-29, which was 28% down from its opening weekend gross. Hit the jump for more details.
If you're considering going to Japan to take in the MIRAI exhibit, why not go the whole nine yards? Tokyo Dome Hotel is creating MIRAI-themed suites with film-related décor, gifts, and reading material. Get a preview and find out where to reserve your room after the jump!
Mamoru Hosoda (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time)'s latest feature film based on his own original screenplay, Mirai no Mirai/Mirai of The Future/MIRAI was released in 367 theaters across Japan on July 20, and earned a not-so-impressive 400 million yen in its first Saturday and Sunday, which was a huge 40% drop from that of Hosoda's previous film The Boy and the Beast in 2015. Hit the jump for more details.
The story of animated film MIRAI is coming to the printed page in four different ways! From novelizations to recreations of books in the film, you can share stories of Mamoru Hosoda's latest work with your whole family. Check out the four new titles after the jump.
Take a look behind the curtain at Mamoru Hosoda's MIRAI. A new documentary interviews the many and varied professionals behind the three-year production of the upcoming film. Find out more after the jump!
Mamoru Hosoda's many anime works are coming to life this summer in a new Tokyo art exhibit. Witness the worlds of Summer Wars, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, and his latest work MIRAI in a multi-part interactive experience. Check out advance pictures after the jump!
Following the second one with its theme song "Mirai no Theme," the official website for Mamoru Hosoda's upcoming new original anime feature Mirai no Mirai (Mirai of The Future)/MIRAI has started streaming a 90-second third trailer introducing its ED theme song "Uta no Kisha" (The Song Train) also by 65-year-old singer-songwriter Tatsuro Yamashita. Watch the latest clip with newly-introduced footage after the jump!
Director Mamoru Hosoda has revealed the latest edition to the cast of MIRAI -- singer Masaharu Fukuyama! Little is known about his role, except that he suits it completely. Find out what we know after the jump.
The official website for Mamoru Hosoda's upcoming new original anime feature Mirai no Mirai (Mirai of The Future)/MIRAI released a 90-second second trailer introducing its theme song "Mirai no Theme" by Tatsuro Yamashita and its main character voices including the protagonist Kun-chan by 18-year-old actress Moka Kamishiraishi. Watch the latest clip from the highly-anticipated summer film after the jump!
The official website for Mamoru Hosoda's upcoming new anime feature Mirai no Mirai (Mirai of The Future)/MIRAI announced today that 65-year-old singer-songwriter Tatsuro Yamashita provides the OP and theme songs for the film. This is the second time for him to work for Hosoda, since the theme song for Hosoda's 2009 film Summer Wars. Hit the jump for more details.
Studio Chizu's official YouTube channel today posted a 60-second trailer for Mamoru Hosoda's upcoming new anime feature Mirai no Mirai (Mirai of The Future)/MIRAI. This is the third film from the studio co-founded by himself and ex-Madhouse producer Yuichiro Saito, following Wolf Children (2012) and The Boy and The Beast (2015). Watch the new clip with English subtitles after the jump.