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    Thursday December 19, 2019
  • Japan's Emperor and Empress Attended Charity Screening of In This Corner Of The World Anime Film

    The 150-minute extended edition will open in Japan tomorrow

    Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, along with their daughter Aiko, attended a charity screening of the anime film Kono Sekai no (Sarani Ikutsumono) Katasumi ni / In This Corner (and Other Corners) of the World, held at Nisho Hall in Tokyo on December 18. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday October 9, 2019
  • In This Corner Of The World Anime Film Extended Edition Full Trailer Introduces More Newly-Animated Scenes

    The 150-minute edition that reflects the director's original vision hits theaters December 20, 2019

    The official website for the anime film Kono Sekai no (Sarani Ikutsumono) Katasumi ni / In This Corner (and Other Corners) of the World has posted a 100-second full trailer to introduce more newly animated scenes focusing on the friendship between the protagonist Suzu Hojo (CV: Non) and Rin Shiraki (Nanase Iwai). Check out the new clip after the jump.

  • Friday September 20, 2019
  • Kana Hanazawa Joins This Corner Of The World Anime Film Extended Edition as Additional Character Teru

    The 150-minute edition will be released in Japan on December 20, 2019

    The official website for the forthcoming anime film Kono Sekai no (Sarani Ikutsumono) Katasumi ni/In This Corner (and Other Corners) of the World has posted a 60-second new trailer introducing an additional character for the extended edition, Teru voiced by Kana Hanazawa (Kuroneko in Oreimo, Red Blood Cell in Cells at Work!). Meet the new character after the jump.

  • Monday August 5, 2019
  • In This Corner Of The World Reaches 1,000-Day Theatrical Run at a Theater in Ibaraki

    Director Katabuchi visits Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony today

    Since February 18, 2017, Tsuchiura Central Cinemas in Ibaraki Prefecture has been screening the anime film adaptation of Fumiyo Kouno's award-winning manga Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni/In This Corner of the World without break. And the film will finally reach the 1,000-day theatrical run at the theater on August 8. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday July 11, 2019
  • In This Corner Of The World Anime Film Extended Edition Shares New Scene Visuals

    Advance tickets with postcards go on sale at Japanese theaters from today

    The official Twitter for the anime film adaptation of Fumiyo Kouno's award-winning manga In This Corner of the World has posted new scene visuals from its forthcoming extended edition, titled In This Corner (and Other Corners) of the World, which will be released in Japan on December 20, 2019. Check out the newly-drawn scenes including a new character after the jump.

  • Saturday March 30, 2019
  • In This Corner Of The World Film Extended Version New Teaser Announces December 20, 2019 Release

    The new edition includes 30-minute newly animated footage

    The official website for the anime film adaptation of Fumiyo Kouno's award-winning manga In This Corner of the World has started streaming a 45-second new teaser for its extended version, titled In This Corner (and Other Corners) of the World, and also announced that it is finally set to be released in Japan on December 20, 2019. Check out the latest information after the jump!

  • Friday October 19, 2018
  • In This Corner Of The World Film's Extended Version Delayed to 2019

    "A few more months of production period are needed to complete the film."

    The official website for the anime film adaptation of Fumiyo Kouno's award-winning manga Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni/In This Corner of the World announced on October 19 that the release of its extended version is delayed to sometime in 2019. The edition with newly-animated 30-minute footage was originally planned to be released in Japan in December 2018. Hit the jump for more details. [

  • Wednesday July 25, 2018
  • In This Corner Of The World Extended Version to Add 30-Minute Newly-Animated Footage

    The 160-minute version is set to be released in December 2018

    The official website for the anime film adaptation of Fumiyo Kouno's award-winning manga Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni/In This Corner of the World announced today on July 26 that its planned extended version is now titled Kono Sekai no (Sara ni Ikutsumono) Katasumi ni/In This (And A Few More) Corners of the World and posted a 60-second teaser trailer announcing its theatrical release in December 2018. Check out the new information after the jump.

  • Wednesday July 4, 2018
  • In This Corner of the World Welcomes Drama-Original Character

    Nana Eikura joins the cast of the live-action adaptation

    The TV drama of In This Corner of the World is bringing a new character into the cast: Kayo, a modern woman written as a "bridge" between the story and its modern audience. Check out the actress behind the role and what we know of her so far after the jump!

  • Friday May 4, 2018
  • Honoka Matsumoto, Touri Matsuzaka to Star in "In This Corner of the World" TV Drama

    Joe Hisaishi (Hayao Miyazaki, Takeshi Kitano films) provides soundtrack music

    The main cast of the upcoming live-action serial TV drama based on Fumiyo Kouno's award-winning manga Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni/In This Corner of the World are announced today. 21-year-old Honoka Matsumoto (Yui Nishida in Koi wa Ameagari no You ni) is cast as the protagonist Suzu, while 29-year-old Touri Matsuzaka (Shinken Red in Samurai Sentai Shinkenger) plays her husband Shusaku Hojo. Check out the latest information after the jump.

  • Tuesday March 20, 2018
  • "In This Corner of the World" Manga to Get Live-Action Serial TV Drama This Summer

    Sunao Katabuchi's anime adaptation film won Japan Media Arts Festival Awards

    Following the highly praised anime film adaptation by Sunao Katabuchi, a new live-action serial TV drama based on Fumiyo Kouno's award-winning manga Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni/In This Corner of the World is planned for this summer. The news was announced in this year's latest 7th issue of Futabasha's Manga Action released today in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Saturday March 17, 2018
  • "In This Corner of the World," "Lu Over the Wall" Win Japan Media Arts Festival Awards

    Aoi Ikebe's women's life-themed short story collection "Nee, Mama" becomes the Grand Prix manga

    Japan Media Arts Festival, organized by Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs and The National Art Center, announced the winners of its four categories (art, entertainment, animation, manga) for the year 2017. 4,192 works from 98 countries and regions were submitted to the 21st event. Check out the winners of the animation and manga categories after the jump.

  • Wednesday February 21, 2018
  • Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2018 Reveals "Anime of the Year" Winners

    "In This Corner of the World" and "Kemono Friends" claim the Grand Prize awards for film and TV anime, respectively

    The Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2018, an international film festival sponsored by the Japan Video Association and co-hosted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government that seeks to recognize excellence in Japanese animation, has announced the winners for its "Anime of the Year" awards. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday January 29, 2018
  • "In This Corner of the World" Ends Its 441-Day Run in Two Hiroshima Theaters

    90 theaters across Japan will start screening the award-winning film this Saturday

    Hiroshima-based company Johakyu had been screening Sunao Katabuchi-directed anime film Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni/In This Corner of the World in its two theaters in Naku-ku, Hiroshima-city, since its premiere on November 12, 2016. The main story of the film is set in Hiroshima before and during World War II. The two theaters finally ended the film's screening on its 441st day on Friday. Hit the jump for more story.