Award-winning anime film Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni (In This Corner of the World) will be released in Philippine cinemas.
The film will be distributed locally by Rafaella Films International, the same company that brought the Korean hit movie, Train to Busan, to the Philippines. They are currently finalizing the movie release date scheduled this June.
Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni is based on the award-winning manga by Fumiyo Kouno. It is directed by Sunao Katabuchi and animated by studio MAPPA. It has already won various awards including this year’s Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year and Japan Internet Movie Awards for Best Film.
The movie is set in 1930s and 1940s in Hiroshima and Kure, Japan. It tells the story of a bride named Suzu Urano as she live her life during the Second World War.
Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni made its theatrical debut in Japan on November 12, 2016.