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Finally done. Movie production decision for four years.
The production Committee of “In a Corner of this World” started on June 3, and the production of the anime movie was officially decided. The movie will be shown in the autumn of 2016, and is planning national road show by distribution of Tokyo Theatres.
The staffs decided at this time are below.
original work : Fumiyo Kono
director, script : Sunao Katabuchi
Anime production : MAPPA
distribution : Tokyo Theatres
Fans gave the production a major boost by cloud funding.
“In a Corner of this World” is a manga by Fumiyo Kono which Director Sunao Katabuchi has been planned to make into a movie for many years, but the production ran into difficulties. Therefore they carried out financing in cloud funding service “Makuake” from March 9, 2015. As a result, during an offer period until May 29 of 82 days, support of 36,224,000 yen gathered from 3,374 supporters. The number of these supporters was the record-high number of people in Japan and recorded an achievement rate of 181% who greatly exceeded 20 million yen that the amount of money aimed for at first. It was the domestic history best as the amount of cloud funding procurement of the motion picture, and it followed that this proved the degree of its high attention.