Makoto Shinkai‘s newest film Suzume no Tojimari (lit. Suzume’s Door-Locking) got an impressive display at this year’s AnimeJapan convention. ComixWave Films’ booth is showing off a life-sized recreation of the key visual, including a recreation of the door.
The booth included a personal message from Shinkai, translated as follows:
For these past two years, I feel like I’ve been traveling with Suzume to a faraway place. The staff has been working as one to ensure that she reaches the places she needs to be, and that her journey can be enjoyed by many viewers. I hope you can look forward to its opening.
Character designer Masayoshi Tanaka, animation director Kenichi Tsuchiya, and Takumi Tanji also left their comments at the booth. Tanaka commented that he is looking forward to the unveiling of his designs. Tsuchiya commented that the staff has been working very…