‘The Tunnel to Summer,’ ‘City Hunter The Movie: Angel Dust’ set for huge anime-zing November
“The Tunnel to Summer, The Exit of Goodbyes” and “City Hunter The Movie: Angel Dust” will two anime films to look forward to this November along with a live-action Japanese film that is best seen and experienced in cinemas.
“The Tunnel to Summer, The Exit of Goodbyes” is about two young people checking out the Urashima Tunnel. It is a mysterious tunnel that can grant one’s fondest wish but at a price.
High school student Kaoru is plagued by a troubled past and fatefully teams up with Anzu, a girl who struggles to place obligations before her dreams. Destined to meet to unravel the mystery of the tunnel, Kaoru and Anzu learn along the way about young love and bending time itself.
An SM Cinema exclusive set to be shown on November 1, the anime film is directed by Tomohisa Taguchi with the main characters voiced by Ouji Suzuka and Marie Iitoyo.
City Hunter The Movie: Angel Dust
Aside from “The Tunnel to Summer, The Exit of Goodbyes,” there is also “City Hunter The Movie: Angel Dust.” This is the latest anime theatrical film produced by Aniplex and animated by Sunrise, City Hunter’s 35th anniversary.
With the franchise’s main protagonist Ryo Saeba, the movie involves an all-new drug named Angel Dust and is controlled by an underground organization that’s also covertly creating secret soldiers.
“City Hunter The Movie: Angel Dust” is directed by Kenji Kodama and features the voices of Akira Kamiya (Ryo) and Kazue Ikura as Kaori. It will hit SM Cinemas on November 8.
Tokyo MER: Mobile Emergency Room
Also, there is “Tokyo MER: Mobile Emergency Room.” This is a live action-packed film on the hazards that medical workers face to save 193 lives from the fire trapped at the 70th floor of a Yokohama skyscraper.
Based on the TV series of the same title, the movie adaptation deploys a team of emergency professionals on wheels formed by the Tokyo governor with one mission only: to prevent a single death.
Tasked with rushing to the scene of major accidents, disasters, and crimes, MER is armed with state-of-the-art medical equipment, a mobile operating room, and an elite staff ready to risk all to save lives.
“Tokyo MER: Mobile Emergency Room” opens exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas on November 22.
The Boy and The Heron
Finally, Hayao Miyazaki’s “The Boy and The Heron” will open on November 29 in local cinemas nationwide.
Dubbed as a big fantastical film, the movie is about a boy named Mahito (voiced by Soma Santoki) who enters a magical world with a talking grey heron after finding an abandoned tower in his new town.
Yearning for his mother, Mahito ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead where death comes to an end and life finds a new beginning.
“The Boy and The Heron” is a semi-autobiographical fantasy about life, death, creation and a tribute to friendship that can only come from the mind of Hayao Miyazaki.
An Encore Films presentation under Warner Bros. distribution, check your favorite cinemas for the advance online ticket selling of these thrilling anime and live action Japanese films. Follow Encore Films PH (Facebook) for more updates on the thrilling lineup of November films.