The tunnel to summer, the exit to goodbyeopened today in Japan, and to mark the premiere, a special clip from the film has been uploaded.
The tunnel to summer, the exit to goodbyepreviously revealed a teaser trailer along with a September premiere date. Studio CLAP (Pompo: The Cinephile) animated the film under the direction of Tomohisa Taguchi (Akudama Drive). The staff also includes:
- Character Design: Tomomi Yabuki
- Screenplay: Tomohisa Taguchi
- Music: Harumi Fuki
- Art Director: Yuki Hatakeyama
- Chief Animation Director: Tomomi Yabuki
The tunnel to summer, the exit to goodbyeis a light novel written by Mei Hachimoku and illustrated by KUKKA. There is also a manga adaptation with art by Kudon. Seven Seas Entertainment published botha light novelandmangain English and describes the story as:
Tono Kaoru heard a rumor: The laws of space and time mean nothing to the Urashima Tunnel. If you find it, go through it and you’ll find your heart’s desire on the other side…in exchange for years of your own life. At night, Kaoru accidentally finds himself in front of a tunnel that looks suspiciously like the one described in the rumor, he finds himself thinking about Karen, the sister he lost in an accident five years ago. To Kaoru’s surprise, he’s followed by new transfer student Anzu Hanaki, who promises to help him experiment with the mysterious tunnel – but what does she want from Kaoru in return? And what will he have left to give after the tunnel is done with him?
source: Pony Canyon Anime YouTube Channel
©2022 Mei Hachimoku, Shogakukan / “The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes” Film Partners