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Dec 13, 2017 1:06 AM
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At a press conference held at the Toho headquarter in Tokyo on Wednesday, an anime film by director Mamoru Hosoda (Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki) titled Mirai no Mirai (Mirai from the Future) was announced. The film is scheduled to open in Japanese theaters on July 20, 2018.

The film centers on Kun-chan, a spoiled four-year-old boy in a small house in a corner of a certain city. When his little sister Mirai is born, he feels that his little sister has deprived him of their parents' affection, and is overwhelmed by a series of first experiences. Amidst his new life, he meets an older version of his little sister Mirai, who has come from the future.

Director, Script: Mamoru Hosoda
Animation Director: Hiroyuki Aoyama (Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo), Ayako Hata (Summer Wars key animation)
Art Director: Takashi Oomori (Coquelicot-zaka kara), Youhei Takamatsu (Bakemono no Ko)
Producer: Yuuichirou Saito (Piano no Mori)
Studio: Studio Chizu


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Source: Comic Natalie

Mirai no Mirai on MAL
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Dec 13, 2017 1:08 AM

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Why is there always time travel.
Dec 13, 2017 1:09 AM

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Looks nice, but might not watch any time soon,
Dec 13, 2017 1:12 AM

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A boy who meets his imouto from the future, who has now become cute neesan? Out of context it sounds like a teasing plot for a romantic light novel, lol. But I will still wait for it, as it promises to be a good family film.

Level of my english is still too poor, so ask not particularly angry because of my terrible grammar.
Dec 13, 2017 1:13 AM

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This sounds really interesting. I'm always excited for Hosoda's movies.
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Dec 13, 2017 1:27 AM

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Swagernator said:
Why is there always time travel.

I'm no expert, but possibly because of the popularity of Yasutaka Tsutsui's famous SF novel, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time? I think it's considered a classic in Japan. Hosoda also filmed that one.
Dec 13, 2017 1:29 AM

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Lol, I thought the title was "Future of Future"/ Future's Future.
This might be good, I'll check it out when available.
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Dec 13, 2017 1:31 AM

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Looks good to me :)
Dec 13, 2017 1:34 AM
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Sounds good to me. I'm personally looking forward to Mamoru Hosoda's next work and this has potential from what's shown so far.
Dec 13, 2017 1:35 AM

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Swagernator said:
Why is there always time travel.

well at least it's better than yet another Isekai movie or anime. Seriously why is there always a transported to a different world anime.

But seriously looking forward to it. Loved wolf children.
Dec 13, 2017 1:47 AM

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Wow, sounds really interesting. Looking forward to it.
Dec 13, 2017 1:51 AM

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Actually, the film was announced a fewf months ago (in May more precisely) with synopsis.

They just showed PV and announced details now.
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Dec 13, 2017 2:00 AM

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Time travel? again? nevermind, It has to be worth watching
Dec 13, 2017 2:26 AM

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He always make kids stuff, I guess Studio Ghibli loves kids.
Dec 13, 2017 2:43 AM

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It seems more simplistic in premise than his previous work, & that's good. Maybe this time Hosada can focus more on making sure the script written well.
Dec 13, 2017 2:47 AM
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Well I doubt it'll reach Kimi no Na wa's levels exactly but I'll watch it at least

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Dec 13, 2017 3:12 AM

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NOICE. i will definitely watch this one. i like hosoda's directing style.
Dec 13, 2017 3:31 AM

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Hope it'll be better than Bakemono no Ko which I wasn't a big fan of.
Dec 13, 2017 3:31 AM

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Time travel is nice but considering how meh Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo was I don't have much expectations, let's see it it ends up being good.
Dec 13, 2017 4:29 AM

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The premise and trailer look quite adorable! I'll be sure to check it out.
Dec 13, 2017 4:32 AM

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Looking forward to this one!
Hope 2018 will give us good movies like 2017 did.
Dec 13, 2017 6:11 AM

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I'm SO excited! I loved the way he pulled off Girl Who Leapt Through Time, so even if the premise of this one sounds typical, I'm sure Hosoda will do it in a heartwarming and interesting way.
Dec 13, 2017 6:14 AM

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This movie was made for me.
Dec 13, 2017 6:28 AM

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bakemono no ko was decent, not as great as wolf children... but look like it try to be wolf children one? aren't bakemono no ko is much more succesful?
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Dec 13, 2017 6:31 AM
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The cover art looks like The Girl Who Leapt Through Time rotated 180 degrees combined with Sakasama No Patema :p
Dec 13, 2017 7:07 AM

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Another movie that includes time travel for the shitty feels attempt, ridden to the brim with plot holes and inconsistencies. Bring it on Japan.
Dec 13, 2017 8:00 AM

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Personally, I wasn't a fan of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, but for those who were, this will definitely be right up their alley! So while I most likely won't watch it, I am happy that it is being produced for the numerous TGWLTT fans

Dec 13, 2017 8:53 AM

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Seems interesting. I'm always up for a nice family Anime.
Dec 13, 2017 9:01 AM
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Waiting eagerly for this movie:)
most of Hosoda's movies have a quit stamp that makes me relax.
Dec 13, 2017 9:47 AM

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Yay, more Hosoda!!! I love his movies.
Dec 13, 2017 10:37 AM

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Any word on Sadamoto's possible implication as a chaa-designer??

youseiki said:
He always make kids stuff, I guess Studio Ghibli loves kids.

It's called a "family movie" and isn't coming form Ghibli.
Dec 13, 2017 2:05 PM

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The names for anime are getting even more dull as time goes on.
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Dec 13, 2017 4:34 PM

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Hosoda can do better than this. Not saying it won't be good but it sounds samey and not as fantastical as some of his other films were going.
Dec 13, 2017 4:42 PM

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Not sure what to think of this tbh. Looks rather 'meh' than 'good' according to the trailer & the synopsis.
Dec 13, 2017 9:43 PM

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Got me at Mamoru Hosoda. It doesn't seem too interesting yet, but unless the reviews are terrible, I'll definitely be watching this.
Dec 14, 2017 10:25 AM

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I can't wait to see what Hosoda will do this time!
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Dec 14, 2017 5:15 PM

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Nice! A new Hosoda's film is always welcome.
Dec 14, 2017 6:38 PM

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Whoa.. the sypnosis sounds damn good(more interesting than kimi no na wa)! I want to know more so I will be looking forward to this!
Dec 14, 2017 9:49 PM
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More Mamoru Hosoda is nice.

Though I do hope that its handled better than The Girl Who Lepth through Time since I didn't liked that film that much.
Dec 21, 2017 12:40 PM
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I can't wait to see it!
Mar 14, 12:23 AM

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Aquamirror said:
Another movie that includes time travel for the shitty feels attempt, ridden to the brim with plot holes and inconsistencies. Bring it on Japan.

This takes the cake as the most pompous and idiotic comment on this thread. Congratulations.

Also, what's with the "meh" feelings on TGWLTT? It's legit one of his best films. Now Boy and the Beast, that I can understand being underwhelmed by. I enjoyed it, but it felt messier and less strongly put together than his previous works. I really hope Mirai can live up to the quality bar he set with Wolf Children and Summer Wars.
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