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Spotify releases a multi-entertainment playlist where you can enjoy the world of “Suzume no Tojimemari” with various contents such as music, audio, video, and novel reading
For a limited time only, a special listening booth will open at UNIQLO Harajuku! You can experience the world of movies with your ears
Spotify (company name: Spotify A B / headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden), an audio streaming service used by more than 456 million users worldwide, has released the latest work by director Makoto Shinkai “Suzume” on Friday, November 11th. Spotify’s
multi-entertainment playlist “Makoto Shinkai Ongaku no Tobira-Songs from Makoto Shinkai’s Movies” has been released.
In this playlist, we introduce various contents unique to Spotify that allow you to enjoy the movie “Suzume no Tojimemari” from a new angle, along with songs that have appeared in the movies directed by Makoto Shinkai so far. The playlist includes songs from the soundtrack of the movie “Suzume no Tojimemari” and famous Showa pop songs that appear in the driving scene in the movie, as well as the theme song “Suzume feat. Jumei” and “Kanata Haruka”. , “Canvas” that displays an 8-second loop video on the smartphone screen during playback will be
implemented. In addition, the special content “Listen Novel, Suzume no Tojimemari”, where you can listen to the world of the novel version of this work read aloud by the heroine Suzume Iwato, Harana Noka, has completed the series of all 30 episodes, and the movie music. You can enjoy it together.
The music for this film was co-written by RADWIMPS, who will be working together for the third time in Shinkai’s work, and Kazuma Jinnouchi, a world-renowned film composer. Of the two theme songs, “Kanata Haruka” is sung by RADWIMPS, and the other “Suzume feat. Comment from Kyota Onishi, Head of Music Business Division, Spotify Japan Inc. “Spotify has collaborated with various movies such as ‘ONE PIECE FILM RED’ and ‘Princess of Dragons and Freckles’, and has supported deepening ties between fans and works through playlists and audio content. I came.
Through this playlist linked to the movie “Suzume no Tojimemari”, which has a variety of limited content that can be enjoyed only on Spotify, fans will not only discover new charms of the work, but also experience what Shinkai has touched so far. I would be happy if audiences who hadn’t been there before could come into contact with the world of movies and create an opportunity to become interested.” In commemoration of the movie release, the UNIQLO Harajuku store will set up a listening booth where you can listen to this playlist “Makoto Shinkai Music Door-Songs from Makoto Shinkai’s Movies” until December 19th. You can immerse yourself in the world of the work inside the store where Uniqlo’s T-shirt brand “UT” in collaboration with “Suzume no Tojimemari” is sold.
In addition, to commemorate this collaboration project, a Spotify brand commercial will be broadcast on terrestrial TV in 15 regions nationwide from November 11th to 30th.
In the TV commercial, the boy overlaps the door of his house with the door in the play, and listens intently to “Kanata Haruka”, immersing himself in the afterglow of the movie with music.
15 seconds ver: https://youtu.be/LwnLJzfLNBs
30 seconds ver: https://youtu.be/AQB1w2TXzUg
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Movie “Suzume no Toshimari” Story
Suzume, a 17-year-old girl who lives in a quiet town in Kyushu, meets Sota, a traveling young man who says, “I’m looking for a door.” Sota travels all over Japan as a “master” who closes and locks doors that bring disaster, but a mysterious cat, Daijin, appears in front of them. Hahaha,” and the next moment, Sota is transformed into a small chair! Doors begin to open one after another in front of the sparrows chasing the fleeing Daijin. Guided by a mysterious door and a small cat, Suzume’s journey through the Japanese archipelago including Kyushu, Shikoku, Kansai, and Tokyo. What awaited the sparrow was a forgotten truth.
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