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Japan Sinks: 2020 Theatrical Edit Movie Reveals New Trailer

Humans are the superior creatures on Earth, but time to time, we realize how helpless we are in the face of natural disasters.


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Japan Sinks: 2020  follows the stories of the lives of several people when disaster strikes Japan.

The real nature of humans comes out, and while we see the evil, we are also inspired by how the characters don’t let go of hope, no matter what.

A theatrical edit version of Japan Sinks: 2020 will be released on 13th November 2020.

The official website of Japan Sinks: 2020 released a new promotional video for the upcoming anime film.

『日本沈没2020 劇場編集版 -シズマヌキボウ-』本予告
Japan Sinks 2020 Trailer

The new film will be an edited and compiled version of the existing anime. It will also contain some new cuts.

The trailer for the theatrical edit film shows clips of families going through their everyday lives.

These peaceful clips are interrupted by shots of destruction all over Japan. Shots of Ayumu and her family are also shown.

Japan Sinks: 2020 is one of the most ambitious works of Masaaki Yuasa, and it features incredible animation by Science Saru.

Thus it is of no surprise that the animation in the PV is breathtaking as well.

Japan Sinks: 2020 anime was released in July  2020 on Netflix, worldwide.

Since the distribution of Japan Sinks: 2020 began, the anime received mixed reviews. Some critics claimed it as an ambitious leap with a disappointing result.

Japan Sinks: 2020 Theatrical Edit Movie Reveals Trailer
Japan Sinks: 2020 | Source: Crunhyroll

Masaaki Yuasa holds the view that the anime in itself is complex and deals with a lot of different issues and emotions.

This theatrical edit film is being released to get through the intention of the anime to the audience.

If you have doubts related to the Japan Sinks: 2020 anime, then this movie might be the perfect opportunity to deal with them.

About Japan Sinks: 2020

Japan Sinks or Nihon Chinbotsu is a disaster novel written by Sakyo Komatsu; he worked on it for nine years.

There’s also a sequel to the story which was published in 2006, talk of a third one is currently ongoing. Kodansha published the novel.

Based on the novel, a film by Shiro Moritani was released in 1973 only.

It was also adapted as a television show in 1975, a remake in 2006, and now an ONA (original net animation) in 2020 by Netflix.

The anime focuses on the events of a major earthquake that hits Japan shortly after the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

Ayumu and Gou, siblings of the Mutoh household, begin to run with their parents far away from the unexpected chaos.

In the face of this dreadful reality, the Mutoh family tries to understand things, stick together, support, and care for each other in these disastrous times.

Source: Official website of Japan Sinks: 2020

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