A New Year’s Treat: “The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes” Arrives on HIDIVE

The acclaimed anime film "The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes" will be available on HIDIVE from January 2. The film, a romantic fantasy, has won awards and features a star-studded voice cast. It promises a captivating start to the New Year.

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A New Year’s Treat: “The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes” Arrives on HIDIVE

As the New Year dawns, anime enthusiasts around the globe have a reason to rejoice. HIDIVE, the fast-growing anime streaming service, is set to stream the critically acclaimed anime film, "The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes" on January 2.

 A Journey into a Romantic Fantasy

"The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes" is a romantic fantasy based on the popular light novel and manga series of the same name by Mei Hachimoku. The film has been lauded for its captivating storyline and stunning animation, earning top honors in the feature film category at the 2023 Annecy International Animation Festival in France.

A Theatrical Success Now Streaming

The film had a successful theatrical run in the United States starting from November 3, 2023. It was presented in both Japanese with English subtitles and English dub, depending on the date and theater location. Now, this award-winning film is ready to wow audiences in the comfort of their homes.

Behind the Scenes

The film was directed by Tomohisa Taguchi, who also wrote the screenplay. The character design was done by Tomomi Yabuki, and the animation direction was handled by Seiji Tachikawa, Tomomi Yabuki, Toruo Hasegawa, and Yasuhisa Kato. The art direction was managed by Yuki Hatakeyama, and the CG direction was overseen by Tsukasa Saito. The film's music was composed by Harumi Fuuki.

 A Star-Studded Voice Cast

The Japanese voice cast includes Oji Suzuka as Kaoru Tono, Marie Iitoyo as Anzu Hanashiro, Yu Hatanaka as Shohei Kaga, Arisa Komiya as Koharu Kawasaki, Haruka Terui as Mr. Hamamoto, Rikiya Koyama as Kaoru’s Father, and Seiran Kobayashi as Karen Tono.

In conclusion, "The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes" is more than just an anime film; it's a testament to the power of storytelling and the magic of animation. As we step into the New Year, this film offers a perfect blend of romance, fantasy, and adventure. So, mark your calendars for January 2 and get ready to dive into this enchanting world on HIDIVE.