Love and science have never gone together in logic, but when it comes to fiction, nothing is a better fit. Bringing in all the fluff and wholesomeness of a sci-fi romance is the recent announcement of The Tunnel To Summer, the Exit Of Goodbyes anime adaptation. While the source remains immensely underrated among international readers, the light novel is actually very popular among Japanese readers. The anime adaptation has been anticipated by several fans and it being finally here is definitely a piece of huge news. If you are into romantic stories with some major twists, missing out on this one is not a choice you should make.
The upcoming anime project is based on The Tunnel To Summer, the Exit Of Goodbyes light novel series written by Mei Hachimoku and illustrated by Kukka. It was first published by Shogakukan under the Gagaga Bunko imprint in 2019. The light novel has been ongoing ever since and even translated to English by Seven Seas Entertainment. It was even adapted into a manga series later, which was serialized in the Monthly Sunday Gene-X magazine.
Here is everything we know about The Tunnel To Summer, the Exit Of Goodbyes anime movie so far.
The Tunnel To Summer, the Exit Of Goodbyes Release Date
The first announcement regarding the anime film was made in December 2021. As per the most recent update made on 21 January 2022, The Tunnel To Summer, The Exit Of Goodbyes anime film will be released in 2022. The announcement was made along with the first key visual of the upcoming anime film. It seems highly possible that the film will premiere in the Fall of this year. The movie’s animation production will be done by CLAP under the direction of Tomohisa Taguchi
"The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes" – Teaser Visual!
The film is scheduled for Summer 2022 in Japan.
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There has been no announcement regarding the film’s international release at the time of writing.
The Tunnel To Summer, The Exit Of Goodbyes is an award-winning light novel that revolves around two concepts: Love and time travel. The Urashima Tunnel is popular for the rumors surrounding it, which stated that it is not bound to the laws of space and time. Anyone who walks through will get what they most desire but what they must give in return is their own life span. When high school student Tono Kaori discovers a tunnel that matches the description of the infamous Urashima Tunnel, he can’t help but think of his deceased sister, Karen. As he wonders what he should do next, he finds out that the new transfer student, Anzu Hanaki, has followed him. She offers to help him explore the tunnel, but her motives remain unclear and mysterious.