“In This Corner of the World” Anime Drama Coming November 14 from Shout! Factory

Cover of "In This Corner of the World"An empowering coming-of-age tale set against the backdrop of World War II, In This Corner of the World (DVD: $16.98, Blu-ray/DVD Combo: $22.98)—which won the coveted Animation of the Year award at the 40th Japan Academy Awards—will bow November 14 from Shout! Factory. Based on the award-winning manga by Fumiyo Kouno, acclaimed director Sunao Katabuchi’s film tells the emotional story of Suzu, a young woman from Hiroshima, who has just become a bride in the nearby city of Kure during World War II. Suzu’s life is thrown into chaos when her town is bombed during the war. Her perseverance and courage underpin this heartwarming and inspirational tale of the everyday challenges faced by the Japanese people in the midst of a violent, war-torn country. Bonus features include a post-screening Q&A.