Netflix has announced that Sunao Katabuchi and MAPPA’s In This Corner of the World film will be available on Netflix in Japan, the United States, Canada, and “some countries and territories” beginning on March 15, 2018.
Sunao Katabuchi wrote and directed the film, and GENCO and animation studio MAPPA produced the film. The anime has sold more than 2 million tickets in Japan since opening in November 2016.
The film went on to win the Fujimoto Award, the Daijin (Minister) Prize from the Agency for Cultural Affairs, the Hiroshima Peace Film Award at the Hiroshima International Film Festival, Kinema Jumpo magazine’s best Japanese movie of the year, the Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year, and the Jury Award in the Feature Film Category at Annecy. The film was nominated in the Best Animated Feature-Independent for the 45th Annual Annie Awards. The film also won in the Theatrical Anime Division at the Tokyo Anime Award Festival.