What You Need to Know:
- Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni is another movie that has come out in the wake of the success of "Kimi no Na wa". It has been doing well with various Japanese news sources stating that viewership ranking is ranking the movie with a 100% statisfaction rate.
- With Kimi no Na wa on its way to being nominated for an Oscar, the director of Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni wants to take the movie aborad. So what does he do? Turn to the increasinly popular resource of crowdfunding. The inital goal was set to raise 10.8 million yen or about 97,000 USD in 70 days.
- He hit his goal in less than 24 hours! They had raised over $97,000 in one da and at the time of this article, two days in, they have raised 14.2 million yen or about 128,000 USD! They still have 68 days to go, so let's see how much they can raise!
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IN ONE DAY? L M F A O
The supporters are crazy.
To be honest, I find this dumbfounding in a good way.
The future of Japanese cinema lies in crowdfunding!!!
To be honest, this was not the greatest.
You know... I have not seen this yes, but now I want to!