Makoto Shinkai’s Hoshi o Ou Kodomo Film Teaser was posted on Tuesday at noon. This film is the latest work by the creator of Voices of a Distant Star, The Place Promised in Our Early Days, and 5 Centimeters Per Second. The new film is set to open in Japan in May 2011.
The film centers on Asuna, a girl who spends her solitary days listening to the mysterious music emanating from the crystal radio she received from her father as a memento. However, she embarks on a journey of adventure to meet a boy again, and thus comes to know the cruelty and beauty of the world, as well as loss.