Fantasy Tenki no Ko (Weathering With You) Anime Film

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    High school student Hodaka Morishima leaves his home on an isolated island and moves to Tokyo, but he immediately becomes broke. He lives his days in isolation, but finally finds a job as a writer for a shady occult magazine. After he starts his job, the weather has been rainy day after day. In a corner of the crowded and busy city, Hodaka meets a young girl named Hina Amano. Due to certain circumstances, Hina and her younger brother live together, but have a cheerful and sturdy life. Hina also has a certain power: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky.



    Makoto Shinkai is credited with the original work, and is also directing and writing the film's scripts. Masayoshi Tanaka is designing the characters, Atsushi Tamura is the animation director, and Hiroshi Takiguchi is the art director.


    The film will open in Japan on July 19. Shinkai has confirmed that the film will get a worldwide release.


    The first teaser trailer, previewing RADWIMPS' new song "Ai ni Dekiru Koto wa Mada Aru Kai", was streamed.






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    The film will be getting a novel adaptation as well. Shinkai himself is writing the novel. It'll be available digitally and in print on July 18.
     
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    GKIDS has licensed the anime film. The film will have an "awards qualifying" theatrical run this year, with a broader theatrical release slated for early 2020 with both English subtitles and English-dubbed screenings.
     
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    A second teaser video, previewing RADWIMPS' "Grand Escape (Movie edit) feat. Toko Miura” theme song for the film, was streamed.



     
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    Weathering With You will be getting the manga treatment on Kodansha comics starting from July 25.

    The film will open in Japan on July 19. Shinkai has confirmed that the film will get a worldwide release.
     
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    Weathering With You (Tenki no Ko) sold 1,159,020 tickets to earn 1,643,809,400 yen (about US$15.22 million) in its first three days. The film earned 28.6% more in its first three days compared to Shinkai's Your Name film, which earned 1,277,960,000 yen (about US$12.51 million at the time) in its first three days.

    Shinkai confirmed that the film will get a worldwide release, and releases have already been decided for North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. GKIDS has licensed the film for North America, and will give the film an "awards qualifying" theatrical run this year before a wider screening with subtitles and an English dub in early 2020.


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    "Weathering With You" Theme Song

    『RADWIMPS feat. Toko Miura - Grand Escape』


     
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    The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will host the North American premiere of the film as part of its Special Presentations category. The film is eligible to win the Audience Award.

    The 44th TIFF will be held at theaters in Toronto, Ontario from September 5 to 15.
     
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    Japan has submitted Weathering With You for consideration in the Best International Feature Film category at the 92nd Academy Awards. The film is the first anime that Japan has submitted in the category since Hayao Miyazaki's Princess Mononoke in 1998. The award was known as Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film until this year.
     
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    Nice to hear the film is doing well. I really loved Your Name so I have high hopes for this one. I'll probably scoop up the blu-ray once it's available in the US.
     

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