Directed by Makoto Shinkai, Weathering with You is an animated romantic fantasy movie. It will receive an awards-qualifying limited run 2019 to compete for next year’s Oscars, with Japan eyeing the Best International Film category. it will be the japan’s first submission of an anime film in that category since 1997’s Princess Mononoke.
The film was already a huge hit in Japan but build up internationally next year, with a U.S. release date set for January 17, 2020.
Weathering with You takes place the difficult lives of a runaway and a lonely girl who has recently lost her mother in Japan during a period of rainy weather. Hodaka Morishima, a high-school teenage boy who has run away to Tokyo befriends an orphan girl named Hina Amano, who appears to be able to manipulate the weather.
New York-based company GKids released an official Trailer for Weathering with You movie.
Weathering with You sold 1,159,020 tickets to earn ¥1,643,809,400 (approx $15.22 million) in its first three days. on August 25, 2019, it had sold 8 million tickets and earned ¥10.73 billion (about $101 million). on September 16, 2019, it had earned ¥12.72 billion rankings in the Japanese film box-office.
Kotarō Daigo as Hodaka Morishima, Nana Mori as Hina Amano, Chieko Baisho as Tomi, Sakura Kiryu as Nagisa Amano, Sei Hiraizumi as Yasui,
Shun Oguri as Keisuke Suga, Tsubasa Honda as Natsumi, Yuuki Kaji as Takai, Aoi Yūki as Sayaka Natori, Ayane Sakura as Ayane and Hidekatsu Shibata as God
Weathering with You Premiere date in other countries
2019-08-08 (Hong Kong)
2019-08-22 (New Zealand)
2019-09-08 (Canada, Toronto International Film Festival)
2019-10-12 (United Kingdom, Scotland Loves Anime)
2019-10-18 (United States, Animation Is Film Festival)