Weathering With You Anime film offered 1,159,020 tickets to procure 1,643,809,400 yen (about US$15.22 million) in its initial three days. The film opened in 359 theaters and 448 screens in Japan last Friday, on July 19. The film earned 28.6% more in its initial three days contrasted with Shinkai’s past “Your Name“. The film, which earned US$ 12.51 million in its initial three days.

Weathering With You Anime Film #1 at Japan's Box Office
Photo Credit: “TOHO Animation”

Shinkai affirmed that the film will get a general release, and releases have quite recently been decided for North America, Europe, Asia, and South America.

GKIDS has approved the film for North America and will give the film a “grants qualifying” showy keep running for this present year before a progressively broad screening with inscriptions and an English name in mid-2020.


The summer of his high school freshman year, Hodaka runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day as if to suggest his future. He lives his days in isolation, but finally finds work as a writer for a mysterious occult magazine. Then one day, Hodaka meets Hina on a busy street corner. This bright and strong­willed girl possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky…

novel of the same name composed by Makoto Shinkai himself is set to be distributed on July 18, 2019, one day before the film’s presentation. Shinkai on April 30 declared that he has finished up the novel.

Weathering With You Debuts at #1 at Japan's Box Office
Photo Credit: “Studio Pierrot
Tokyo Ghoul S, the second live-action film dependent on Sui Ishida’s Tokyo Ghoul manga, positioned at #7 in its opening end of the week. The film opened in Japan keep going Friday, July 19 on 292 screens.

Funimation screened the film at Anime Expo as the film’s United States debut on July 6 and will open the film in theaters in the United States in September.


The story follows Ken Kaneki, a college student who barely survives a deadly encounter with Rize Kamishiro, his date who reveals herself as a ghoul. He is taken to the hospital in critical condition. After recovering, Kaneki discovers that he underwent a surgery that transformed him into a half-ghoul. This was accomplished because some of Rize’s organs were transferred into his body, and now, like normal ghouls, he must consume human flesh to survive. The ghouls who manage the coffee shop “Anteiku” take him in and teach him to deal with his new life as a half-ghoul. Some of his daily struggles include fitting into the ghoul society, as well as keeping his identity hidden from his human companions, especially from his best friend Hideyoshi Nagachika.