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.
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 film has been described:
“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…“
A 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.
“(c) Makoto Shinkai, / “Weathering With You” Production Committee“