Year 2019 has brought a lot of new anime series that were great hits on anime universe like Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, The Promised Neverland and many more, but besides anime series, one of the prior years biggest was Makoto Shinkai’s successful Weathering With You film.
The film opened on January 17 in Japan and has become a worldwide success with record-breaking sales of more than $176.3 million (worldwide).
The English dub cast incorporates:
- Brandon Engman as Hodaka
- Ashley Boettcher as Hina
- Lee Pace as Suga
- Alison Brie as Natsumi
- Emeka Guindo as Nagi
- Riz Ahmed as Takai
- Vinnie Penna as Kimura
- Mike Pollock as Yasui
- Barbara Goodson as Tachibana
Fathom Events will screen the film in theaters in the United States on January 15 and 16. The screenings will be a Special Fan Preview with restrictive reward content before GKIDS opens the film in North America on January 17.
The screenings beginning on January 17 will have both English-subtitled screenings and English-dub screenings.
“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 strong-willed girl possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky…”
“(c) Makoto Shinkai / “Weathering With You” Production Committee“