The official site for Makoto Shinkai‘s new film Weathering With You (Tenki no Ko) streamed a “special forecast” video for the anime on Tuesday.
Television Asahi circulated a footage from the film‘s opening scene during a rerun of Shinkai’s Your Name. film on June 30. The Weathering With You anime film will open in Japan on July 19. Shinkai affirmed that the film will get an overall discharge, and discharges have just been chosen for North America, Europe, Asia, and South America.
GKIDS has authorized the film for North America, and will give the film a “awards qualifying” theatrical run for this present year before a more extensive screening with captions and an English dub 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…
A novel of a 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.