Weathering With You Director
Photo Credit: CoMix Wave Films

As of late, Makoto Shinkai started doing press in Japan in the wake of his most recent film discharge. Weathering With You went live in Japan to basic recognition, and a fan-interpreter online known as otakujp has turned more than one of his visits. It was there Shinkai uncovered why he esteems anime over cutting edge, and the entertainer had a few reasons.

Shinkai said:

“I want to value things that only anime can do. I’ve been often asked, ‘If you draw real Tokyo, why don’t you make a live-action film?’ In my opinion, even if you can make a live shot, the running time will more than double,

For example, the number of blinks depend on the actor’s physiological sense. If you make it by assembling small puzzles in anime, you can increase the density of what you want to describe without unnatural flow in a limited time.

If you take a live-action, the impression will probably be half. Although it is drawn realistically, the lighting and shadowing are unique to anime. The real pleasure of anime is to inspire the audience with the beauty of art and to invite them to a dynamic visual world.”


At present, Weathering With You has demonstrated its legitimacy in Japan as the open keeps on spouting over it. This week, reports affirmed Japan has presented the motion picture as its designation for Best International Feature Film at the Oscars.

Weathering With You Director
Photo Credit: CoMix Wave Films

The Weathering With You film opened in 359 theaters and 448 screens in Japan on July 19.

Toronto International Film Festival will have the North American debut of Weathering With You as a major aspect of its Special Presentations class. The film is qualified to win the Audience Award. The 44th TIFF will be held at theaters in Toronto, Ontario from September 5 to 15.

GKIDS portrays the film:

“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