Weathering With You film bounced once more from #2 to #1 in its 6th end of the week. The film sold 305,000 tickets throughout the end of the week, and earned about US$3.97 million from Friday to Sunday. The film has so far sold 8 million tickets for about US$101 million since opening. The film is presently the #9 most noteworthy acquiring film ever in Japan.
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.
“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“