Makoto Shinkai‘s new film Weathering With You has earned 12.1 billion yen which is around US$113 million as of Sunday, its 52nd day of screening in Japan. The film has sold 9 million tickets up until this point.
The film was the #8 most astounding acquiring Japanese film ever in Japan starting a week ago, yet it has now outperformed The Wind Rises with 12.02 billion yen to crawl up to #7. It is likewise now the #6 Japanese animated film ever, and the most astounding netting film live-action or animated, local or abroad in Japan this year in the wake of fixing the live-action Aladdin film.
The film opened in 359 theaters and 448 screens in Japan on July 19. The last Japanese film to acquire more than 10 billion yen was Shinkai’s past film Your Name. three years back. Weathering With You is additionally now the most astounding earning Japanese film so far this year in the wake of outperforming the live-action Aladdin.
The Weathering With You film’s official site additionally uncovered on Monday that the film will have extraordinary screenings that will permit cheering, singing, yelling, cosplay, and pen lights in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, and Hokkaido starting on September 15.
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“