Kodansha’s Afternoon magazine announced on their August issue that Wataru Kubota’s manga adjustment of Makoto Shinkai’s anime film Weathering With You will end in the magazine’s next issue in August.
Vertical describes the series:
”The summer of freshman year of high school. A boy named Hodaka runs away from his island home and goes to Tokyo, where he spends every day in loneness. Then, in a corner of the bustling city he meets a girl named Hina. But he soon finds out that she possesses a mysterious power.”
The manga got launched in Kodansha’s Afternoon magazine in July 2019.
The Weathering With You film opened on January 17 in Japan and has become a worldwide success with record-breaking sales of more than $193.1 million (worldwide).
GKİDS 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 strongwilled 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“