Trailer is shown above. ‘Your Name’ Director Makato Shinkai will be returning with his new movie “Weathering With You” in Summer. The movie is scheduled to release on July 19th in Japanese theaters. A new teaser Visual to the movie has been revealed.
Shinkai confirmed that the movie will get a global release and releases have already been decided for North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. GKIDS has already licensed North American release.
The opening theme “Ai ni Dekiru koto wa Mada Arukai” will be performed by RADWIMPS, the same group which performed Your Name’s opening theme “Zenzenzense” which was one the most- selling song that year. The Opening theme was featured in one of the promo trailers.
The film’s story centers around the high school student Hodaka who leaves his home on an isolated island and moves to Tokyo, but he immediately becomes broke. He lives his days in isolation, but finally finds a job as a writer for a shady occult magazine.
After he starts his job, the weather has been rainy day after day. In a corner of the crowded and busy city, Hodaka meets a young woman named Hina.
Due to certain circumstances, Hina and her younger brother live together but have a cheerful and sturdy life. Hina also has a certain power: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky.