The feature length anime film Weathering With You has been a smashing success.
The film has raked in over 100 million dollars or 10 billion yen to date since its July 19th premiere – news confirmed via Variety.
Here’s a synopsis on the movie:
”GKIDS proudly presents the highly-anticipated new film from director Makoto Shinkai and the creative team, including producer Genki Kawamura, behind the critically-acclaimed, global smash hit Your Name.
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…”
The film is Makato Shinkai’s second theatrical release. The first is the wildly popular Your Name, about 2 kids that changed bodies and fell in love with each other.