GKIDS have released a teaser trailer for Weathering With You, and have revealed the film’s North American premiere date.
Weathering With You will premiere on January 17th 2020 in select North American cinemas.
Originally debuting on Japan on July 19th, the film became the 7th highest-growing domestic film of all time in Japan, and the highest-grossing film in Japan this year. The film has been submitted to the Best International Feature Film category at the 92nd Academy Awards.
The film technically premiered during the Toronto International Film Festival on September 8th, 10th, and 14th.
It was directed by Makoto Shinkai, produced by Story Inc., and animated by CoMix Wave Films.
You can find the full run-down below:
“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…”