Fathom Events has announced that it will screen Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering With You anime film in theaters in the United States on January 15 and 16, 2020. The screenings will be a “Special Fan Preview” with exclusive bonus content before GKIDS opens the film in North America on January 17, 2020. Tickets for Fathom Events’ screening will go on sale on November 15, 2019.
Weathering With You opened in 359 theaters and 448 screens in Japan on July 19, 2019. The film sold 1,159,020 tickets for 1,643,809,400 yen (about US$15.22 million) in its first three days in 358 theaters. The film ranked #1 in its opening weekend. The film has sold a total of 10.27 million tickets to earn 13,738,922,000 yen (about US$126 million) as of October 20, 2019. Weathering With You is now the #7 highest-earning domestic film of all time in Japan and the highest-grossing film in Japan this year.