Weathering With You Manga to End in August 2020

The August 2020 issue of Kodansha’s Afternoon magazine has announced that Wataru Kubota’s manga adaptation of Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering With You (Tenki no Ko) anime film will end in the magazine’s next issue in August 2020.

The manga launched in Kodansha’s Afternoon magazine in July 2019. Vertical licensed the Weathering With You manga, and it will ship the first volume on September 1, 2020.

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Details on GKIDS’ Weathering With You Collector’s Edition Release

GKIDS has announced the contents of their Collector’s Edition release of the Weathering With You anime film, which is scheduled to be released on November 17, 2020.

The film itself will be presented in 4K UHD with English, French and Japanese audio with English, Spanish and French subtitles, an additional Blu-ray disc including the companion feature-length documentary “The Making Of Weathering With You,” as well as the film’s soundtrack on CD. A 104-page perfect bound book, a mini poster, and decal sticker round out the bonuses, all packaged in a collector’s hard case.

Additional bonus features on the feature film’s Blu-ray disc include an interview with director Makoto Shinkai, the companion “Weather Front” featurette, a talk show interview with Makoto Shinkai and journalist Yumiko Udo, director filmography featurette, along with trailers and TV spots. The Weathering With You Collector’s Edition will have an MSRP of $79.98 and pre-orders are available now from Shout Factory at a special 20% discount of $63.99.

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Weathering With You Anime Film to Ship on Blu-ray Disc/DVD in North America on September 15, 2020

GKIDS and Shout! Factory have announced that they will release Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering With You anime film on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in North America on September 15, 2020. A limited-edition Collector’s Set will ship in November 2020. They will also release the film digitally on August 4, 2020.

Fathom Events screened the film in theaters in the United States on January 15 and 16, 2020. The screenings were a “Special Fan Preview” with exclusive bonus content before GKIDS opened the film in North America on January 17, 2020.

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Weathering With You Earns an Estimated US$6.6 Million in North America

The Box Office Mojo website has reported that Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering With You anime film has earned an estimated US$693,231 from January 24-January 26, 2020 to rank #20 in its second weekend in the North American box office. It has now earned an estimated total of US$6,552,876 in North America.

The film debuted in North America on January 15, 2020 and ranked #2 in the box office in North America in its first two days. At the end of that weekend, Weathering With You ranked at #13 for the weekend (higher than the previously projected #14). The film earned US$2,233,722 (higher than the original estimate of US$2,007,523) from January 17-January 20, 2020 (including US$425,189 instead of the estimated US$276,151 for January 20, 2020) in 486 theaters, and has earned a total of US$5,279,972 (instead of the estimated US$5,053,773) in its first six days.

Weathering With You became the highest-grossing release from the distributor GKIDS after its first two days in event screenings, topping Mary and The Witch’s Flower‘s US$2,418,404. After the higher finalized total for the previous weekend, it has also earned more than Shinkai’s previous film, your name., in North America.

The film will have 4DX screenings in North America beginning on January 31, 2020. Regal is listing the screenings with English subtitles, and dubbed screenings will also be available.

Source: ANN

Weathering With You Anime Film to Get 4DX Screenings in the United States

Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering With You anime film is getting a limited run of 4DX screenings in the United States beginning on January 31, 2020. Regal is listing the screenings with English subtitles, and dubbed screenings will also be available.

The 4DX screenings in the United States will feature wind, rain, face air, vibration, motion, lightning, rain storm, and other effects. The film’s 4DX and MX4D screenings in Japan began on September 27, 2019.

Weathering With You debuted in North America on January 15, 2020 and ranked at #2 in the box office in the United States in its first two days. The anime fell to #12 on January 17, 2020, and to #14 on January 18, 2020 and January 19, 2020. The film earned an estimated US$2,007,523 from Friday to Monday (including the estimated US$276,151 gross for Monday) in 486 theaters, and has earned an estimated total of US$5,053,773 in its first six days.

Weathering With You became the highest-grossing release from the distributor GKIDS after its first two days in event screenings, topping Mary and The Witch’s Flower‘s US$2,418,404.

Source: ANN

Weathering With You Anime Film Earns US$5 Million Over Six Days in the United States

The Box Office Mojo website has reported that Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering With You anime film has earned an estimated US$2,007,523 from January 17, 2020 to January 20, 2020 (including the estimated US$276,151 gross for January 20, 2020) in 486 theaters, and has earned an estimated total of US$5,053,773 in its first six days.

The film ranked at #2 in its first two days on January 15, 2020 and January 16, 2020, but fell to #12 on January 17, 2020, and to #14 on January 18 and 19, 2020. Box Office Mojo projected that the film will rank #15 on January 20, 2020 and #14 for the extended January 17-20, 2020 holiday weekend. It has an estimated per-screen average of US$4,130 for the extended weekend, the fourth highest among films now playing.

Weathering With You became the highest-grossing release from the distributor GKIDS after its first two days in event screenings, topping Mary and The Witch’s Flower‘s US$2,418,404.

Fathom Events screened the film in theaters in the United States on January 15 and 16, 2020. The screenings were a “Special Fan Preview” with exclusive bonus content before GKIDS opened the film in North America on January 17, 2020. The screenings that started on January 17, 2020 had both English-subtitled screenings and English-dubbed screenings.

Source: ANN

Weathering With You Anime Film Ranks at #2 in the United States on January 16, 2020

The Box Office Mojo website has reported that Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering With You anime film earned US$1,445,534 and ranked at #2 at the United States box office for January 16, 2020, after also ranking at #2 on January 15, 2020. The film has earned US$3,039,961 in its first two days.

Fathom Events screened the film in theaters in the United States on January 15 and January 16, 2020. The screenings were a “Special Fan Preview” with exclusive bonus content before GKIDS opened the film in North America on January 17, 2020. The screenings that started on January 17 have both English-subtitled screenings and English-dubbed screenings.

Weathering With You opened in Japanese theaters in July 2019.

Source: ANN

English Cast Announced for the Weathering With You Anime Film

The English cast has been announced for the Weathering With You anime film:

  • Brandon Engman is Hodaka
  • Ashley Boettcher is Hina
  • Lee Pace is Suga
  • Alison Brie is Natsumi
  • Emeka Guindo is Nagi
  • Riz Ahmed is Takai
  • Vinnie Penna is Kimura
  • Mike Pollock is Yasui
  • Barbara Goodson is Tachibana

Fathom Events will screen the 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. The screenings starting on January 17, 2020 will have both English-subtitled screenings and English-dub screenings.

Source: ANN

Palm Springs International Film Festival to Screen the Weathering With You Anime Film

The Palm Springs International Film Festival in California has announced that it will screen Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering With You anime film during the January 2-13, 2020 event. The festival will screen the film in the “Awards Buzz – Best International Feature Film Submissions” category, which features 51 official submissions from the Best International Feature Film category for the 92nd Academy Awards.

The film will screen in California on January 3, 2020 at 6:15 p.m. at Mary Pickford is D’Place, January 6, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at Regal Cinemas in Palm Springs, and January 10, 2020 at 12:45 p.m. at Mary Pickford is D’Place.

Fathom Events will screen the 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. The screenings starting on January 17, 2020 will have both English-subtitled screenings and English-dub screenings.

Source: ANN

Three Anime Films Nominated for Annie Awards

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, has announced the nominees for its 47th Annual Annie Awards. Trigger and XFlag’s Promare, DLE and Madhouse’s Okko’s Inn, and Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering With You anime films received nominations in the Best Animated Independent Feature category. The other nominees in the category are Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles and I Lost My Body.

ASIFA-Hollywood added the Best Animated Independent Feature award for the 2016 awards in order to “recognize not only features in wide release, but also the independent animators, international studios, anime and special productions that might not otherwise get the attention they deserve.”

The Annie Awards recognize outstanding achievement in animation. The awards ceremony will be held on January 25, 2020.

Source: ANN