Wider theatrical release to follow on January 17
If you're hoping to catch the nationwide showings of Makoto Shinkai's hit anime film Weathering With You, you'll have a chance to do so a couple days early. GKIDS and Fathom Events announced plans to release the feature to U.S. audiences across the nation for Special Fan Preview screenings on January 15 and 16.
After this two-day event, a wider theatrical release follows on January 17. Tickets will be available Friday, November 15 on the official website.
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…