Three versions of the anime film will be released in Japan
If you look at the chart, you’ll see that a front of Weathering with You anime film home releases will be hitting the island nation of Japan on May 27. The official Twitter account for the film predicts that the Ultra HD, 4K version will have the highest percentage of rainfall, with many special features. We cross to voice actors Kotaro Daigo (Hodaka Morishima) and Nana Mori (Hina Amano) for more.
The anime film, which was the highest-grossing film in Japan in 2019, will come in three flavors, a limited edition Ultra HD Blu-ray set, a standard edition Blu-ray set, and a DVD set. The Ultra HD version has multiple documentaries, with feature director Makoto Shinkai, RADWIMPS, and more, and follow the production of the film from storyboard to screen. There’s also an extended version of the music video for “Grand Escape [feat. Toko Miura]” by RADWIMPS with a new cut featuring footage from the film.
All editions will come with a collection of trailers and TV spots, and a look at Makoto Shinkai’s past works.
The Ultra HD 5-disc limited edition version of Weathering with You is a hefty 12,000 yen (US$110), while the standard edition Blu-ray comes out for 4,800 yen (US$44), and the DVD version, 3,800 yen (US$35). The film hits US cinemas on January 15 and 16, followed by a wide release from January 17.
Source: Weathering with You on Twitter
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs the YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.