Latest film from Makoto Shinkai to launch digitally in August
In a quiet announcement following an equally muted Memorial Day weekend, GKIDS has announced the home video release details for celebrated anime director Makoto Shinkai's most recent film Weathering With You. The film will first be released on August 4th across major video on demand platforms, followed by Blu-Ray, DVD and SteelBook editions six weeks later on September 15th. GKIDS has also announced plans for a separate Collector's Edition, which will be announced in the future.
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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…