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    Wednesday May 27, 2020
  • Director Makoto Shinkai Shares New and Old Production Secrets on Weathering with You

    The master anime film director also posted the initial story structure for the film

    Weathering with You finally released on Blu-ray and DVD in Japan yesterday and to celebrate the release, director Shinkai went to Twitter to share some very early pre-production and some very late post-production secrets on the film. Check them out after the jump!

  • Tuesday May 26, 2020
  • GKIDS Announces WEATHERING WITH YOU Home Video Release Details

    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. Read on for the details.

  • Thursday May 7, 2020
  • Ride Your Wave Surfs to Bluray and Digital in August of 2020

    GKIDS and Shout! Factory distribute the Masaaki Yuasa / Science Saru anime film on U.S. home video

    Good news for fans of touching romance: Ride Your Wave, the 2019 theatrical anime film directed by Masaaki Yuasa and animated by Science Saru about a young couple falling in love only for their lives to be sidelined by tragedy, is coming to U.S. home video and select digital outlets from GKIDS and Shout! Factory in August of 2020. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday April 15, 2020
  • GKIDS Fights Fire with Fire for PROMARE Online Watch Party

    Studio TRIGGER's first feature film hits online stores such as Apple TV and Amazon Prime on April 21, 2020

    PROMARE, the hyper-kinetic 2019 theatrical anime film directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi and animated by Studio TRIGGER, is hitting numerous digital outlets on April 21, 2020, and GKIDS (the film's U.S. distributors) are hosting an online watch party event encouraging fans to interact with the English dubbed voice cast as they watch along. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday February 25, 2020
  • New Tokyo Godfathers Dub Cast Debuts in Spirited Trailer

    The Satoshi Kon classic will be back in theaters for a limited time

    Tokyo Godfathers is coming to theaters for a limited time next month, featuring a brand new dub! GKIDS has just shared a trailer featuring the new cast—check it out after the jump!

  • Monday February 3, 2020
  • Weathering with You’s North American Box Office Storms Past US$7.2 Million

    The film started 4DX screenings on January 31, encore dub screening starts in Australia on February 13

    Weathering with You has cleared out its own little slice of box office history by soaring past US$7.2 million in box office takings in North America over the January 31 weekend, Box Office Mojo estimates. The Makoto Shinkai directed film opened in the region on January 15 with special fan screenings, making over $1 million. Hit the jump to learn more information on how well the film is doing!

  • Friday January 31, 2020
  • Tokyo Godfathers Hits Select Theaters in March of 2020

    GKIDS and Fathom Events sponsor English dubbed and subtitled screenings of Satoshi Kon's classic 2003 anime film

    GKIDS and Fathom Events have revealed a new trailer and the release date information for the limited theatrical release of Tokyo Godfathers, a 2003 theatrical anime film directed by Satoshi Kon and animated by MADHOUSE about a trio of homeless people who have an extremely unusual Christmas Eve after discovering a baby hidden in a pile of trash. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday January 27, 2020
  • Weathering with You Breezes Past $6.5 Million in NA, Makes 10x as Much as Your Name in UK

    The anime film is a hit across the world, shining brightly like the sun

    Weathering with You anime film is already a huge hit in North America, becoming the biggest film from distributor GKIDS, and the 11th highest-grossing anime film in the region, but America isn’t the only place seeing amazing box office returns, with the gains in the United Kingdom being ten times that of his earlier work, Your Name. Hit the jump to learn more!

  • Tuesday January 21, 2020
  • GKIDS And Fathom Events Announce Ride Your Wave Anime Film Screening For February

    Screening to include interview with producer Eunyoung Choi

    GKIDS and Fathom Events announce screening details for Science SARU's latest feature film Ride Your Wave. Read on for the details.

  • Monday January 20, 2020
  • Weathering with You Anime Film Surpasses Your Name in North American Box Office

    The Makoto Shinkai film is the highest-grossing GKIDS-released film ever

    Box Office Mojo released their weekend North American box office figures for the January 18, 19 and 20 Martin Luther King long weekend on January 19. With the amount they estimated, the Weathering with You would have brought more over the first 6 days than Your Name's entire run in North America. Hit the jump to see more of the statistics. 

  • Sunday January 19, 2020
  • Weathering with You Anime Film Takes in US$3 Million in Fan Screenings in North America

    Pushes the worldwide box office total up to US$180 million

    Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering with You stormed the North America box office by bringing in over US$3 million in the special fan screenings of the anime film over two days. On both days, the anime film was second in the domestic box office, over Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Hit the jump to see all the details, as well as comparisons with Your Name.

  • Friday January 17, 2020
  • Weathering with You Anime Film Opens to 2nd Place in North American Box Office

    The special screenings on January 15 brought in over 1 million dollars!

    After the long wait, North America finally got to watch the newest masterpiece from Makoto Shinkai, Weathering with You. While the film doesn’t open wide until Friday, GKIDS held special preview screenings for fans to get that sweet scent of Shinkai before the full release, which lifted the film to second place on the first day of showings! Hit the jump to see the full numbers!

  • Tuesday January 14, 2020
  • New Weathering with You Anime Film English Dub Clip Opens Up the Sky

    The Shinkai film opens in North America and UK wide on January 17

    It’s only a few more days until the sky clear and North America, along with the UK, are able to watch the newest anime film by Makoto Shinkai. To get fans hyped up for the film, GKIDS released a new dubbed promo of Weathering with You, showcasing the two leads.  Watch the video just after the jump!

  • Sunday December 1, 2019
  • PROMARE Anime Film to get Blazing Live Performance Screening in Tokyo with Hiroyuki Sawano

    Director Hiroyuki Imaishi and screenwriter Kazuki Nakashima to also attend the Live Inferno

    To heat Tokyo up in the chilly winter, PROMARE is bringing the warmth by having a special screening of the film with a live performance from the composer, Hiroyuki Sawano, during the film, and a stage event after the showing with director Hiroyuki Imaishi and screenwriter Kazuki Nakashima. Hit the jump to learn more!