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