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!
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!
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 predicted today that the Ultra HD version will see the heaviest showers with all the special features. More after the jump!
Bunkatsushinsha has reported the top ten Japanese films at the Japanese box office in the year of 2019. Makoto Shinkai's Tenki no Ko / Weathering With You, which had earned 14.02 billion yen by December 8, is confirmed as the top-grossing film of the year in Japan, surpassing the top-grossing foreign film Aladdin. See the top 10 list after the jump.
Even though Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering with You hasn’t been released in North America, that hasn’t stopped the film from being the 6th most discussed film on Twitter in 2019, likely propped up by the platform’s extensive use in Japan and the subcultures that Twitter attracts. Hit the jump to learn about the films it beat out!
After making us weep with their music in your name., Radwimps once again collaborated with Makoto Shinkai on the music for anime film Weathering with You. Surprisingly, an English version of the main theme was released on the film's music EP that was released today. Hit the jump to learn more!
Ever since Makoto Shinkai took the anime world by storm in 2016 with the smash hit movie Your Name, fans everywhere have been aching to see what he'll do next. Three years later, he's back with a brand new movie called Weathering With You. While it won't reach US theaters until early 2020, lucky Anime NYC attendees were treated to an early screening. Hit the jump below for our impressions of the much-anticipated premiere!