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    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!

  • 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!

  • Friday January 10, 2020
  • We Predict a Sunny Day with a Heavy Shower of Weathering with You Blu-Ray/DVDs in Japan on May 27

    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 predicted today that the Ultra HD version will see the heaviest showers with all the special features. More after the jump!

  • Monday December 30, 2019
  • Weathering With You Confirmed as Top-Grossing Film of 2019 in Japan

    "Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire" and "Kingdom" follow in second and third

    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.

  • Wednesday December 11, 2019
  • Weathering with You Anime Film Flooded Twitter as 6th Most Discussed Film in 2019

    The Makoto Shinkai directed film soared above Captain Marvel and Star Wars

    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!

  • Wednesday November 27, 2019
  • Radwimps Releases English Version of Main Weathering with You Song

    "Weathering With You -complete version-" EP released today on all major platforms

    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!

  • Tuesday November 26, 2019
  • Makoto Shinkai Returns With the Premiere of Weathering With You at Anime NYC

    The much-anticipated follow up to Your Name makes its East Coast debut

    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!