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    Thursday June 4, 2020
  • Toho Cinemas Re-Open in Tokyo on June 5 with 4K Akira, Weathering with You

    Cinemas in Chiba, Kanagawa, and Saitama also re-open since the State of Emergency was lifted

    With the State of Emergency lifted in Japan, various businesses in the capital city are reopening, with slight changes and various policies to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19). Toho Cinemas, one of the biggest cinema chains in Japan, will be reopening its flagship theaters in Tokyo this week. Go past the jump to see what anime films will be leading the charge and how the chain will be combating the virus.

  • Wednesday June 3, 2020
  • Makoto Shinkai's Weathering with You Anime Film DVD/Blu-Ray Sells Over 100,000 Copies in 1st Week

    Director Shinkai also shows off another change between the theatrical and home releases

    After a great theatrical run in Japanese theaters, raking up an impressive box office, Makoto Shinkai's Weathering with You finally released on DVD and Blu-Ray in Japan last week, giving the film another impressive feat for this torrent of an anime film. Check out how much it sold on DVD/Blu-ray after the jump!

  • 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.

  • Sunday May 24, 2020
  • Hodaka VA Kotaro Daigo Performs Weathering With You Theme Song with All His Heart

    "Because of this timing, I hope there is something I can convey to you."

    19-year-old actor Kotaro Daigo has posted a seven-minute cover version clip of "Ai ni Dekiru Koto wa Mada Arukai" (Is there still anything I can do for love?), originally performed RADWIMPS as the theme song for 2019 anime film Weathering With You. He voiced the male protagonist of the film, Hodaka Morishima. Check out his moving performance and message after the jump.

  • Tuesday May 19, 2020
  • Makoto Shinkai Teases Next Film: "I'm Gradually Assembling My New Work"

    The DVD/Blu-ray of his 2019 film "Weathering With You" hits stores May 27

    47-year-old internationally acclaimed anime director Makoto Shinkai (Your Name., Weathering With You) has posted a tweet about the current progress of his next film on his official Twitter on May 18. He wrote, "I'm gradually assembling my new work while following the pace of the production of 'Weathering With You' three years ago." Read more after the jump.

  • Thursday May 14, 2020
  • Your Name, Weathering With You Theme Song Band RADWIMPS' All Works are Available on Subscription

    The band has released 22 singles and nine original albums since 2005

    The official website for the four-member Japanese rock band RADWIMPS announced today that all of their works that have been released since their major debut in 2005 are now available on major subscription services, such as Apple Music, Spotify, LINE MUSIC, Amazon Music, YouTube Music, AWA, RecMusic, and dHits. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Select Movie Theaters Re-Open in Japan With Your Name, Weathering With You, Shin Godzilla

    11 prefectures will see cinemas re-open this week

    Before the Japanese government canceled the State of Emergency in 39 prefectures earlier today, it was announced earlier this week that select movie theaters would reopen some prefectures over the week, with the majority of the selected cinemas reopening tomorrow. More information after the jump. 

  • Saturday April 11, 2020
  • Natsumi's Creation is Showcased in Weathering with You Documentary Trailer

    "Making of" documentary series will be featured on the Blu-ray home release

    The home release of Weathering with You is only a month and a bit away from coming out in Japan and to celebrate the release, Toho Animation uploaded a 6-minute trailer of the documentary series focusing on everyone's favorite character from the anime film, Natsumi. Check it out after the jump!

  • Friday March 20, 2020
  • Taisei Corporation Shines in New Anime CM from Makoto Shinkai

    This is the 6th commercial from CoMix Wave Films for Taisei

    Taisei Corporation today released a brand new animated commercial centered on a new New Yangon Specialist Hospital the company is building in Myanmar from Makoto Shinkai's team at CoMix Wave Films, using breathtaking animation techniques as seen in Weathering with You. Check it out after the jump!