Everyone knew that Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba THE MOVIE Mugen Train would be popular when it released in Japanese theaters, but no one could predict this record-breaking amount of success for the anime film. One person who is shocked, but also pleased by the success, is Your Name director Makoto Shinkai. See his first comments on the film after the jump!
Kadokawa started streaming an audiobook edition of the novelization of Makoto Shinkai's 2019 anime film Tenki no Ko / Weathering With You written by himself via Amazon.com Inc.'s affiliated company Audible, Inc. today on August 28. This is the fifth entry from the "Makoto Shinkai Novel Audiobook Project." Hit the jump for more details.
GKIDS has announced the contents of the long-planned Collectors Edition for the most recent Makoto Shinkai film in Weathering With You. This version will be released on November 17th, almost three and a half months after the regular home video and digital edition is released on August 4th. Read on for the details.
Due to popular demand, Honda and the Weathering with You production committee have teamed up to recreate Natsumi's scooter, based off of Honda's own 'Super Cub' line, from the popular Makoto Shinkai anime film. The scooter comes in two engine sizes, letting young teenagers get away with zipping about through Ikebukuro's backstreets – though I hope they're not being chased! Check out the scooter and more information after the jump!
Are you ready to expand your reading list? At today's Make Mine Manga panel at AX Lite, Kodansha Comics rolled out a list of reprints, digital manga, and print comics stretching all the way into next spring. Get the list after the jump!
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.
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!
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.