While Makoto Shinkai's Weathering With You has been tearing up the box office in Japan for the past 12 weeks, many outside of the region are still eagerly anticipating its English release. Read on for the latest update.
While dropping to seventh from last week's third, Makoto Shinkai's Tenki no Ko/Weathering With You is still strong at Japanese box office. The film has so far earned 13.51 billion yen from its 12-week run, which has surpassed the total box office gross of E.T. (1982) and Armageddon (1998) in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.
The official Twitter for Makoto Shinkai's Tenki no Ko/Weathering With You reported today that the film had sold ten million tickets in Japan by October 1, in 75 days since its release on July 19. It was 36 days later than his previous film Kimi no Na wa./Your Name. in 2016. Hit the jump for more details.
The 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival is heading to various venues in Minato Ward, Tokyo, Japan in late October and early November of 2019, and this year they've got a special programming track with a killer lineup dedicated to the history of anime and visual effects TV shows entitled "The Evolution of Japanese Animation / VFX". Hit the jump to learn more.
Step in from the rain for a serving of Hina's fried rice, or an adorable teruteru omurice! A new Weathering with You-themed café is opening for a limited time in Tokyo and Osaka. Take a look at the menu after the jump!
In its third weekend of September 21-22, the live-action film adaptation of Aka Akasaka's romantic comedy manga Kaguya-sama: Love Is War kept its second place for a second week in a row, earning 175 million yen on 143,000 admissions and bringing its domestic cume to a very good 1.5 billion yen. Hit the jump for more details.
Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering with You has topped Japanese box office charts since its release on July 19. To continue its downpour, Weathering with You will be shown in the popular 4DX and MX4D throughout Japan from September 27 and released a new poster to celebrate the announcement. Hit the jump to clear the skies!
"Weathering With You Exhibition," a display event dedicated to Makoto Shinkai's latest anime feature film Weathering With You is scheduled to be held in the Event Square on the eighth floor of the Matsuya Ginza department store in Tokyo from September 25 to October 7, 2019. Hit the jump for some samples including one of the earliest sketches for the film.
It is officially confirmed today that Makoto Shinkai's Tenki no Ko/Weathering With You has earned a massive 12.1 billion yen by September 8, in 52 days since its release on July 19, 2019. It has finally become the top-grossing film of this year in Japan so far, surpassing Guy Ritchie-directed Walt Disney Pictures film Aladdin's box office record of 12.09 billion yen. Hit the jump for more details.
After gaining its top spot again last week, Makoto Shinkai's Tenki no Ko/Weathering With You had kept holding the No.1 crown in its seventh weekend with 417 million yen on 347,000 admissions. Thanks to the "First Day" discount on September 1, which all tickets cost 1,100 yen, it even sold 47,000 more tickets than the previous weekend. Hit the jump for more details.