Toho Unveils Teaser for Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Weathering With You’

Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Weathering With You’ arrives in theaters in Japan on July 19. Picture courtesy of Toho.

Toho has launched the primary teaser trailer for Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering With You, the follow-up to the Japanese director’s 2016 animated characteristic, Your Identify.

Weathering With You follows a highschool scholar named Hodaka, who strikes from a small island to Tokyo and finds himself working for a shady occult journal to make ends meet. Whereas working there he meets a younger girl named Hina who appears to have the ability to manage the climate. The movie is produced by Story Inc., animated by CoMix Wave Movies, and distributed by Toho. Your Identify character designer Masayoshi Tanaka returned to work on the brand new movie, joined by animation director Atsushi Tamura and artwork director Hiroshi Takiguchi.

Watch the teaser and browse the official synopsis under:

When small city excessive schooler Hodaka Morishima (Kotaro Daigo) makes a go at residing on his personal in Tokyo for the primary time, it isn’t lengthy earlier than he finds regular work writing for a neighborhood journal centered on all issues unusual and supernatural — however probably the most attention-grabbing factor occurring within the boy’s life is the bizarre climate. Rain’s widespread sufficient within the metropolis that initially, nobody makes a lot of the current torrential showers that by no means appear to finish, however unbeknownst to almost everybody, a younger woman named Hina Amano (Nana Mori) who has the flexibility to manage the climate walks amongst them.

Your Identify earned upwards of $357.9 million globally following its launch in 2016, making it the largest Japanese movie in historical past. That features a home tally of $235 million, which pushed the anime characteristic to rank because the second-highest grossing home movie ever in its house market — behind solely Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away.

Whereas a world launch date or English-language dub model is but to be introduced, Weathering With You arrives in theaters in Japan on July 19.

 (by way of io9)

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