What You Need to Know:
- What is sure to be a summer blockbuster yet again for Makoto Shinkai, his upcoming film Tenki no Ko (Weathering With You) has revealed a new trailer and key visual today. Check out the trailer below and the visual above!
- The movie is slated to debut this July 19th. Today's announcement has also revealed more staff with Shun Oguri, Tsubasa Honda, Chieko Baisho, and more joining the cast. The story follows a boy who runs away to his hometown of Tokyo, but soon realizes that just because he thinks he can do what he wants, it doesn't mean that reality is that kind. He meets a girl one day who is strange. You see, while Tokyo is beleaguered by terrible weather, wherever she goes, it's sunny. She's a hare-onna, or someone who summons the sun.
- Cosmic Wave is going to be the animation studio in charge. The theme song is "Grand Escape feat. Toko Mirua" by RADWIMPS, and is featured in the trailer. The movie has already been confirmed for a worldwide release and it will be released in the US in early 2020 in both subtitle and dub formats.
I already have goosebumps watching this.
I'll say! This looks so cool! I'm getting Laputa vibes from this!