The Japanese debut of Weathering With You from Makoto Shinkai debuted this past summer with the July 19th, 2019 debut with worldwide distribution being planned for it. We saw GKIDS pick up the film back in May and with plans mentioned for a 2020 bilingual release earlier this year, they’ve now brought out a new official subtitled trailer for it with the reveal of a January 17th, 2020 debut for it in theaters. While there are no details beyond that we do have a new theatrical poster for it as well that you can see to the right.
Shinkai is writing and directing the film based at CoMix Wave Films with Atsushi Tamura serving as the animation director and Masayoshi Tanaka handling the character designs.
The cast includes Kotaro Daiko as Hodaka Morishima and Nana Mori as Hina Amano.
Check out the official site.
Plot Concept: The summer of his high school freshman year, Hokoda runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo, and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day, as if to suggest his future. He lives his days in isolation, but finally finds work as a writer for a mysterious occult magazine. Then one day, Hokoda meets Hina on a busy street corner. This bright and strongwilled girl possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky…