The HBO Max streaming service continues to have a good relationship with GKIDS and it’s bringing more projects from that distributor to the streaming side. The latest one to be added is Weathering With You, which saw released in 2019 to strong critical acclaim. The HBO Max version is of the film in English with optional English or Spanish subtitles that you can find here.
Check out our review of the film.
Shinkai wrote and directed 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…