Makoto Shinkai’s new animated feature film, Weathering With You, is making waves even before it even makes its premiere. And now, they have revealed a new trailer which also teases the anime’s theme song. And yes, RADWIMPS is indeed reuniting with Makoto Shinkai on this one, much like your name. As the trailer revealed, they are performing the film’s theme song, “Ai ni Dekiru Koto wa Mada Aru Kai.”
The film will follow Hodaka Morishima (CV: Kotaro Daigo) and Hina Amano (CV: Nana Mori). Hodaka lived in a far-off island, but moved to Tokyo to study. However, he soon becomes bankrupts, and starts working as a writer for an occult magazine. And after he starts, he meets a seemingly normal girl named Hina. She lives with her brother, and she has some powers. In fact, she can stop the rain and make it sunny again!
CoMix Wave Films will be animating the film, with Shinkai both directing and writing its story. He will once again be working with your name.’s character designer, Masayoshi Tanaka for this one as well. They have confirmed that the film will in fact have an international release. This will be for countries in Asia, North and South America, and Europe. Unfortunately, they did not reveal which countries the film will hit.
It premieres in Japan on 19 July 2019. Expect the staff to reveal more details in the days ahead.