If you haven’t heard yet, Makoto Shinkai is back with a new animated feature film titled Weathering With You. And now, Uniqlo has teamed up with Shinkai for seven new T-shirt designs inspired by the film, as well as your name.
There’s still no word when they will be released to countries in Southeast Asia, but they will hit stores in the US on 22nd July. Each shirt will cost US$14.90.
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Weathering With You will open in Japanese theatres this month, on 19th July. The cast includes:
- Kotaro Daigo as Hokoda Morishima
- Nana Mori as Hina Amano
- Shun Oguri as Keisuke Suga
- Tsubasa Honda as Natsumi
- Chieko Baisho as Tomi
- Sakura Kiryuu as Nagisa Amano
- Sei Hiraizumi as Yasui
- Yuuki Kaji as Takai
Here’s how GKIDS, which will be distributing the film out west, describes its story in English:
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…
The film will be released here in Southeast Asia. It will premiere in Singapore and Indonesia on 21 August 2019. They have also confirmed that it will also be shown in the Philippines, but there’s still no exact release date yet.
Source: Uniqlo US