Your name Director Makoto Shinkai’s Next film revealed


As reported by Comic Natalie, and revealed on animation studio CoMix Wave Film’s official Facebook page, the film is titled Tenki no Ko: Weathering With You and will be released in Japan on July 19, 2019.The film’s official website is now live and the first promotional art has been released. Check it out below.


According to Anime News Network, the text on the art above translates to: “This is the story of the world’s secret that only she and I know.” The story of the film is about a teenage boy named Hodaka, who moves to Tokyo and becomes a writer for a magazine. While in Tokyo, Hodaka meets a girl named Hina, who has the ability to control the weather and clear rainy skies.

Shinkai is writing and directing Tenki no Ko: Weathering With You, with Masayoshi Tanaka (Your Name, Anohana, Toradora) on board as character designer, Atsushi Tamura (The Cat Returns) serving as animation director, and Hiroshi Takiguchi (The Garden of Words) as art director.

While the July 19 release date is specifically for Japan, Eiga.com (via ANN) reports Shinkai has confirmed the film will be released in additional territories, including North America, Europe, South America, and other parts of Asia.

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