North American anime licensor and distributor GKIDS Films has released a brand new trailer for the upcoming U.S. release of Makoto Shinkai’s latest anime feature, Tenki no Ko (Weathering With You). The new video introduces to us the setting of the movie, as well as the accolades and positive reception the film has garnered in international releases. The North American release will come with both Japanese dub and English dub.
GKIDS Films will be bringing Makoto Shinkai’s latest anime film Tenki no Ko (Weathering With You) to theatres across North America from January 17, 2020, with advanced fan screenings on January 15th.
Here is the previous trailer:
Tenki no Ko has become the 6th highest grossing anime film of all time in Japan, surpassing Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro) and Studio Ghibli’s (Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro) 2013 anime title The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu). The movie has earned over ¥132,000,000 (~ US$1.23 Million) at the Japanese box office since its July 19th release.
The Japanese cast of the film include:
- Kotarou Daigo debuting as Hodaka Morishima
- Nana Mori (Runa Horibe in Mr. Hiiragi’s Homeroom) in her first anime role voicing Hina Amano
- Shun Oguri (Gintoki Sakata in Gintama live action film) voicing Keisuke Suga
- Tsubasa Honda (Futaba Yoshioka in Ao Haru Ride live action film) as Natsumi
Tenki no Ko‘s key production staff consists of:
- Director, Screenplay writer, Editor: Makoto Shinkai (Kimi no Na wa.. )
- Character Designer: Masayoshi Tanaka (AnoHana, Toradora!)
- Art Director: Hiroshi Takiguchi (Ajin, The Garden of Words)
- Music Composer: RADWIMPS (Kimi no Na wa)
- Animation Studio: CoMix Wave Inc. (Children Who Chase Lost Voices, Kimi no Na wa.)
GKIDS Films will be bringing Makoto Shinkai’s latest anime film Tenki no Ko (Weathering With You) to theatres across North America from January 17, 2020.