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After 'Your Name.', 'Weathering With You' is coming next to Netflix starting July 31
July 25, 2020 at 9:02 AM PHT (GMT +8:00)
Another Makoto Shinkai film is coming to Netflix this Friday, July 31.
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©天気の子, Makoto Shinkai, CoMix Wave Films
After Netflix's release of the the highest-grossing anime film of all time last July 10, Your Name. (Kimi no Na wa), the 2019 romance/fantasy film Weathering With You (Tenki no Ko) was listed in the streaming app's 'coming soon' and is described as:
"The summer of his freshman year, Hodaka runs away to bustling, ever-raining Tokyo and falls for Hina, a girl who seems able to manipulate the weather."
The film was released in Japan on July 19, 2019 and later in the Philippines after a month. A manga adaptation illustrated by Watari Kubota was first serialized in Kodansha's Afternoon on July 25 the same year. It was released in 140 countries throughout the world, earning over US$193.1 million worldwide and ¥14.06 billion in Japan. The film was selected as the Japanese entry for Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards. It also received four Annie Award nominations including Best Independent Animated Feature.