After months of waiting we finally have confirmed release date for Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering With You (also known as Tenki no ko) US Blu-ray and DVD home release.
The news came through GKIDS official twitter handle. The tweet reported that Weathering with You will release on Blu-ray and DVD in North America on September 15, 2020. Also the movie will be released on digital platforms on August 4th. They will ship a limited- edition collector set in November.
Produced by Comix Wave animation studio, Weathering with you is Makoto Shinkai‘s second highest grossing movie after Your Name. The movie first premiered last year on July 19 and managed to earn more than $192 million Worldwide. GKIDS screened the film in US starting from January 17 and reportedly earned more than $7.7 million.
It went ahead to win Best Animation Film at 43rd Japan Academy Awards and Best Anime Film Award at Tokyo Anime Film Festival.
GKIDS describes its story as:
The summer of his high school freshman year, Hodaka 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, Hodaka meets Hina on a busy street corner. This bright and strong-willed girl possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky…