Hina | Weathering With You
Hina | Weathering With You

Your Name Director Makoto Shinkai is finally making his big comeback with his summer anime movie “Weathering With You” or “Tenki no ko“. Just yesterday the movie released a new key visual. Earlier today, the official site to Weathering With You revealed its second promo trailer. Have a look:

The features the theme song  “Grand Escape (Movie edit) feat. Toko Miura” composed by RADWIMPS. Following comes another theme song by RADWIMPS “Ai ni Dekiru koto wa mada Arukai”.

RADWIMPS are also composing 5 five vocal songs and 27 background music songs for the film. RADWIMPS is the same group which performed Your Name’s Opening theme “Zenzenzense” which was one the most-selling song that year.

The movie will release in Japanese theaters on July 19th. Shinkai confirmed that they are aiming for a global release. And the releases have already been decided for North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. While GKIDS are licensing the North American release.

The film’s story centers around the high school student Hodaka who leaves his home on an isolated island and moves to Tokyo, but he immediately becomes broke. He lives his days in isolation, but finally finds a job as a writer for a shady occult magazine.

After he starts his job, the weather has been rainy day after day. In a corner of the crowded and busy city, Hodaka meets a young woman named Hina.

Due to certain circumstances, Hina and her younger brother live together but have a cheerful and sturdy life. Hina also has a certain power: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky.

Makoto Shinkai is directing and writing the movie for CoMix Wave film Studio. While Masayoshi Tanaka(Your Name) will be providing the character designs. 

Atsushi Tamura is the animation director. Meanwhile Hiroshi Takiguchi(Garden of Words) is credited as art director.