Recently, Weathering With You ( Tenki No Ko) got its much-awaited worldwide release. The film has managed astonishing box office success in just 11 days.
Box Office Results Of The Movie
Weathering With You has sold 3 million tickets in just 11 days. That translates to 4 billion yen (about US$36.7 million) in 11 days. Makoto Shinkai said on Monday- “If I have summer vacation, I want to start thinking about my next film. If we don’t make it quickly, I’m not sure if people will be able to see it for another three years. I still have zero plans.” This statement and the mention of three years likely to refers to the release of his previous film Your Name in July 2016.
The premiere of Your Name was shown in almost 359 theatres. As if that wasn’t enough, Weathering With You ( Tenki No Ko) played in almost 449 screens of Japan on July 19. The film sold 830,000 tickets and earned 1.185 billion yen (about US$10.98 million) on the weekend.
The Toronto International Film Festival will host the North America premiere of Weathering With You as a part of their special presentation. Besides this, the film is eligible to win the Audience Award as well, which is an exciting prospect for any anime.
Weathering With You Plot
In the middle of his first year at secondary school, Hokoda runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo. He rapidly ends up being pushed to his financial and psychological limit thanks to the various adversities he has to deal with. The climate is strangely gloomy and consistently stormy, as though to predict his future. He lives his days in detachment. However, he finds a job as a writer at a magazine company where magic seems to be at play. On the day of his joining, Hokoda meets Hina on the corner of a busy street. This bright and strong willed young lady has an unusual but awesome superpower: the ability to stop the rain and clear the sky.
Cast Of The Movie-
- Kotaro Daigo as Hokoda Morishima
- Nana Mori as Hina Amano
- Shun Oguri as Keisuke Suga
- Tsubasa Honda as Natsumi
- Chieko Baisho as Tomi
- Sakura Kiryu as Nagisa Amano
- Sei Hiraizumi as Yasui
- Yuuki Kaji as Taka