Shout Factory & GKIDS will release the new film Weathering With You from director Makoto Shinkai on Digital on August 4, 2020 and Blu-Ray & DVD on September 15, 2020. The film will be available in a steelbook packaging option and also come in a limited edition Collector’s Set to be released in November. The film was Japan’s submission for Best International Feature at the 2020 Academy Awards.

GKIDS proudly presents the highly-anticipated new film from director Makoto Shinkai and the creative team, including producer Genki Kawamura, behind the critically-acclaimed, global smash hit Your Name. Featuring music from the hit band RADWIMPS, and backed by an all-star voice cast including Lee Pace (Guardians of the Galaxy, The Hobbit Trilogy), Alison Brie (“GLOW”, The Lego Movie franchise), and Riz Ahmed (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Venom), Shinkai has once again brought incredible beauty and a powerful story to the screen.

Synopsis: 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…

Bonus Features: 
• Talk Show: Makoto Shinkai and Yumiko Udo*
• “Weather Front” Featurette
• Exploring Makoto Shinkai’s Filmography
• Theatrical Trailers and TV Spots
*Blu-Ray and Steelbook Only
Specific details on the Collector’s Edition will be announced shortly.
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