After the success of your name., Makoto Shinkai is back with a brand new film! It’s title is Weathering With You, also known in Japanese as Tenki No Ko, and it stars Kotaro Daigo as Hokoda Morishima and Nana Mori as Hina Amano. Now, the staff have revealed a brand new teaser trailer for the upcoming movie:
The new trailer features theme song by the RADWIMPS, “Grand Escape (Movie edit) feat. Toko Miura”. They also revealed a brand new key visual as well:
Aside from the new trailer and visual, the staff also revealed several additional cast members:
- Shun Oguri as Keisuke Suga
- Tsubasa Honda as Natsumi
- Chieko Baisho as Tomi
- Sakura Kiryuu as Nagisa Amano
- Sei Hiraizumi as Yasui
- Yuuki Kaji as Takai
According to its website, the anime will follow high school student Hodaka, who leaves his home on an isolated island and moves to Tokyo. However, he immediately goes broke, and lives his days in isolation. However, he finds himself a new job, but its writing for a shady occult magazine. And one rainy day, he meets Hina, who lives with her younger brother, She’s cheerful, though she has the power to stop the rain and break the clouds to make the sky clear again.
While Shinkai is directing the film and doing the original story, Comix Wave Films will once again produce the animation. Masayoshi Tanaka is returning to do the character designs from your name as well. As for its international release, Shinkai confirmed with Eiga.com that it will indeed have one, much like your name. According to the director, it will hit countries in North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. As to which countries in Asia they’re talking about, let’s just hope it includes the ones in the ASEAN region.
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