Contemporary Anime Auteurs
Weathering With You
Tenki no Ko
Makoto Shinkai follows up Your Name with this dramatic romance with a supernatural twist.
With the voices of
Kotaro Daigo, Nana Mori, Tsubasa Honda
Japan 2019. 112min
Teenage runaway Hodaka arrives in Tokyo as Japan is enduring a long run of torrential rain. He befriends Hina, a girl with the ability to bring spells of sunshine when she commands it, but it soon becomes clear that she’s in danger. After the success of his worldwide mega-hit Your Name, Shinkai delivers another smart, visually intricate work; one that successfully combines romance and intrigue with a supernatural twist.