Your Name stands as one of the biggest anime hits over the recent years, gaining international traction and even an upcoming Hollywood live-action adaptation. It’s been nearly three years since the movie first aired, and now the film director has a new project slated for 2019.
According to Comic Natalie, director Makoto Shinkai has revealed his upcoming movie “Weathering With You,” which will be getting a theatrical release in the coming year. The anime movie revolves around the story of a young boy and girl who choose to forge their own destiny in a world where the weather has been disrupted.
The boy moved to Tokyo from his home on a Japanese island, while the girl has the ability to control the weather by praying. While we still don’t know much about the movie, it seems like Weathering With You will include some supernatural stuff going on like in Your Name.
The full film staff includes:
- Original work, screenplay, director: Makoto Shinkai
- Character design: Masayoshi Tanaka
- Animation director: Atsushi Tamura
- Art director: Hiroshi Takiguchi
- Production: CoMix Wave Films
Moreover, voice actors Hotaka Morishima and Nana Mori will be voicing the characters Daigo Kotaro and Akina Amano respectively.
What are your thoughts on Weathering With You? Do you think it’ll be as big as Your Name? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below.