While Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering With You was given an August 21 release date via SM Cinema, the film’s release date will actually be one week later. Anime Movies Philippines (the official Facebook page of Pioneer Films) recently announced that Weathering With You will be released in PH theaters on August 28, 2019.
While its wide release is scheduled on the 28th, Weathering With You will also get an exclusive fan screening on August 17, 3PM at SM Megamall.
Much like other anime films released in PH cinemas, there’s no news yet regarding how many theaters will screen the film. There’s also no word on how long Weathering With You will be shown in the Philippines. Because of this, fans are encouraged to contact their favorite cinemas, so that Weathering With You can get a wider release.
Not familiar with the film? Weathering With You is the sixth anime movie from Makoto Shinkai, one of the most esteemed anime directors right now. Shinkai’s previous film, Your Name, proved to be a worldwide hit both critically and commercially.
Shinkai’s latest film is described as:
The summer of his high school freshman year, Hokoda 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, Hokoda meets Hina on a busy street corner. This bright and strongwilled girl possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky…