Second trailer for Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Tenki no Ko’ film released

The second teaser trailer for Makoto Shinkai’s new anime film ‘Tenki no Ko’ (Weathering With You) has been released.

The trailer features the spectacular background visuals and detailed scenery that Shinkai and anime studio CoMix Wave are known for.

It also previews a new song titled “Grand Escape” performed by Japanese rock band Radwimps feat. Toko Miura.

The film’s key visual is also released.

The official website describes the film as follows:

“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.”

Tenki no ko‘ is scheduled to premiere in Japanese theaters July 19, 2019. The film has been confirmed by Shinkai for a worldwide release. It includes North America, Europe, Asia, and South America.

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Makoto Shinkai is widely known for directing the highest-grossing anime film of all time, ‘Kimi no Na wa,’ which previously released in local cinemas in 2016. He also directed some famous anime films such as The Garden of Words and 5 Centimeters per Second.