Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering With You to release in August in PH

Makoto Shinkai’s highly anticipated follow-up anime film Weathering With You (Tenki No Ko) will hit the Philippine cinemas this August.

Local exhibitor SM Cinemas has listed the film on their official website unveiling its release date. Weathering With You is set to release on August 21, 2019. It is still unknown if it will be shown to other theater chains.

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See: ‘Weathering With You’ distributor announces film’s release date

Weathering With You premiered in Japanese theaters last July 19, 2019. It was reported that the film has surpassed the opening box office of Makoto Shinkai’s other film, ‘Your Name.’

Shinkai is widely known for directing the highest-grossing anime film of all time, ‘Your Name,’ 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.