Weathering With You is a 2019 Japanese animated romantic fantasy movie centering on the psychic powers to control weather. In Japan, a novel adaption of the movie was released on the second of its release. The movie was so popular that it won the award of the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards.
Hodaka Morishima is a high school freshman. He runs away from his home and reaches Tokyo via a ferry. On the way, he escaped a freak accident due to rough weather but is saved by Keisuke Suga. Later Hodaka joins Suga’s publishing house where he befriends Suga’s niece, Natsumi. At that time, Japan was going through very rough weather conditions. They both learn about girls with psychic powers to control weather. One day Hodaka meets a teenage girl, Hina, with those powers. But she has to be rescued from dancing at a sketchy club. Hodaka convinces to start a business where Hina would use his powers to give clear weather to people.
Highlights of the movie
• It is a luminously beautiful film where Shinkai’s artists intelligently captured both micro and macroscopic details