Weathering With You: The Movie Wraps A Bigger Concern In A Romantic Way

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.

Story

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

• Concept of the movie has a metaphor for global climate change

• It is about an ordinary teenage romance that turned into a magical-realist journey

• It is full overcharged emotions of a runaway kid and a Sun girl

Weathering With You First Look & Poster

Since it is an animated movie, the poster wears a bookish look. It has both the protagonists standing in rain. Hina, the Sun girl, is staring at the sky with one hand at the Sun. She is praying to the god to stop the rain. Hodoka is looking at Hina with surprise.

Why watch the movie?

It is a great movie with environment at its center. Also, it is about teenage love and emotions. Also, the movie has science to prayers.

Trivia:

• Second time the band Radwimps is performing for Makoto Shinkai movie

• The first animated movie to be officially released in India

• Third movie of Kana Hanazawa with Makoto Shinkai

• Actress Chaoyue Yang played Sunshine Girl in a promotion event in China

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