If you bawled your eyes out while watching Your Name (Kimi no No wa), be prepared as you will be able to stream director Makato Shinkai’s latest film on Netflix. You read that right! Weathering With You will also be available on the streaming platform this Friday!
The film is Shinkai’s follow-up to his massive hit Your Name, which had an even higher opening weekend gross. It was also the #1 Anime Movie in Japan last year.
In this Japanese animated love story, high school freshman Hodaka runs away to bustling, ever-raining Tokyo and falls for Hina, a girl who seems able to manipulate the weather.
Watch the trailer below:
“Weathering With You” features the songs of the Japanese rock band Radwimps. They also created the iconic soundtrack for “Kimi no Na wa.”
The film has won several awards including the Animation of the Year, Best Animation Film, and Best Music.
Director Makoto Shinkai’s other internationally acclaimed anime film, Your Name (Kimi no Na wa) is already streaming on Netflix. Stream it here.