Pioneer Films Hints Release of Makoto Shinkai's Weathering With You Film in the Philippines

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Philippine film distributor Pioneer Film hinted on Saturday that Makoto Shinkai's new anime film Weathering With You (Tenki no Ko) will open in the Philippines.

The film will open in Japan on July 19. Shinkai confirmed that the film will get a worldwide release, and releases have already been decided for North America, Europe, Asia, and South America.

RADWIMPS performs the new song for the film, "Ai ni Dekiru Koto wa Mada Aru Kai" (Is There Still Anything that Love Can Do?). RADWIMPS also provided music and the theme song, in both Japanese and English, for Shinkai's your name. film.

Shinkai is credited with the original work, and is also directing and writing the film's scripts for CoMix Wave Films. Masayoshi Tanaka (your name., anohana, The Anthem of the Heart) is designing the characters, Atsushi Tamura (The Cat Returns, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin) is the animation director, and Hiroshi Takiguchi (The Garden of Words, Ajin) is the art director. STORY inc. is credited as producer, and TOHO will distribute the film.

The film will star Kotaro Daigo as Hodaka Morishima and Nana Mori as Hina Amano. (Note: name romanizations are not confirmed.)

Source: Pioneer Films' Anime Movies Philippines Facebook page

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