November 1, 2021
Shout! Factory and GKIDS are re-releasing the 2019 anime film Weathering With You 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray combo pack in standard packaging Jan. 4, 2022.
The 4K disc was previously released in November 2020 as part of a limited-edition Blu-ray boxed set that included a CD soundtrack, booklet, mini-poster and additional swag.
The film from director Makoto Shinkai and the creative team, including producer Genki Kawamura, behind the critically-acclaimed Your Name, features music from the hit band RADWIMPS, and is backed by an all-star voice cast including Lee Pace, Alison Brie and Riz Ahmed.
The summer of his high school freshman year, Hodaka runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo, and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day, as if to suggest his future. He lives his days in isolation, but finally finds work as a writer for a mysterious occult magazine. Then one day, Hodaka meets Hina on a busy street corner. This bright and strong-willed girl possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky.
Bonus Features include an interview with Shinkai, a “Weather Front” featurette, “Talk Show: Makoto Shinkai and Yumiko Udo”; a director filmography featurette, and trailers and TV spots.