Makoto Shinkai’s magnificent new animated film Weathering With You will be getting the ultimate Collector’s Edition treatment this fall, after receiving glowing reviews from critics and theatrical audiences alike. Weathering With You (Collector’s Edition) will be available November 17 from GKIDS and Shout! Factory.
Exclusive to the limited edition four-disc set is the highest possible quality version of the film, in stunning 4K UHD, as well as the full-length feature and standard bonus features on Blu-ray, an additional Blu-ray disc dedicated to the feature-length documentary The Making of Weathering With You, as well as the film’s soundtrack on CD, a 104-page perfect bound book, a mini poster and decal sticker, all in a beautiful hard case designed for collectors.
Additional bonus features on the feature film’s Blu-ray disc include an interview with director Makoto Shinkai, the “Weather Front” featurette, a talk show interview with Shinkai and journalist Yumiko Udo, director filmography featurette and trailers & TV spots. Weathering With You (Collector’s Edition) will be available for a suggested retail price of $79.98.
From the director and creative team, including producer Genki Kawamura, behind the critically-acclaimed, global smash hit Your Name., Weathering WIth You features music from the hit band RADWIMPS and an all-star voice cast including Lee Pace (Guardians of the Galaxy, The Hobbit Trilogy), Alison Brie (GLOW, The LEGO Movie franchise) and Riz Ahmed (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Venom). Shinkai has once again brought incredible beauty and a powerful story to the screen.
Synopsis: 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…
Japan’s Official Submission for Best International Feature at the 92nd Academy Awards and a Toronto International Film Festival Official Selection, this magical tale’s awe-inspiring beauty thrilled audiences when the film hit North American theaters in early 2020.
Weathering With You will also be released on September 15 on Blu-ray + DVD and SteelBook, and digitally on August 4. Details here.
Weathering With You (Collector’s Edition) Bonus Features:
- *4K UHD Presentation of Feature Film
- *CD Soundtrack
- *104-Page Book
- *Feature-Length Documentary “The Making of Weathering With You”
- *Decal Sticker
- Interview with Director Makoto Shinkai
- “Weather Front” Featurette
- Talk Show: Makoto Shinkai and Yumiko Udo
- Director Filmography Featurette
- Trailers & TV Spots
*Indicates items exclusive to the Collector’s Edition
For the complete Weathering With You (Collector’s Edition) UHD experience, viewers will need a 4K Ultra HD TV with HDR and a UHD Blu-ray player.