By Andrew Osmond. Two years ago, this blog ran a spoiler-filled article discussing the end of Makoto Shinkai’s blockbuster Your Name. Now, after the cinema run of Shinkai’s follow-up Weathering with You, we give it the same treatment. The discussion will involve huge SPOILERS for both Weathering and Your Name, so consider yourself warned.
By Andrew Osmond. It’s been three years since Makoto Shinkai was last in London. “I don’t remember it being this dark or this cold,” he says. A moment later, he confirms that his new film, Weathering with You, is chiefly inspired by the climate crisis. “I don’t know how things are here in London, but […]
By Jonathan Clements. Teenage runaway Hodaka (Kotaro Daigo) is living hand-to-mouth in Tokyo, writing for a tabloid newspaper about conspiracy theories and the occult. One magical story seems to come true, when burger-bar waitress Hina (Nana Mori) is revealed to have the ability to control the weather. For a short period, in a limited space […]
Back in September, we were able to announce the fantastic news that we’d be bringing the new film from Your Name director Makoto Shinkai, Weathering With You, to UK cinemas in early 2020. To put it bluntly, the outpouring of excitement and love for Shinkai’s works in the wake of that announcement absolutely floored us, and we’ve […]
ALL THE ANIME PODCAST – 21st October 2019 “Scotland Loves Anime Film Festival 2019 – Judges Deliberation Special” [RECORDED ON 20th October 2019] On this edition of the podcast continue our annual tradition of bringing you a special episode that brings you discussion on the Judges Award category of the Scotland Loves Anime Film Festival, which […]