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 only seen that fervour grow via sold out screenings at Scotland Loves Anime and the BFI in London, and from talking to you at events like MCM London Comic Con, where we revealed the film’s full UK theatrical start date as the 17th of January 2020.
With all of this in mind, we wanted to do something really special with selected cinemas to celebrate Makoto Shinkai’s most popular films, and to that end today we’re thrilled to reveal that over 30 cinemas around the UK will not only be offering you a chance to watch Weathering With You a couple of days before its full UK-wide release on January 15th 2020, but they’ll also be offering this up as a double bill feature with his previous classic, Your Name! What better way could there be to spend an evening that watching two stunning and emotional films back-to-back on the big screen with your friends?
Tickets to these special screenings are on sale now, so if that’s all you need to know to pique your interest, then head on over to our ticket booking web site using the button below to find a double bill screening near you – otherwise, read on for some more details!
- As noted above, at the time of writing these double bill screenings of Your Name and Weathering With You will be taking place on January the 15th 2020, two days before the general UK theatrical release of Weathering With You on the 17th.
- All of these double bills will feature subtitled screenings of both films, with a 10-minute interval between the two films for a refreshment break.
- Tickets for the main theatrical screenings of Weathering With You which begin on January 17th- both subtitled and English dubbed – are expected to go on sale during mid-December. Stay tuned to this blog and our social media channels to make sure you’re the first to know when tickets go on sale!
If you need to know a little more about this new film from Makoto Shinkai, allow us to fill in the details and provide a trailer for you below:
WEATHERING WITH YOU
High school freshman Hodaka Morishima leaves his home on an isolated island and moves to Tokyo, but he quickly finds himself in financial trouble. Living his days in isolation, he eventually lands a job as a writer for a shady occult magazine.
Then one day in an alley, Hodaka meets a young girl named Hina Amano, bright and strong-willed, who possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky.
We hope you’re as excited to catch this evening of amazing big screen anime movies as we are to present them to you, and we can’t wait to hear about your experiences watching Your Name and Weathering With You back-to-back! Be sure to book tickets now to avoid disappointment, as we expect them to sell fast!
Until next time, take care – and remember, stay tuned for news of full Weathering With You ticket sales appearing soon!