WHO’S IN IT?
Kotaro Daigo (film debut), Nana Mori (The Anthem of the Heart), Shun Oguri (Azumi), Tsubasa Honda (Night’s Tightrope), Chieko Baisho (Hope and Pain), Sakura Kiryu (film debut), Sei Hiraizumi (Haru), Yūki Kaji (Kami Voice: The Voice Makes a Miracle), Ayane Sakura (Promare), Kana Hanazawa (Your Name), Mone Kamishiraishi (Wolf Children), Ryūnosuke Kamiki (Summer Wars)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Makoto Shinkai (Your Name), director, writer, editor; Kôichirô Itô (Journey to Agartha), Noritaka Kawaguchi (The Garden of Words), Genki Kawamura (Mirai) and Wakana Okamura (film debut), producers; Radwimps (Your Name), composer; Ryôsuke Tsuda (film debut), cinematographer
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Hodaka (Daigo), a high-school student, has run away from home and made his way to Tokyo. There, he befriends a girl named Hira (Mori), who has the incredible ability to manipulate the weather…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
From Makoto Shinkai, the man who brought you the acclaimed anime drama Your Name, is back with a new tale of magical realism set to some absolutely gorgeous Japanese animation.