The Weathering With You 4K Ultra HD version of Makota Shinkai’s hit film is set to release early next year.
GKIDS announced the release on Monday, with the release scheduled for January 4, 2022. It’s set to include a 4K Ultra HD version of the film alongside a standard Blu-ray version of the movie. Previously, a Collector’s Edition came out in late 2020 that included the film on 4K and Blu-ray, alongside a CD soundtrack, a 104-page book, and a poster.
Bonus features of the Weathering With You 4K release include:
- Interview with Director Makoto Shinkai
- “Weather Front” Featurette
- Talk Show: Makoto Shinkai and Yumiko Udo
- Director Filmography Featurette
- Trailers & TV Spots
“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,” reads the official synopsis for the film. “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…”
The Weathering With You 4K UHD + Blu-ray release is available for pre-order now.