Weathering With You & Your Name UK Theatrical Double Bill Planned for 15th January 2020

UK distributor Anime Limited has announced plans to offer a double bill theatrical screening for two of Makoto Shinkai’s latest films for the United Kingdom.

Fans in the UK will be able to watch the critically acclaimed 2016 film Your Name (Kimi no Na wa.) and the recent 2019 film Weathering With You (Tenki no Ko) together in the cinema in select locations as a double bill screening. These special screenings will be available on Wednesday 15th January 2020, a few days before the official UK nationwide screening of Weathering With You on Friday 17th January 2020.

The double-bill will be presented in Japanese audio with English subtitles and there will be a 10-minute interval between the two films.

Anime Limited and cinema distributor National Amusements have a special UK focused website dedicated to providing the cinema locations for the film, which includes the following below:

ODEON:

  • Odeon at the Quay
  • Odeon Belfast
  • Odeon Birmingham Broadway Plaza
  • Odeon Bournemouth
  • Odeon Covent Garden
  • Odeon Kingston
  • Odeon Liverpool One
  • Odeon Trafford Centre

Picturehouse:

  • Arts Picturehouse
  • Bromley Picturehouse
  • Cameo Cinema
  • Cinema City
  • City Screen Picturehouse
  • Crouch End Picturehouse
  • Greenwich Picturehouse
  • Hackney Picturehouse
  • Picturehouse at FACT
  • Ritzy Picturehouse

Showcase:

  • Showcase Bristol Cinema de Lux
  • Showcase Cardiff Nantgarw
  • Showcase Coventry Cinema de Lux
  • Showcase Leeds Cinema de Lux
  • Showcase Nottingham Cinema de Lux
  • Showcase Southampton Cinema de Lux

Vue:

  • Vue Cambridge
  • Vue Gateshead
  • Vue Islington
  • Vue Manchester Printworks
  • Vue North Finchley
  • Vue Norwich
  • Vue Sheffield
  • Vue Westfield London
  • Vue Westfield Stratford City

Others:

  • Dukes at Komedia (Brighton)
  • Fulham Palace (London)
  • Light House Cinema (Dublin)

Plot Synopsis (via Anime Limited):

“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.”

Makoto Shinkai directs the film at studio CoMix Wave Films. Anime Limited have the UK & Ireland theatrical and home video rights for both Your Name and Weathering With You.

For more information about the double bill screenings, you can visit the AllTheAnime blog for more details.

NormanicGrav

Grav is your average generic anime character who went to University, joined and took over the Sheffield Hallam anime society, graduated, got a job, and after various tropes is now back at University. He considers himself a man of culture and likes a lot of anime, even the ones that are considered bad. He likes harems, isekai and pouts too.

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