Weathering With You

critic Reviews

90% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score90%
  • Beautifully animated and narratively engaging, Weathering with You further establishes writer-director Makoto Shinkai as a singularly talented filmmaker.
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    David SimsThe Atlantic
    Vividly contemporary-not an archetypal fable, but rather a compelling yarn about young people trying to live and love in an often hostile world of grown-ups
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    Ed PottonTimes (UK)
    Shinkai... has created another world to lose yourself in.
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    Simon AbramsRogerEbert.com
    Weathering With You is a perfect entry point for animation fans who are still looking for the next big Pixar or Hayao Miyazaki.
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    Charles SolomonLos Angeles Times
    Shinkai's sensitive treatment of these real-world problems gives the fantasy of "Weathering With You" a thought-provoking edge many more lavish American animated films lack.
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    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal
    A resplendent piece of anime art... Mr. Shinkai has marshaled more themes than he knows how to organize, but his film feels fresh and urgent.
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    Dan KoisSlate
    I loved Your Name, even as I recognized I was not the ideal target audience for it, and that's why I watched Weathering With You with that ideal target audience: a gaggle of teens.
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    Alonso DuraldeBreakfast All Day
    I love this movie.
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    Max CovillHyperallergic
    It is hard for anyone in the Japanese animation industry to escape the legend of Miyazaki. But Shinkai is paving his own path and he expands on the success of Your Name with Weathering with You.
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    Roxana HadadiPajiba
    Weathering With You also explores the myriad effects of climate change on our industrialized society, but I think its message is one of simultaneous resignedness and hope.
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    Tom BeasleyFlickering Myth
    Another essential slice of thumping, bittersweet genius from one of Japan's great modern anime auteurs.
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