Weathering With You is this year’s biggest money-making film in Japan. During the picture’s first 34 days, Makoto Shinkai’s anime raked in over 10 billion yen ($94.59 million). The last Japanese movie to make 10 billion yen was Shinkai’s previous work Your Name. Read Kotaku’s Weathering With You review right here. [Update: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated “10 million yen.”]

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Brian Ashcraft

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.