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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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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Either it made 10 billion yen or the dollar tanked so hard overnight I'll need to burn my home for heat. Pls confirm.