Cafes Featuring Makoto Shinkai’s Latest Film, Weathering with You, Open For a Limited Time in Tokyo and Osaka

Cafes that recreate the world of the film Weathering with You will open in Tokyo and Osaka for a limited period!! Weathering with You is the latest animation feature film by Makoto Shinkai, known for the film Your Name which is the 2nd highest grossing Japanese film ever. Here is a report on these new spots to visit this fall.

About Weathering with You

Weathering with You is the latest animation feature film by Makoto Shinkai, known for Your Name that was released in 2016 and became the 2nd highest grossing Japanese film ever.
It tells the story of a boy and girl who are tormented by destiny in a time of climatic imbalance yet "choose" to live in their own way. The love story between Hodaka, who runs away from home to Tokyo, and Yona, a girl with strange powers, is beautiful and heartbreaking, and represents a message to all generations facing a new era and to the world at large.

It is a much discussed film that has grossed more than a billion yen in 34 days since release in Japan on July 19, 2019, with 7.5 million people going to the movies to watch it. It has also been selected as the Japanese entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards, to be held on February 9, 2020.

What is Weathering with You Cafe?

Cafes that faithfully recreate the world view of the hit movie Weathering with You will open for a limited time in Tokyo and Osaka.
The cafes serve food from the movie, such as the fried rice Yona makes, and a set menu of dishes served at Hodaka's welcome party, as well as dishes inspired by the movie, such as one featuring teruteru bozu (paper doll to which children pray for fine weather) and Ame, the cat. There are also Weathering with You products only available at the cafe as well as gifts of special items that represent scenes from the movie.
Weathering with You Cafes are wonderfully relaxing places with an atmosphere in which you can relive the wonder of watching the movie. With food that is well worth photographing, they are great places to go to on a quiet fall day.


Photo-Worthy Menu Items

There are many dishes at the cafe that are well worth photographing, such as ones that appeared in the movie, and ones inspired by characters in the movie.
Here are some examples!


Yona's Pea Sprout and Potato Fried Rice with Sesame Oil Set (1,490 yen (exl. tax))
This is a set with the fried rice that Yona made for Hodaka.
You can cut the scallions and put them in the soup, just like Yona did!
*The image is for illustrative purposes only.


The Best Dinner in My Life (1,590 yen (excl. tax))
A complete recreation of the dinner from that evening that was the best in Hodaka's life!
Enjoy as a set with clam chowder and French fries.
*The image is for illustrative purposes only.


Quiet Teruteru Bozu à la Mode (1,490 yen (excl. tax))
Flan à la mode with the candy and teruteru bozu umbrellas that is a key item of the "Weather Business" in the film. It comes with fruits on a separate plate to add flavor and color.
*The image is for illustrative purposes only.

Cafe Perks

There are two perks available to customers to visit Weathering with You Cafe:
1. Reservation benefits: If you make reservations (650 yen (excl. tax) per person) and order cafe menu items, you can get a free Clear Bromide (publicity photograph) of one of six characters (randomly selected).

2. Drinks benefits: If you order a drink at the cafe, you can get one Clear Coaster (randomly selected from six options) for each drink.


Get Original Goods at the Cafes

There are many items sold at the shops in the cafes that are only available there, such as raindrop shaped stickers (400 yen (excl. tax) and smartphone cases (3,900 yen (excl. tax)) and tote bags (2,400 yen (excl. tax))!! They are perfect as souvenirs for yourself and as gifts.



1. OMOTESANDO BOX CAFE&SPACE (OMOTESANDO BOX) - Tuesday, October 8 - Sunday, November 17, 2019
B1F, Pine Under Flat, 5-13-2, Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, ,Tokyo

2. Osaka: Shinsaibashi contact - Thursday, October 10 - Sunday, November 17, 2019)
1-6-24, Kita Horie, Nishi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

・Advance reservations start time: 6:00 pm on Tuesday, September 24, 2019
・Reservation fee: 650 yen (excl. tax)
*Reservation benefit included

These are cafes where you can immerse yourself in the world of Weathering with You, which is the talk of town not just in Japan, but around the world. Be sure to visit!

*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.

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