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Make the Food from Makoto Shinkai’s Latest, Weathering With You

Make the Food from Makoto Shinkai’s Latest, Weathering With YouWeathering With You, Makoto Shinkai’s followup to Your Name, is out in Japan and raking in the yens. It’s not due out in the States until 2020, unfortunately, but to get a taste of the film — literally — why not try making some of the food that pops up on screen?

The two dishes, whose recipes have been released by cooking site Kurashiru, are both served to male protagonist Hodaka by Hina, the titular Tenki no Ko (weather child) of the Japanese title.

Hina’s treats are potato chip fried rice and instant ramen salad, both of which are simple to make even without an Asian supermarket near by.

Cook up these recipes to sate your hunger for Shinkai’s latest before it hits in early 2020 via GKIDS.

Here’s how GKIDS describes the film:

The summer of his high school freshman year, Hokoda runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo, and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day, as if to suggest his future. He lives his days in isolation, but finally finds work as a writer for a mysterious occult magazine. Then one day, Hokoda meets Hina on a busy street corner. This bright and strong­willed girl possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky…

Source: Spoon & Tamago

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.