If audiences can weather the storm from the j-pop music video assault in the second half of WEATHERING WITH YOU, they will be treated to a modern anime classic that deals with complex emotional teen issues ranging from gun violence, global warming, young love and abandonment.

The film has the ability to engulf audiences, flooding them with a sea of emotions that may or may not require Kleenex.

Put differently, this is easily on the early short list for best films of 2020.

Aaron "Dobler" Goldstein

Aaron Goldstein is a Product Manager by day, ludicrous speed content consumer by night. He’s a LA Film School Alumni and TV Academy / Producers Guild of America member. Aaron is a proud parent and dad joke enthusiast.

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