Weathering With You by Makoto Shinkai
This story was so popular in Japan that Honda re-created the scooter from the movie
About the story
June 2021, Kozushima's first year of high school. Morishima Hodaka is running away from home for a better life in Tokyo. Although he lives in an internet cafe, he loses his money without being able to work part-time, and visits the writer Keisuke Suga, who he met on the ferry. Keisuke was working with Natsumi, a niece, in a small editing production that contributed articles to a magazine. Hotaka enjoys this lifestyle of living, and begins working there.
The Kanto region in the summer had long rainy days due to abnormal weather. Meanwhile, there was an urban legend of “100% sunny woman” that called for temporary fine weather. In a certain incident, Hotaka meets a girl named Hama Amano. She was the “sunny woman,” who had the ability to pray for a short time, localized, but sure to create clear clouds.
Haruna lives with her younger brother, Nagi, and sees how they are in financial trouble. Created. The service of “Sunny Woman” gradually became popular, and she increased her work steadily.
But as usual power comes at a price, and as the weather spirals further and further out of control, they must choose what future they truly want for themselves.
Written concurrently with production of the 2020 film Weathering With You, this novel comes straight from director Makoto Shinkai.