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really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating details ·  231 ratings  ·  45 reviews
Longing to escape his island home, a boy named Hodaka runs away during his first summer of high school to find a new life in Tokyo. As rain falls for days on end and Hodaka struggles to adjust, he meets a girl named Hina who holds a mysterious power: With a single prayer, she can part the clouds and bring back the sun. But her power comes at a price, and as the weather ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published December 17th 2019 by Yen On (first published July 18th 2019)
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Josu Grilli
Definitivamente... sorprendente.

Hoy mismo hablaba en mi Instagram TV de las novelas que de primeras juzgas pensando que no te van a gustar, y este es un claro ejemplo de ello.

Weathering With You es la adaptación a novela de la película homónima, ambas escritas por Shinkai (reconocido director por su obra Your Name). En una nota al final del libro habla sobre cómo finalizó antes la escritura de la novela que el propio guion de la película, por lo que se intuye que, quizá, la novela tenga más
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Thanawat
Oct 22, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"โลกนะ มันเพียนมาตังนานแลว"
สนุกใสๆ หนังสือของ Shinkai เลมนีอานได ไมทำรายจิตใจมากนัก
พออานเจอชือ "สาวฟาใส" ทำใหนึกถึงตอนสมัยอานโดราเอมอนทีมีชือตอนเกียวกับ "ชายเรียกฝน" เลยแฮะ

"ฤดูฝันฉันมีเธอ" เลาเรืองชีวิตวัยรุนของหนุมมัธยมตนทีหนีจากบานตางจังหวัด เขามาคนหาชีวิตในเมืองหลวงอยางโตเกียว
บุพเพสันนิวาสบันดาลใหมาเจอกับ "สาวฟาใส" กับนองชายสุดคูล

"สาวฟาใส" เปนสาวนอยทีมีพลังไลฝน ทีเปนตำนานความเชือ เลาขานกันมานับแตโบราณของญีปุน
พอเจาหนุมจับคูกับสาวฟาใส ไอเดียหาเงินกบรรเจิด เพราะพลังของสาวฟ
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Winna
The first book I read this year.

Novel-wise, I personally think this is one of Shinkais best works. Theres something so warm and heartfelt about it, and I feel connected to the characters more intimately compared to Your Name.

Plot-wise its bittersweet as always. I havent seen the movie (missed the Japanese version when it came out in theatres) but would love a chance to catch the American version if it ever gets released somewhere. But then again, I know Id love it as much as I love all of
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Iman Danial Hakim
Form yang berlainan (layar perak dan novel), feel yang sama.

3 bintang sebab terjemahannya rasa "off" sikit.
Denise Bücherwunderland
Ich könnte mir gut vorstellen, dass dieses Buch 5 Sterne bekommt sobald ich den Film gesehen habe 😄.
Nach Your Name waren meine Erwartungen natürlich sehr hoch, aber die Geschichte zu Weathering with you hat mir auch sehr gut gefallen. Nur die verschiedenen POV's haben es mir manchmal etwas schwer gemacht, da diese nicht mit dem jeweiligen Namen gekennzeichnet sind 😅. Ansonsten war es wirklich toll!
Clara (Clarylovesbooks)
Jan 23, 2020 rated it really liked it
Non ho avuto occasione di andare a vedere "Weathering With You" al cinema, quindi quando a Natale mi é stato regalato il libro ero emozionatissima di conoscere finalmente la storia! Il libro é scorrevolissimo e si legge tutto d'un fiato. La narrazione é molto semplice ma efficace. La storia é davvero particolare e davvero impossibile da poter spiegare per quanto sia surreale ma, per molti aspetti, ricorda tantissimo "Your Name". Per questo motivo, non definirei questa nuova storia ...more
Nattapan
I think wordings below might help you get some main ideas of this romantic fantasy story from Makoto Shinkai.

"...มนุษยเรานันใชตนเองเปนบรรทัดฐานเพือดำเนินชีวิตตอไป...ชักนำตัวตนของตัวเองใหเขาใกลสิงซึงคลาย 'ความถูกตอง' ของโลก เมือเปนเชนนันแลวจึงวางใจ...ทวาการทำเชนนันจะทำใหเราหลงลืมขอบเขตความถูกตองของโลกและความจริงในใจของเราไปทีละนอย..." (โนดะ โยจิโร, ปุณฑริกา นภธราดล (แปล), น.264-265)
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Tronut Tienudom
Oct 21, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, novel
หนังสือ
ประเภทไลทโนเวล ตามแบบทีญีปุนเรียก
นาจะเปนไลทโนเวลเลมทีสอง
สนุกดีนะ ถึงจะเขียนภาพอากาศปลอดโปรงไดไมดีเทาเหนภาพในหนัง แตกวาวอยู
อาจจะไดรับอิทธิพลจากในหนังมาพอสมควรเพราะ ดูหนังกอนคอยมาอานหนังสือ

เปนหนังสือทีตรงกับหนังอยางประหลาด
ทำใหรูวาจริง ๆ แลวการถอดความหนังเปนหนังสือสามารถทำไดอยางแนบเนียนขึนอยูกับความสามารถในการเขียน !

ตนหอมปลูกเองนาจะไมยากนะ

ถายอมเสียสละคนๆหนึงเพือทีจะทำใหทองฟาอากาศนีหยุดวิปริตได เธอเองกคิดวามันคุมคาใชมัยละ
ยังไงกตองมีใครสักคนรับหนาทีแยๆ พวกนี ถึงจะปกติจะมองไมเหนกเถอะ

คนทีค
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Corinne
Dec 17, 2019 marked it as to-read
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Adrianne
Mar 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
As a novel, this book is much better than your name. Like a million times better. The characters are more fleshed out, motivations are a bit clearer here, and I think the story is just overall more compelling. The afterward and essay both have reduced me to tears.

As a movie, I still think your name. is just slightly better (but probably because I've seen it more times).

Basically, read this book. Have Makoto Shinkai write and direct your life because at least you'll have a happy ending despite
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Sarina
Feb 16, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2020
Ein modernes Märchen, das mich in seinen Bann ziehen konnte, mich aber letztendlich nicht zu 100% überzeugt hat. Irgendwie hat mir was in der Story gefehlt...Die Verfilmung würde ich jedoch trotzdem gerne sehen, da die Bilder bestimmt toll sind.
Shishir
Mar 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
It's Makoto Shinkai alright and with an actual ending to it unlike Your Name FYI I loved Your Name. It's just too great
Belle Ellrich
Jan 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
After hearing recommendation after recommendation for Makoto Shinkai's latest novel WEATHERING WITH YOU, I finally decided to buy the book off of Amazon.

And let me tell you, I was HOOKED from page one.

Shinkai has an addictive and beautiful way of storytelling, and I found myself wanting to finish this read in one sitting. However, because of life, I had to hold back on that need.

This book follows four characters. Don't let that intimidate you! It doesn't actively focus on all four, but it makes
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Izis
Dec 18, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Jalan cerita yang menarik dan simple... aku suka cerita ni... mungkin akan ku cari versi movie nya...cuma sbb buku ni translation dari japanese ke malay so kadang2 ada rasa mcm terlampau direct translation sangat sampai baca pon pelik dan awkward.. mungkin sbb ini light novel jadi penterjemah cuba nak kekalkan bahasa yang simple dan mudah...anyway..i like this book..
Hekate_by_Kam
Jan 13, 2020 rated it it was ok
In questo romanzo seguiamo le vicende di Hodaka, giovane liceale che decide di fuggire di casa per andare a vivere a Tokyo. Nella capitale incontrerà chi gli offrirà un lavoro, e Hina, una ragazza che si scoprirà avere un potere straordinario.
Nonostante le ottime premesse e la promessa di una valanga di feels, dopo quella meraviglia di Your Name, questa volta non sono rimasta particolarmente colpita.
Gli elementi positivi che mi sento di citare sono, indubbiamente lo stile inconfondibile di
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Isabell
Apr 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
𝘜𝘯𝘥 𝘥𝘢𝘯𝘯 𝘸ü𝘳𝘥𝘦𝘯 𝘸𝘪𝘳 𝘢𝘮 𝘯ä𝘤𝘩𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘯 𝘔𝘰𝘳𝘨𝘦𝘯 𝘢𝘶𝘧𝘸𝘢𝘤𝘩𝘦𝘯, 𝘥𝘦𝘳 𝘙𝘦𝘨𝘦𝘯 𝘩ä𝘵𝘵𝘦 𝘢𝘶𝘧𝘨𝘦𝘩ö𝘳𝘵, 𝘴𝘪𝘦 𝘸ü𝘳𝘥𝘦 𝘢𝘯 𝘮𝘦𝘪𝘯𝘦𝘳 𝘚𝘦𝘪𝘵𝘦 𝘴𝘦𝘪𝘯, 𝘶𝘯𝘥 𝘢𝘶𝘧 𝘥𝘦𝘳 𝘞𝘦𝘭𝘵 𝘸ü𝘳𝘥𝘦 𝘶𝘯𝘷𝘦𝘳ä𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘳𝘵 𝘦𝘪𝘯 𝘯𝘦𝘶𝘦𝘳 𝘈𝘭𝘭𝘵𝘢𝘨 𝘢𝘣𝘣𝘳𝘦𝘤𝘩𝘦𝘯.
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Ich habe damals "Your Name." von Makoto Shinkai gelesen und war hin und weg. Nicht nur von der Verfilmung, sondern auch vom Roman. Daher wollte ich unbedingt "Weathering with you" auch noch lesen und was soll ich sagen? Er war toll.
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Gelesen wird aus verschiedenen Perspektiven, wodurch ich noch näher an den einzelnen Figuren
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Emily Jane
4.5 stars for this gorgeous novel.

I have believed for a long time that words can express our feelings more directly and precisely, which definitely is proved in this novel. I had watched the movie, 天気の子 (Weathering With You) twice, and I was touched with a doubt because I had cried twice as well. After reading this novel, I didn't cry but I realized this novel concludes more touching details that I didn't find out in the movie. Although I think Director Shinkai wrote the novel, 言の葉の庭 (The Garden
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Vasco
Mar 01, 2020 rated it liked it
The bad: I'm reading the novel without having watched the movie, which on one hand probably doesn't give me the context others might have, but on the other hand might also allow me to have a less biased view. Although the rich and beautiful descriptions of Tokyo life and of the protagonist's shenanigans are interesting enough, the plot is fairly simple and the book isn't remarkable by any means - just good enough.

The good: the best part of the book are definitely the vivid and colorful
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Christian
Jan 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book is a great story on its own and even better when you see the movie. To make up for the visual elements from the movie, perspectives from the other characters are added. This helps the novel keep the same level of emotion that the movie brings. Don't really know how to describe the book, but I highly recommend it.
Jang
Jan 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I like the plot alot and also that it doesn't limit the POVs. But sometimes I get confused with whom was whom.

The writing was beautiful. I like how straightforward it is, love the characters, and how engaging the current setting was. It was a page turner for me. Overall it was heartwarming.
Loanne
Feb 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
Mon premier coup de cœur de 2020 !

Un livre passionnant, un peu long à démarrer mais ensuite, cétait dur de le poser ! Jai adoré ma lecture. Lhistoire est passionnante et les décors font tout simplement rêver. Je recommande à 200% ! Jai hâte de regarder le film
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Doug Saribay
Jan 24, 2020 rated it really liked it
It fleshed out the story a little better than the movie. The first person perspective helped to justify a lot of things in the story a lot better.
Andy Sabis
Feb 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
A very decent follow up to Your Name. Doesn't hit you in the chest with emotion as often as Your Name did, but is still very good.
Ismaliza Ismail
Mar 28, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Bacaan ringan yang menarik walaupun bahasa dari direct translation kadang-kadang kelakar
Rad Oneza
Feb 05, 2020 rated it liked it
February 5, 2020
Wednesday, 10:58 P.M.
Kwarto nila mama at papa
Inaantok na, 3 hrs lang tulog kagabi pero masaya naman :)
lyndie
Mar 03, 2020 rated it it was ok
Reading this really feels like a "novel version of an animated movie", as mentioned in the afterword.
And I did not like it but I am hopeful that the animated movie is actually better.
Franky Reads
Kommt nicht an Your Name ran. Ich glaube die Story funktioniert als Film besser.
Athena | BookishNeko |
Jan 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: besties
love this book so much 😍😍😍 all the feelings like from the movie......
Paula
Mar 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5/5
Csimplot Simplot
Dec 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Excellent book!!!
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Name (in native language): 新海 誠
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Makoto Shinkai


Makoto Shinkai (新海 誠 Shinkai Makoto?), born as Makoto Niitsu (新津 誠 Niitsu Makoto?, February 9, 1973) is a Japanese director of anime and former graphic designer. A native of the Nagano Prefecture, Shinkai studied Japanese literature at Chuo University where he was a member of juvenile literature club where he
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