Photo/IllutrationA scene from Makoto Shinkai’s new film “Weathering with You” ((c) 2019 “Weathering with You” Film Partners)

"Weathering with You" has become a runaway hit at the box office, pulling in more than 10 billion yen ($94 million) since it was released, Toho Co. announced Aug. 22.

The animated feature film, about a runaway boy who befriends a girl who can manipulate the weather, was directed by Makoto Shinkai of "Your Name." fame.

The latest film, which has been seen by about 7.5 million people, was produced and distributed by Toho.

Revenue from ticket sales surpassed the 10 billion yen mark on the 34th day since the film was released on July 19.

"Your Name." was released in Japan in 2016 and took in 25 billion yen.