Makoto Shinkai

Anime Your Name passing Disney’s Frozen in Japanese box office records looks increasingly likely

Makoto Shinkai is poised to outperform anything ever produced by Walt Disney.

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Distributor of anime Your Name reportedly responds to rumors of live-action adaptation

Anime fans have been buzzing about a possible foreign adaptation of director Makoto Shinkai’s hit.

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Shinkai’s “Your Name” tops South Korean box office with US$8.1 million

Sells 1.18 million tickets as 1st Japanese film at #1 since 2004’s Howl’s Moving Castle.

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Award-winning novelist theorizes director of Your Name didn’t have a girlfriend in high school

But he also thinks that may be the secret to the anime’s success.

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Anime fans in the U.K. will have to wait a long, long me before they can buy Your Name on Blu-ray

Amazon lists release date for hit Makoto Shinkai movie.

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Director of anime Your Name responds to criticisms about the hit film

Believe it or not, some people don’t like Makoto Shinkai’s newest anime, and one comment in particular has him feeling angry.

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Hit anime Your Name becomes highest-grossing Japanese film ever at Chinese theaters

The anime event of the year is selling tickets in China even more quickly than it did in Japan.

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Anime Your Name passes original Harry Potter in Japanese earnings, now trails Frozen

The Makoto Shinkai film now trails the monumental Disney hit, and is actually picking up momentum at the box office.

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Your Name becomes second-highest grossing Japanese film ever, has Harry Potter in its sights

Makoto Shinkai’s hit continues to surpass Hayao Miyazaki anime in box office earnings.

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Anime Your Name passes Princess Mononoke on all-time Japanese box office list, is now at number 3

Only two Japanese-made films have ever earned more, and one of them is about to get knocked down a slot by Makoto Shinkai’s runaway hit.

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English-dubbed trailer released for anime film Your Name 【Video】

Millions of people have seen Makoto Shinkai’s newest anime, but no one’s heard it like this yet.

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After conquering box office, Your Name is ready to star at Christmas with beautiful anime cake

Champagne-like sparkling beverages also honor director Makoto Shinkai’s latest anime film.

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Hit anime film Your Name’s Academy Award qualification run dates officially announced

Makoto Shinkai’s latest film has seen huge success in the Japanese market, but can it win a nomination for the North America film industry’s top honor?

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Want to see the real-world Tokyo locations from anime Your Name? Walking tour will take you there

The hit film is full of fantasy elements, but some of its most important locations exist in reality.

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Hit anime Your Name inspires new sake, blessed by priests in the shrine that appears in the movie

After making a splash at the box office, Makoto Shinkai’s latest anime leads to something you can pour into a sake cup.

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Anime hit Your Name to get Academy Award-qualifying U.S. theatrical run this year

Move would make Makoto Shinkai’s hit eligible for consideration at February’s Oscar awards, but does it have a chance of winning?

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Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name passes two Hayao Miyazaki anime’s earnings, box office romp continues

Romantic fantasy film has been the number-one movie in Japan for nine weeks running.

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Japanese high school student shows how to recreate cute hairstyle from hit anime Your Name

Because there’s nobody better to show us how to style our hair like an animated high school girl than a real-life high school girl.

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Twitter is abuzz over gorgeous new visual promotion for the hit anime film Your Name

Makoto Shinkai’s latest hit is still hitting the high numbers, and hitting fans in the feels.

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Your Name director Makoto Shinkai talks about his next anime film, gives hopeful timeframe

How long will we have to wait until we see more from the creator of the most successful non-Miyazaki anime ever?

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