Should Makoto Shinkai’s anime have been about Top Gun Taki and Maverick Mitsuha?
Side-by-side comparison points finger at pivotal moment in director Makoto Shinkai’s smash-hit anime film.
Sketches hand-drawn by director Makoto Shinkai show initial vision for anime film’s opening sequence.
Makoto Shinkai’s anime juggernaut was chasing the Disney hit, but which film pulled in the bigger audience at theaters?
Tokyo tour visits locations from Makoto Shinkai’s hit, recreates the food the characters eat, and takes reservations in English.
Jaw-dropping graduation project has audiences salivating for more from this one-person powerhouse.
Even before it was called Your Name, Makoto Shinkai knew he wanted his film to be different from its predecessors.
Itomori may not be an actual city, but here’s where the hometown of Your Name’s female lead would be in real-life Japan.
Arata Kanou’s Your Name Another Side: Earthbound novel focuses on film’s side characters.
Makoto Shinkai’s initial concept for female lead Mitsuha would have rubbed audiences the wrong way, producer cautioned.
Leiji Matsumoto also honored at May 16 ceremony.
Missed your chance to see this decade’s biggest anime movie hit in theaters? Soon you’ll be able to watch it at home, with no language barrier.
With more than ten cute items to collect, this is a range we’ll be saving our yen for.
Explore the film’s magical world for yourself in a whole new way.
”Zenzenzense” isn’t the only song getting new English vocals from original Japanese singer Yojiro Noda.
Ghibli co-founder explains how he’d feel if Makoto Shinkai’s film passed his studio’s Spirited Away.
You think the anime movie’s body-swapping teens have it rough? Its translators are the ones in a real jam.
You could engrave your name on this Your Name jewelry.
Sometimes it seems like everyone in the world loves Makoto Shinkai’s hit anime, but the Academy is apparently not so impressed.
Sneak preview released for new version of mega-hit rock song that will appear in U.S. theatrical screenings.