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.
American website’s number-crunching puts Makoto Shinkai’s hit ahead of anything from Studio Ghibli.
The wait to know how long anime fans in North America will have to wait is finally over.
Makoto Shinkai is poised to outperform anything ever produced by Walt Disney.
Anime fans have been buzzing about a possible foreign adaptation of director Makoto Shinkai’s hit.
Sells 1.18 million tickets as 1st Japanese film at #1 since 2004’s Howl’s Moving Castle.
But he also thinks that may be the secret to the anime’s success.
Amazon lists release date for hit Makoto Shinkai movie.
Believe it or not, some people don’t like Makoto Shinkai’s newest anime, and one comment in particular has him feeling angry.
The anime event of the year is selling tickets in China even more quickly than it did in Japan.