Makoto Shinkai

Your Name anime film merchandise now available from Japan’s gacha capsule toy vending machines

With more than ten cute items to collect, this is a range we’ll be saving our yen for.

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Japanese gamer creates anime Your Name’s rural town in Minecraft, and it’s mind-blowing【Video】

Explore the film’s magical world for yourself in a whole new way.

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Every new English song for anime hit Your Name previewed in teaser video【Video】

”Zenzenzense” isn’t the only song getting new English vocals from original Japanese singer Yojiro Noda.

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Studio Ghibli’s Toshio Suzuki talks about chance of Your Name become highest-grossing anime ever

Ghibli co-founder explains how he’d feel if Makoto Shinkai’s film passed his studio’s Spirited Away.

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Anime Your Name’s English subtitles struggle to show difference between “I” and “I” in Japanese

You think the anime movie’s body-swapping teens have it rough? Its translators are the ones in a real jam.

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Hit anime movie Your Name dazzles its way into the fashion world with jewelry collection

You could engrave your name on this Your Name jewelry.

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Anime left out – Your Name fails to secure Academy Award Nomination

Sometimes it seems like everyone in the world loves Makoto Shinkai’s hit anime, but the Academy is apparently not so impressed.

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Official English version of anime Your Name’s theme song sounds cool as Japanese original【Video】

Sneak preview released for new version of mega-hit rock song that will appear in U.S. theatrical screenings.

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Your Name reportedly becomes highest worldwide earning anime film of all time

American website’s number-crunching puts Makoto Shinkai’s hit ahead of anything from Studio Ghibli.

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Anime hit Your Name’s is finally coming to theaters in the U.S. and Canada, start date announced

The wait to know how long anime fans in North America will have to wait is finally over.

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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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