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Video accuses Your Name of copying two of its animation sequences from other anime【Video】

Side-by-side comparison points finger at pivotal moment in director Makoto Shinkai’s smash-hit anime film.

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Your Name’s animated storyboards show anime phenomenon like you’ve never seen it before【Video】

Sketches hand-drawn by director Makoto Shinkai show initial vision for anime film’s opening sequence.

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As anime Your Name comes out on home video, did it manage to beat Frozen at the box office?

Makoto Shinkai’s anime juggernaut was chasing the Disney hit, but which film pulled in the bigger audience at theaters?

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Your Name Tokyo cafe bus tour lets you experience the sights and flavors of the anime

Tokyo tour visits locations from Makoto Shinkai’s hit, recreates the food the characters eat, and takes reservations in English.

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The next Shinkai? Amazing artist creates gorgeous anime video’s visuals all by himself【Video】

Jaw-dropping graduation project has audiences salivating for more from this one-person powerhouse.

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Your Name director reveals initial character concept sketches, title, thematic goals of the hit anime

Even before it was called Your Name, Makoto Shinkai knew he wanted his film to be different from its predecessors.

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Real-life location of Your Name’s anime-only lake discovered, still holds a beautiful surprise

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.

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Spinoff novel of Shinkai’s Your Name film gets manga in July

Arata Kanou’s Your Name Another Side: Earthbound novel focuses on film’s side characters.

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Your Name pyjamas, parkas and accessories let you dress up as characters from the anime film

Relive the magic of the fantasy body-swapping adventure with items and clothes seen in the animated movie!

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Japanese survey reveals the reason for Your Name’s immense popularity

It turns out a specific demographic of the audience is the driving force behind the animated hit’s domestic success.

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Anime film Your Name’s director reveals that one character was very different in initial script

Makoto Shinkai’s initial concept for female lead Mitsuha would have rubbed audiences the wrong way, producer cautioned.

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A Silent Voice, Masako Nozawa, Makoto Shinkai win Japan Movie Critics Awards

Leiji Matsumoto also honored at May 16 ceremony.

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Anime Your Name’s home video release announced, has English subtitles and is region-free

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.

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Japanese theme park now offering fake thugs you can “beat up” to impress your girlfriend【Video】

Flash mob scenarios include one seemingly inspired by anime hit Your Name.

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Personal planetarium projects the same night sky from Your Name in your own home

Experience the moving moment from the film, and see the night sky as it would have actually appeared!

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One year after start of his girlfriend recruitment project, our reporter finally goes on a date

And no, Seiji didn’t rent his companion for his anime movie date.

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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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Traditional Japanese braiding is in high demand thanks to success of anime Your Name

These “gathered threads” have leapt through time and space to return as popular fashion accessories.

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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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