Makoto Shinkai

Gundam creator thinks Makoto Shinkai anime need more female crotch grabbing and/or horniness

”Shinkai-kun is still young, so that’s why he can make that sort of anime.”

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Train station ad skillfully invokes Makoto Shinkai to get through to the “smartphone generation”

Equal parts anime nostalgia and reverse psychology make for an effective billboard.

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Weathering with You anime cafe opening soon with beautiful Shinkai-inspired menu items【Photos】

Your Name director Makoto Shinkai’s latest movie takes on gorgeous edible form in Tokyo and Osaka.

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Weathering with You anime exhibition coming to Tokyo with special cafe menu items

Treat yourself to the taste of a glorious rain-flecked Makoto Shinkai movie.

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Weathering with You is first anime submitted for Best International Film Oscar in over 20 years

Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name follow-up is only the second Japanese animated film ever to get the nod.

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Japanese photographer moves people to tears with night sky photos that look like anime art

Gorgeous images show us anime skies really can exist in real life.

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Do not adjust your monitor – The view from Japan’s Gono train line really is this beautiful【Pics】

Not a Shinkai or Miyazaki anime, nor a CG-created wonderland, this is one of Japan’s best train journeys.

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The beautifully lonely building in Shinkai’s Weathering with You? It’s a real place in Tokyo

We’ve visited the real-world location for the pivotal scene in the anime event of the summer, but it’s about to disappear forever.

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There’s a Makoto Shinkai anime-inspired tea in Japan, and it’s beautiful like his films

We get a little emotional taste-testing the Weathering with You Ameiro Jelly Tea.

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Drenched in passion – Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering with You is here, but is it good?【SoraReview】

Arguably the Shinkai-est anime yet, and perhaps the beginning of a connected Makoto Shinkai cinematic universe?

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Rumor that watching anime Your Name with date will lead to getting married proves true for fans

The most successful anime romance movie of all time ties together real-life couples, even if the path to true love isn’t always a direct one.

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Is there still something love can do? Radwimp’s song soothes hearts after tragic anime arson

The theme song for Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering with You anime asks tough questions and gives important answers in the wake of the deadly arson attack on Kyoto Animation.

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Uniqlo reveals first-ever T-shirt collaboration with Your Name anime director Makoto Shinkai

Shirts will be in stores just before the opening of Shinkai’s newest anime movie, Weathering with You.

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New Your Name anime project is tie-up with Japanese late-night panting girls TV program

One of Japan’s oddest TV shows celebrates its 15th anniversary with a trip to Itomori, setting of Makoto Shinkai’s anime film phenomenon.

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One-man anime creator is back with a staff and a beautiful new video with two cool twists

This schoolgirl doesn’t meet the boy you’d think she would, and she’s not who you expect either.

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The trailer for Makoto Shinkai’s new anime, Weathering with You is here, and jaw-dropping【Video】

The rain falls up as the director of Your Name and J-rock band Radwimps are back with a gorgeous look at Tokyo in both a storm and magical sunlight.

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Hollywood Your Name anime live-action movie will feature Native American girl, Chicago boy

Adaptation of Makoto Shinkai hit now has a high-profile American director, who the producers say was their first choice.

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Writer for Hollywood version of anime Your Name says Japanese side wants Westernized viewpoint

”If they wanted a Japanese live-action version, they would just do it themselves.”

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Your Name’s Makoto Shinkai announces new anime film, reveals title, plot details, release date

Director reveals he got the initial idea for Weathering with You before Your Name was released, is aiming to make a “massively entertaining” movie.

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Elon Musk shares his love of anime, says he wants to build a mecha

Investor expresses admiration for two of anime’s most iconic directors, has fans wondering if he’ll take inspiration from Evangelion or Gundam.

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