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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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Japanese teacher draws incredible blackboard chalk art to inspire class on sports day【Pics】

One for all!

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Surreally amazing Osaka sunset has some seeing the gates of hell, others heaven on Earth【Video】

Unfiltered video is like a scene from a Makoto Shinkai anime or a terrifying horror movie, depending on your perspective.

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Your Name director Makoto Shinkai, other anime creators invited to join Oscar Academy

Three directors and arguably the greatest anime composer of all time asked to join organization.

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Radwimps singer offers apology/explanation after new song is accused of inappropriate nationalism

Song about pride in Japan and its flag has been called a military propaganda song by critics.

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New Makoto Shinkai short anime is a gorgeous music video partially set in Singapore【Video】

The director of anime Your Name gives us a glimmering glimpse of the beauty of the Asian nation, and also civil engineering.

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Breathtakingly beautiful beach in often-overlooked part of Japan is like a scene out of Your Name

Chichibugahama Beach looks like a Makoto Shinkai anime come to life, and is well worth a detour off the beaten travel path.
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Anime film Your Name’s director Makoto Shinkai is immortalized in an asteroid’s name

Makoto Shinkai can add one more special achievement to his resume that is quite literally out of this world. 

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The top 10 romantic anime to watch with your boyfriend or girlfriend, according to fans

10 picks for when it’s just the two of you…but Your Name isn’t number one on the list.

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We try out the delicious, fluffy milk bread featured in the Japanese anime movie Your Name

Even though it didn’t cause us to swap bodies, it was every bit as creamy and tasty as we imagined it to be.

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What would anime hit Your Name look like without its biggest storytelling cheat? Manga shows us

The main characters in Makoto Shinkai’s anime film have a major blind spot, but not in this reimagining.

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Your Name fan reveals the identity of Miki Okudera’s husband, shocks Japanese netizens

Looks like Taki’s crush got stolen from right under his nose.

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Hong Kong students use free time at school to draw stunning anime-inspired chalkboard art

Several Ghibli films and Your Name are featured in their beautiful mural works.

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Experience a century of anime history in one gorgeous video celebrating art form’s 100th birthday

Musical retrospective looks back on the 100 years of Japanese animation.

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Feel what it’s like to be a Shinto shrine maiden with shrine’s experience package for foreigners

Chief priest cites popularity of miko heroine in anime hit Your Name for increased interest in traditional role.

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Creator of anime Your Name says he’s “not really that interested” in Hollywood live-action remake

Makoto Shinkai’s anime is unabashedly emotional, but the director sounds like a detached dad when discussing his mega-hit baby’s next step.

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