Makoto Shinkai


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Makoto Shinkai is a Japanese director, writer, producer, animator, editor, cinematographer, voice actor, manga artist and former graphic designer. Shinkai studied Japanese literature at Chuo University where he was a member of juvenile literature club where he drew picture books. In 1999, Shinkai released She and Her Cat, a five-minute short piece ... See full bio »

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  Your Name (original idea) (announced)
 2019 Weathering with You (written by)
 2016 Your Name. (based on his novel) / (screenplay)
 2016 She and Her Cat: Everything Flows (TV Mini-Series) (short film - 4 episodes)
- She and Her Story (2016) ... (short film)
- She and the Look in Her Eyes (2016) ... (short film)
- She and Her Sky (2016) ... (short film)
- She and Her Apartment (2016) ... (short film)
 2013 The Garden of Words (written by)
 2013 Someone's Gaze (Short)
 2011 Children Who Chase Lost Voices (story and screenplay)
 2007 Ani*Kuri15 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2007 5 Centimeters Per Second (original story) / (scenario) / (screenplay)
 2004 The Place Promised in Our Early Days (screenplay) / (story)
 2002 Voices of a Distant Star (Short) (written by)
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Official Site [Japan]

Alternate Names:

Makoto Niitsu
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In most of the world today people are interested in communication. They don't watch TV or play games that much; communication is becoming more of AN Entertainment form in itself. So when the society in which I live has this tendency that communication is so important, it has naturally become a central point of interest for my works. See more »

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He cites sci-fi writers Haruki Murakami and Ray Bradbury and experimental filmmaker Shunji Iwai as an influence on his work. See more »

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He often makes use of trains in his works. See more »

Nickname:

The New Hayao Miyazaki

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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