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Makoto Shinkai


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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 2016 Your Name. (based on his novel) / (screenplay)
 2016 Kanojo to Kanojo no Neko: 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 Koto no ha no niwa (written by)
 2013 Dareka no manazashi (Short)
 2011 Children Who Chase Lost Voices (story and screenplay)
 2007 Ani*Kuri15 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2007 Neko no shukai (Short)
 2007 5 Centimeters Per Second (original story) / (scenario) / (screenplay)
 2004 Kumo no mukô, yakusoku no basho (screenplay) / (story)
 2002 Hoshi no koe (Short) (written by)
 1999 Kanojo to kanojo no neko (Video short)
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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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Preparing for his next film. See more »

Trademark:

Vibrant color palettes See more »

Nickname:

The New Hayao Miyazaki

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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