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Makoto Shinkai's Next Movie "Tenki no Ko" Premieres in July 19th

Makoto Shinkai's next movie will be "Tenki no Ko [Weather Girl]" due to première in July 19th. The story tells of a young man named Hotaka (played by Kotarou Daigo) who has arrived in Tokyo from an island. He meets a girl named Youna (played by Nana Mori) who has the power to grant sunny days just by praying. Key visual looks good and I...


Your Name Art Book Review

There has been an artbook released for every Makoto Shinkai movie so far and Your Name is no exemption - not surprising considering its run away success and that it got a special "Collectors Edition". Unlike the visual guide book, it does not contain concept art or storyboards but the format is no different, once again in B6 paper back...


Japan Post Celebrates Makoto Shinkai Debut 15th Anniversary with Stamp Set

It's been 15 years since Makoto Shinkai made his debut in the Anime industry and it seems Japan Post will be releasing a 15th anniversary limited edition stamp set later this month for 4900 Yen (£34). Will only be available between August 14th - November 23rd 2017. The set will consist of 10 sticker type 62 Yen stamps, each featuring a...


Kimi no Na wa, Your Name Movie and Collectors Edition Review

2016.10.11 Updated with review with UK steelbook edition and info about Collectors Editions from other countries - Spain, Italy and Hong Kong. If you're an Anime fan that follow the news then I'm sure you've no doubt heard of Makoto Shinkai and his recent run away success with Kimi no Na wa, Your Name as it's shot over the 2 billion Yen...


Makoto Shinkai Walker Book

It's been a while since Makoto Shinkai released his first art book, "A Sky Longing for Memories" (which you can get an English copy of by Vertical Comics). Now he's released a new one at around the same time as his latest youth movie, "Your Name" and it's a B2 sized, 160 page book subtitled "Walker: Hikari no Kiseki [Trails of Light]". The...


5 Centimetres Per Second Novel English Translation Completed

20th June 2013 Update: The site has now been taken down but you may still read the translations and the rest of the site content in PDF here. Finally got round to picking up the half done translation. Pretty hard to believe it's been two years since then. Time flies, eh? If I wasn't a software developer myself it would have been quite...


Hoshi wo Ou Kodomo Blu-ray Collector's Edition... With English Subtitles!

Happy New Year, readers! Feels like it's been a while since my last post but very busy with my full time job these days. You will find me Tweeting more on Twitter since it's quick and short compared to lengthy articles like these. But anyway... Hoshi wo Ou Kodomo is about a young girl named Asuna creates a small radio and goes up to a cliff...