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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

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 record, beating even Ghibli movies and even Harry Potter at the Japanese box offices. In Your Name, Taki and Mitsuha (two highschool students as...


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

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 tricky translating all the parts about programming. Other than the finished translation, you'll also find I've added Shinkai's Twitter feed...


星を追う子ども特別限定生産版

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... Hence the Engrishy name, "Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below". I say Engrishy...


5 Centimetres Per Second One More Side Novel

Thanks goes to FallingStar for tweeting to me about this! I must have missed Shinkai's tweet about this somehow! It's been over 4 years since 5 Centimetres Per Second premièred in Japan and since then, it's been novelised and manganised. Now it's getting another novel, subtitled "One More Side" - But it's not a sequel. The original 5cm...