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Makoto Shinkai To Appear at Comic World in Hong Kong ::

It appears Makoto Shinkai has been busy traveling around the world as his latest movie, "Children Who Chase Voices from Deep Below" is being screened in various countries including Mainland China, Korea and now this month in Hong Kong. Comix Wave is really pushing his works to a wider international scale. Don't miss this opportunity...


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...


Makoto Shinkai Joins Twitter, Starts New Production Blog

The official site for Shinkai's forth movie isn't ready yet but production of the final movie is under way. He has also joined Twitter (in Japanese of course) and started a new production blog to keep track of the progress. He already has over 1000 followers at the time of writing. Apart from the short introduction from the blogs...


A New 5 Centimetres Per Second Site, Novel English Translation

I'm sure regular visitors amongst you will know how much of a fan I am of Makoto Shinkai's 5 Centimetres Per Second by now. After looking through how much information I've gathered about the movie, I thought this blog wasn't giving it enough space to organise so I've decided to create a sub-site for it to have all the content accessible in...


First Images for Makoto Shinkai's Fourth Movie ::

It's just pass Christmas Eve and Makoto Shinkai has decided to reveal some art from an early image board of his fourth feature length movie. What great news before the New Year, eh? The name of the movie is currently undecided and Shinkai isn't permitted to reveal what it's about. What he can say is that it will be centred around a young...


Makoto Shinkai x Tenmon 10th Anniversary Orchestral Album

Been a while since I last posted anything about Makoto Shinkai. Thanks to Daike-san, who has been too busy with work lately to update his fansite, for letting me know about this upcoming orchestral CD. To commemorate Anime director Makoto Shinkai and musician Tenmon's collaboration for the past ten years, an orchestral image album...


Place Promised to Get a Budget DVD Release in Japan

Priced at 2800 Yen, the budget DVD release of the 4 year old "The Place Promised in Our Early Days" is due in Japan on June 18th next week. It will contain both the English and Russian dub of the movie for Japanese fans to enjoy. Shinkai also writes he's happy his movie has sold over 70,000 copies in Japan and that it's made its way into 30...


Makoto Shinkai Moves Back to Tokyo

It's been a while since we heard Shinkai mention anything about his new piece of work. After taking a detour and spending some time in Greece before returning to his home in Nagano, he wrote yesterday (or technically the day before) that he has moved to a new apartment in Tokyo, Shinjuku. He gets pretty tired out just thinking about all...


Global Shinkai Day Comes to An End

And so, Global Shinkai Day has come to an end. I literally stayed up overnight until Saturday morning at six for the first session, slept for the second then stayed for the others. The number of attendees started off pretty well. It mostly floated between the 10 to 15 people mark for the day but peaked to just over 21 while Promised Days was...