2021/4/12 Notification

“The Works of Makoto Shinkai – The Garden of Words Background Collection” is coming soon…!

Makoto Shinkai’s film “The Garden of Words” was released in 2013 to acclaim from the world of film aficionados. An art book featuring its lavish and detailed art design will finally be released in Japan on 24 June.
The release will contain over 140 backgrounds as well as design documents, storyboards, and other “making of” material. Interviews with director Makoto Shinkai and art director Hiroshi Takiguchi will also be included.

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2018/12/13 Latest Work

New Makoto Shinkai animation, “Weathering With You” is coming to theaters summer 2019!

Production has begun on Makoto Shinkai’s latest theatrical feature, “Weathering With You.”
Release is expected to be July 19th, 2019.

Original Concept/Writer/Director: Makoto Shinkai
Voice Cast: Kotaro Daigo, Nana Mori
Character Designs: Masayoshi Tanaka
Animation Director: Atsushi Tamura
Art Director: Hiroshi Takiguchi
Production: Weathering With You Production Committee
Development Production: STORY inc.
Development: CoMix Wave Films
Distribution: Toho Co., Ltd


See the teaser site for more information

2017/5/23 Notification

The 36th Fujimoto Award : Makoto Shinkai won Fujimoto Award

Director Makoto Shinkai and Producer Noritaka Kawaguchi, Yoshihiro Furusawa, Genki Kawamura, won Fujimoto Award at the 36th Fujimoto Award.This award praising distinguished movie producer.

Please see Fujimoto Award Official Page(Japanese only)for more details.

2017/5/23 Notification

The 20th JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL : “Your name.” received Grand Prize

“Your name.” received Grand Prize in the Animation Division at the 20th JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL

Please see 20th JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL Official Sitefor more details.(English)

2017/4/12 Notification

CARTOON ON THE BAY 2017 : “Your name.” won Awards in three different categories

“Your name.” won the following prizes at the CARTOON ON THE BAY 2017 in Italy.

■Best Director Award(Makoto Shinkai)
■Best Screenplay Award(Makoto Shinkai)
■Studio of the year 2017(CoMix Wave Films)

Please seeCARTOON ON THE BAY 2017for more details.