2016/10/24 Notification

The 29th TOKYO INTERNATIONAL FILM FEATIVAL2016: Makoto Shinkai received ARIGATŌ Award

Makoto Shinkai received ARIGATŌ (Thank You) Award honoring remarkable contributions to the Japanese film industry at the 29th TOKYO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL(TIFF).

Please see TIFF Official Site for more details.

2016/10/19 Notification

The 49th Sitges Film Festival : “your name. ” won the award for the Best Feature Length Film(Anima’t)

“your name.” won the award for Best Feature Length Film (Anima’t) at the 2016 Sitges – 49th International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia in Spain.

Plese see 2016 Sitges Film Festival Official Site for more details.

2016/10/11 Notification

Newtype Anime Award 2015-2016: “your name.” won the 1st Prize(Animated movies)

“your name.” won the 1st Prize at Newtype Anime Award 2015-2016 in the animated movies category.
This film won the following prizes in four different categories.
1st Prize for Best Film
2nd Prize for Theme song(“Zenzenzense”by RADWIMPS)
2nd Prize for Music
3rd Prize for Best Director

Please see Web Newtype Official Site for more details.(Japanese only)

2016/8/8 Notification

“Makoto Shinkai Works”-Chinese site now OPEN

“Makoto Shinkai Works / Makoto Shinkai official portal site” is now OPEN in Chinese!
*able to choose the language with the upper right buttons.

2016/4/14 Notification

Shinkai Merchandise Now Available Online

To fans in the US – Shinkai-related prodcuts are now available on RightStuf!
In addition to the US edition DVD and Blu-rays, exclusive merchandise from Japan will also be on sale in May and is available for pre-order! Order now or reserve by clicking on the banner at the bottom of the homepage, or go here:
*Shipping outside of the US is currently unavailable.

2016/4/6 Notification

your name. in theaters August 26

Shinkai’s latest film, “your name.” will be in theaters on August 26.

Music will be by RADWIMPS. Over 20 tracks are planned for the soundtrack, including several songs with vocals.
Check out the new trailer featuring one of the songs, “Zen zen zense” on Yahoo! Movies!
>Trailer on Yahoo! Movies

2016/3/25 Notification

New poster visual released for “your name.”


A new poster visual has been released for the film “your name.”
It will be used across theaters in Japan starting April 16th (Sat.).

2016/2/25 Notification

Comic Edition of “She and Her Cat” Begins Serialization

The comic edition of “She and Her Cat,” the work that marks the genesis of Makoto Shinkai’s directing career, begins serialization today in the April edition of the comic magazine “Afternoon”!

Original Story: Makoto Shinkai
Manga: Tsubasa Yamaguchi

2015/12/17 Notification

“Makoto Shinkai Works”-English site now OPEN

“Makoto Shinkai Works / Makoto Shinkai official portal site” is now OPEN in English!