2021/11/1 Notification

『背伸び』(Senobi) by Nana Mori, with lyrics by Makoto Shinkai, is now available digitally!

New song 『背伸び』(Senobi) by Nana Mori began digital distribution on Oct. 27th. Makato Shinkai wrote the lyrics.


Please click here for details.

2021/7/2 Notification

Second Set of “The Garden of Words” LINE Themes Now On Sale!

“Wisteria trellis,” the second set of creator LINE themes based on “The Garden of Words” is now on sale!
Change your theme to a world of wisteria and brighten up the rainy season!


Product: “The Garden of Words” Wisteria trellis Line Theme
Category: Creator Themes
Price: 150 LINE Coins/370 Yen (*As of June 2021)
For more information, see the URL below

LINE Store Official Homepage

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.