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Makoto Shinkai

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Date of Birth:9 February 1973, Nagano, Japan

Trademarks:Vivid and detailed scenic art direction Vibrant color palettes [Cell Phones] Likes incorprating cell phones into his films [Romance] Usually writes romance stories, often with science-fiction and/or fantasy elements [Distance] Characters maintaining long distance relationships His works feature a cat, his favourite pet animal.


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Your Name

Directed By: Makoto Shinkai Starring: Ry√Ľnosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi...
Released in UK cinemas Wednesday 23rd August 2017 Age Rating: 12A Runtime: 106 mins Language: Japanese Next Showing: In 1 cinema on Sunday 15th March 2020. View Listings

Weathering With You

Directed By: Makoto Shinkai Starring: Kotaro Daigo, Nana Mori, Kentaro Araki...
Released in UK cinemas Friday 17th January 2020 Age Rating: 12A Runtime: 111 mins Language: Japanese Next Showing: Today in 44 cinemas. View Listings
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Last update was at 07:41 26th January 2020