Movies Makoto-Shinkai was a crew member on

 

君の名は。

High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must adjust their lives around each other.

Release On: 26th - August - 2016

Vote Count: 8835
Vote Average: 8.5/10


天気の子

The summer of his high school freshman year, Hodaka runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo, and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day, as if taking its cue from his life. After many days of solitude, he finally finds work as a freelance writer for a mysterious occult magazine. Then, one day, Hodaka meets Hina on a busy street corner. This bright and strong-willed girl possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky.

Release On: 19th - June - 2019

Vote Count: 1495
Vote Average: 8.1/10


Your Name

J.J. Abrams and Paramount Pictures have announced they’ll be turning the critically acclaimed Japanese anime Your Name into a live-action film.

Vote Count: 0
Vote Average: 0/10


言の葉の庭

Takao, who is training to become a shoemaker, skipped school and is sketching shoes in a Japanese-style garden. He meets a mysterious woman, Yukino, who is older than him. Then, without arranging the times, the two start to see each other again and again, but only on rainy days. They deepen their relationship and open up to each other. But the end of the rainy season soon approaches...

Release On: 31st - May - 2013

Vote Count: 1601
Vote Average: 7.6/10


秒速5センチメートル

Three moments in Takaki's life: his relationship with Akari and their forced separation; his friendship with Kanae, who is secretly in love with him; the demands and disappointments of adulthood, an unhappy life in a cold city.

Release On: 3rd - March - 2007

Vote Count: 1512
Vote Average: 7.3/10


星を追う子ども

The film centers on Asuna, a young girl who spends her solitary days listening to the mysterious music emanating from the crystal radio she received from her late father as a memento. One day while walking home she is attacked by a fearsome monster and saved mysterious boy named Shun. However, Shun disappears and Asuna embarks on a journey of adventure to the land of Agartha with her teacher Mr. Morisaki to meet a Shun again. Through her journey she comes to know the cruelty and beauty of the world, as well as loss.

Release On: 7th - May - 2011

Vote Count: 529
Vote Average: 7.2/10


雲のむこう、約束の場所

In a post-war alternative timeline, Japan is divided into the North, controlled by the Union, and the South, controlled by the United States. A mysterious high tower rises within the borders of the Union. Three high school students promise to cross the border with a self-built airplane and unravel the secret of the tower.

Release On: 20th - November - 2004

Vote Count: 395
Vote Average: 6.6/10


ほしのこえ

It is 2046 when a mysterious alien force begins their annihilation of the human race. Leaving behind the one person she loves, Mikako joins the interstellar battle as a pilot. And so - while Mikako risks her life to save mankind - Noboru waits. The two lovers, worlds apart, desperately strive to remain connected as the gap between them widens at a frightening pace.

Release On: 2nd - February - 2002

Vote Count: 208
Vote Average: 6.5/10


彼女と彼女の猫

She and Her Cat details the life of a cat, entirely from the cat's perspective, as it passes time with its owner, a young woman.

Release On: 1st - October - 1999

Vote Count: 124
Vote Average: 6.7/10


だれかのまなざし

Aya Okamura has been working for two years and has begun living on her own for a job opportunity. With her mother working overseas as a doctor, her father is now living alone with the family's longtime pet cat Mii-san. One night, Aya returns from a long day at work, and as she rests on her bed, she reminiscences about the times the family had together. She remembers the sadness she felt when her mom went overseas, and the solace she felt when her father brought home Mii-san to give her comfort. Then, she receives a phone call.

Release On: 8th - February - 2013

Vote Count: 108
Vote Average: 7/10


クロスロード

High school students Miho and Shouta are preparing for college entrance examinations. Miho comes from an island without even one cram school, while Shouta lives in Tokyo and works a part-time job. Both are striving to pass exams so they can enter college. The pair enroll in Z-Kai's correspondence education courses, and their lives cross before they realize it.

Release On: 25th - February - 2014

Vote Count: 59
Vote Average: 6.3/10


すずめの戸締まり

Suzume, a 17-year-old girl who lives in a quiet village in Kyūshū, comes across a young boy who is on a journey in search of a door. Suzume, who follows after him, finds an old and grubby door standing all by itself up in the mountains, as if only it had been left behind in the ruins. As if drawn in by something, Suzume outstretches her arm to the door… One after another, the door starts to open up to various different places in Japan. But, due to misfortunes falling upon those on the other side, this door must now be closed. The stars, and the sunset, and the sunrise. In those places that she gets lost in, as though all of time had disappeared, and guided by a strange door, this is where Suzume’s journey of closing doors — “Tojimari” — begins.

Release On: 11th - November - 2022

Vote Count: 0
Vote Average: 0/10


彼女と彼女の猫 - Everything Flows

The simple, charming series follows Kanojo as she job hunts and experiences various changes in her life, all while her cat Daru remains the supportive constant.

Release On: 21st - May - 2016

Vote Count: 35
Vote Average: 6.8/10


アニ*クリ15

15 one-minute shorts created by various people from Japan's animation industry. The title of the collection, Ani*Kuri15, is abbreviated from the words "anime" and "creators".

Release On: 7th - June - 2008

Vote Count: 25
Vote Average: 6.5/10


遠い世界 - OTHER WORLDS

A man and a woman, talking over their relationship.

Release On: 2nd - January - 1999

Vote Count: 33
Vote Average: 5.6/10


笑顔

A short music video about a girl and her pet hamster.

Release On: 1st - April - 2003

Vote Count: 31
Vote Average: 5.1/10


囲まれた世界

A short animation by Makoto Shinkai in Lightwave 3D. Inspired by Haruki Murakami's book "Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World" with music by Tenmon.

Release On: 1st - January - 1998

Vote Count: 1
Vote Average: 7/10