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Makoto Shinkai

Makoto Shinkai is the author of your name., The Garden of Words, and 5 Centimeters Per Second.

Ranmaru Kotone is the illustrator for the manga adaptations of your name. and The Girl Who Leapt Through Time.


  • your name. Another Side:Earthbound (light novel)

    your name. Another Side:Earthbound (light novel)

    By Makoto Shinkai, Arata Kanoh, Masayoshi Tanaka, Hiyori Asahikawa

    Mitsuha is a young girl living in a rural town named Itomori and is fed up with her life. One day, her family and friends notice she's suddenly acting strange. Little do they know, a high school boy from Tokyo named Taki Tachibana found himself randomly switching places with her when he fell asleep. But he has no clue how to act as a high school girl in an unfamiliar place! This is the story of the hit novel your name. from the perspective of Mitsuha's friends and family as they deal with her strange new quirks--and avoid disaster.

  • your name. (light novel)

    your name. (light novel)

    By Makoto Shinkai

    Mitsuha, a high school girl living in a small town in the mountains, has a dream that she's a boy living in Tokyo. Taki, a high school boy in Tokyo, dreams he's a girl living in a quaint little mountain town. Sharing bodies, relationships, and lives, the two become inextricably interwoven--but are any connections truly inseverable in the grand tapestry of fate?

    Written by director MAKOTO SHINKAI during the production of the film by the same title, your name. is in turns funny, heartwarming, and heart-wrenching as it follows the struggles of two young people determined to hold on to one another.

your name. (manga)

  • your name., Vol. 2 (manga)

    your name., Vol. 2 (manga)

    By Makoto Shinkai, Ranmaru Kotone

  • your name., Vol. 3 (manga)

    By Makoto Shinkai, Ranmaru Kotone

    The third installment of the manga adaptation of the film that took the world by storm!

    To save Mitsuha and all of Itomori from the comet Tiamat, Taki joins up with Saya-chin and Tesshi to evacuate the town. But Mitsuha's father is stubborn and refuses to listen...