Funimation have announced that they have obtained the rights to release the latest beautifully animated film, Your Name (titled Kimi no Na wa in Japan), from renowned director Makoto Shinkai in cinemas around the US and also on DVD.
The script for Your Name was written by Makoto Shinkai and was inspired by a novel that he wrote and published in June. Shinkai’s films have a reputation for being visually stunning and Your Name looks to be no different.
Your Name focuses on Mitsuha and Taki, two strangers who live different lives in different parts of the country. When Mitsuha makes a wish to leave her home in the mountains and live in the busy metropolis of Tokyo their lives become connected. Mitsuha begins to have dreams of being a boy in Tokyo while Taki starts to dream he is a girl in a rural village he’s never heard of.
This is certainly a film to look out for if you are a lover of beautiful anime. Look out for Your Name coming to cinemas across the US soon.