Makoto Shinkai's "Your Name." Featured In New Commercials, Including One For Suntory Yogurt-Water

Japanese opening on August 26th

Ahead of its August 26th Japanese opening, new commercials preview Your Name.the new feature by Makoto Shinkai (Voices of a Distant Star5 Centimeters per SecondThe Garden of Words) with character designs by Masayoshi Tanaka (Anohana: The Flower we Saw that Day) and animation by CoMix Wave Films. RADWIMPS provides the themes and soundtrack.


FUNimation, who has licensed the feature, describes it:

Mitsuha and Taki are two total strangers living completely different lives. But when Mitsuha makes a wish to leave her mountain town and for the bustling city of Tokyo, they become connected in a bizarre way. She dreams she is a boy living in Tokyo while Taki dreams he is a girl from a rural town he’s never been to.

What does their newfound connection mean? And how will it bring them together?




Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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