Makoto Shinkai managed to produce the highest-grossing anime film of all time despite the number of challenges that came his way, while also disproving several common misconceptions about producing anime.
Music in anime can be a blessing or a curse. When done correctly, it can leave an everlasting impression on the audience. Music is merely one element of many, but it is a critical component that defines the emotional impact of an anime.
You think you know anime movies? Have you seen all 30 of these movies on our best anime movie list? Our writer sets themselves a only-one-movie-per-director rule and comes up with 30 movies every anime fan must see.
Makoto Shinkai has been called "The New Miyazaki" due to his amazing talent and stunning visual works. And his newest movie "Kimi no Na wa. (Your Name.)" recorded a historical hit in Japan. Let's take a look at a list of his best rated works on MAL!