It was announced at a conference that Makoto Shinkai will be directing a new movie titled Kimi no Na wa. (Your Name.) The movie will premiere in August 2016. In addition, the cast, staff, and preview were also revealed. The tagline for the key visual is "I am searching for you, whom I have never met yet."
The story is set one month after a comet has fallen for the first time in a thousand years in Japan. Mitsuha, a high school girl living in the countryside, wants to live in the city because she is tired of life in the country. Then, there's Taki. He's a high school student living in Tokyo with his friends while working as a part-timer at an Italian restaurant. He also has a strong interest in fine arts involving architecture. One day, Mitsuha dreams of herself as a young man. On the other hand, Taki also has a dream where he is a female student attending high school in the countryside. What's the secret behind their dreams?