“Kimi no Na wa.” / “Your Name.” Bests “Ponyo”, Claims 1st Place in 9th Week

Freaking awesome, yo! And again, I highly recommend this movie! \(^o^)

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Exactly third week from my last post, Kimi no Na wa. (Your Name.) successfully surpassed Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki’s “Ponyo” like I predicted.

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Meanwhile, With The Fourth Leaf…

Meanwhile, With The Fourth Leaf…

a Kimi no Na wa./Your Name. fanfiction by The Overlord Bear

Summary: Yotsuha Miyamizu still considers her older sister weird. Also, Mitsuha and Taki’s relationship continues to weird Yotsuha out.

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD. WATCHING THE WHOLE MOVIE FIRST IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.


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“Kimi no Na wa.” / “Your Name.” Claims 1st Place in Sixth Week, Surpasses “A Wind Rises”

All them feels are coming back again…aaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh…

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A pleasant surprise: “Your Name.” (Kimi no Na wa.), Makoto Shinkai’s latest movie that has been attracting a lot of attention in Japan and worlwide, has just passed Hayao Miyazaki’s “A Wind Rises” (Kaze Tachinu) in sales.

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Kimi no Na wa. (Your Name.) Write-up

I watched this movie recently, and freaking nuts, I found it a freaking enjoyable emotional rollercoaster.

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Of all the things that have been dubbed a “national phenomenon” in Japan this year, Makoto Shinkai’s Kimi no Na wa. (Your Name.) is probably the most appropriate for the title. At the time I’m writing this, Your Name. has already become Japan’s highest grossing film of 2016  — even Anno Hideaki’s Shin Godzilla, Koe no Katachi movie, and Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso’s live action movie couldn’t hope to compare. Your Name. is now a part of Japan’s all-time box office top 10, sitting at the 7th ranking (11.1 billion yen) while slowly crawling to beat Ghibli’s “The Wind Rises”. That’s a pretty fantastic feat to be accomplished by an animated movie. Not to mention, the movie has received a lot of critical acclaims and massive popularity on the side of creators, fans of Shinkai’s works, mainstream anime fans, and the general public. The sales of the novel released before…

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