Makoto Shinkai

Birthday:

02/09/1973

Biography:

Makoto Shinkai born Makoto Niitsu (born February 9, 1973) is a Japanese anime director, animator, and principal voice actor. A native of the Nagano prefecture in Japan, he studied Japanese literature in university. He traces his passion for creation to the manga, anime, and novels he was exposed to while in middle school. His favorite anime is Castle in the Sky by Hayao Miyazaki. Shinkai has been called "The New Miyazaki" in several reviews including Anime Advocates and ActiveAnime, comparisons which he calls an "overestimation". Description above from the Wikipedia article Makoto Shinkai, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.



Credits

Your Name. (2016)
Director
Your Name. (2016)
Writer
Your Name. (2016)
Storyboard
Cross Road (2014)
Art Direction
Cross Road (2014)
Director
The Garden of Words (2013)
Director
The Garden of Words (2013)
Writer
The Garden of Words (2013)
Director of Photography
Someone's Gaze (2013)
Director
Someone's Gaze (2013)
Writer
Someone's Gaze (2013)
Editor
Someone's Gaze (2013)
Cinematography
Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)
Director
Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)
Story
Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)
Screenplay
Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)
Producer
Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)
Cinematography
Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)
Editor
ef - a tale of memories. ~Recollections~ (2008)
Storyboard
Ani*Kuri15 (2008)
Director
ef - a tale of memories. ~prologue~ (2007)
Storyboard
Ani*Kuri15: A Gathering of Cats (2007)
Director
Ani*Kuri15: A Gathering of Cats (2007)
Writer
5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)
Director
5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)
Writer
A Gathering of Cats (2007)
Director
The Place Promised in Our Early Days (2004)
Director
The Place Promised in Our Early Days (2004)
Writer
The Place Promised in Our Early Days (2004)
Screenplay
The Place Promised in Our Early Days (2004)
Producer
The Place Promised in Our Early Days (2004)
Director of Photography
The Place Promised in Our Early Days (2004)
Editor
The Smile (2003)
Director
Voices of a Distant Star (2002)
Director
Voices of a Distant Star (2002)
Writer
Voices of a Distant Star (2002)
Producer
Voices of a Distant Star (2002)
Cinematography
Voices of a Distant Star (2002)
Editor
Voices of a Distant Star (2002)
Art Direction
Other Worlds (1999)
Director
She and Her Cat: Their Standing Points (1999)
Animation Director
She and Her Cat: Their Standing Points (1999)
Director
Enclosed World (1998)
Director