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Makoto Sinkai’s ‘Weathering With You’ Coming to Digital August 4

GKIDS and Shout! Factory Blu-ray + DVD and SteelBook releases coming September 15; limited-edition collector's set being released in November.

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Animation is Film Festival 2019 Announces Lineup and Jury

Running October 18-20, the festival will showcase 10 new animated features and special presentations, including ‘I Lost My Body,’ ‘Ne Zha,’ ‘White Snake’ and ‘No. 7 Cherry Lane.’

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New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival Announces Complete 2017 Slate

2017 program highlights include opening night screenings of ‘My Life as a Zucchini’ and ‘Revolting Rhymes,’ spotlight screening of Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Your Name,’ and closing day film ‘Ancien and the Magic Tablet.’

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NYICFF Announces 2017 Opening Weekend Lineup

New York International Children’s Film Festival celebrates 20th Anniversary run February 24 – March 19 with an opening weekend lineup including ‘My Life as a Zucchini,’ ‘Revolting Rhymes’ and ‘Your Name.’

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Box Office Report: ‘Your Name’ Reigns in China, U.S. Audiences Flock to ‘Moana’

Makoto Shinkai’s anime feature debuts to $41 million in China, and passes Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Howl’s Moving Castle’ to become the second-largest-grossing Japanese film of all time; Disney’s CG-animated ‘Moana’ rules North American box office for second weekend in a row.

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Makoto Shinkai Shines at Screening & Appearance for ‘Your Name’

The director of Japan’s biggest box office hit of the year greets fans at the Los Angeles Laemmle Music Hall on Saturday night, speaking about his creative process and the inspirations behind his characters and their stories.

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‘Your Name’ Becomes Third-Highest-Grossing Japanese Film of All Time

Director Makoto Shinkai’s hit anime feature has earned $196 million at the Japanese box office, passing Studio Ghibli’s ‘Princess Mononoke’ to become the third-highest-grossing film of all time.

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Funimation Sets Oscar-Qualifying Run for ‘Your Name’

Japan’s highest-grossing film of 2016 will screen December 2-8 at the Laemmle Music Hall in Los Angeles, to be followed by an official North American wide theatrical release planned for early 2017.