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Being the creative mind behind the best-performing anime film of all time, Your Name, and other titles such as Weathering with You and The Garden of Words, Makoto Shinkai’s work has become a cultural phenomenon. In November 2022, the animator released his newest film titled Suzume no Tojimari (すずめの戸締まり) which has already raked in 10 billion yen at the Japanese box office in just a few months.
Who is Makoto Shinkai?
Born in Nagano, Makoto Shinkai started his career as a video game animator and then went on to produce feature films from the end of the 1990s. He gained critical acclaim with his film 5 Centimeters Per Second in 2007, but it was Your Name in 2016 that led to Shinkai becoming a true household name, with him

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