Vivid backgrounds, poignant stories, complex and utterly human characters - anime director Shinkai Makoto is widely known for these three elements, his use of which rose to even greater prominence with his award-winning film Kimi no Na wa. ( your name. ). Having exploded in popularity worldwide since its release last year, there's been a huge number of events, collaborations and overseas premieres, so we still have plenty of Kimi no Na wa. to enjoy!