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Kimi no na wa. (2016)

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Two strangers find themselves linked in a bizarre way. When a connection forms, will distance be the only thing to keep them apart?

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Credited cast:
Ryûnosuke Kamiki ...
Taki Tachibana (voice)
Mone Kamishiraishi ...
Mitsuha Miyamizu (voice)
Ryô Narita ...
Katsuhiko Teshigawara (voice)
Aoi Yuki ...
Sayaka Natori (voice)
Nobunaga Shimazaki ...
Tsukasa Fujii (voice)
Kaito Ishikawa ...
Shinta Takagi (voice)
Kanon Tani ...
Yotsuha Miyamizu (voice)
Masaki Terasoma ...
Toshiki Miyamizu (voice)
Sayaka Ohara ...
Futaha Miyamizu (voice)
Kazuhiko Inoue ...
Taki's Father (voice)
Chafûrin ...
Teshigawara's Father (voice)
Kana Hanazawa ...
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Mitsuha is the daughter of the mayor of a small mountain town. She's a straightforward high school girl who lives with her sister and her grandmother and has no qualms about letting it be known that she's uninterested in Shinto rituals or helping her father's electoral campaign. Instead she dreams of leaving the boring town and trying her luck in Tokyo. Taki is a high school boy in Tokyo who works part-time in an Italian restaurant and aspires to become an architect or an artist. Every night he has a strange dream where he becomes...a high school girl in a small mountain town. Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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Rated PG for thematic elements, suggestive content, brief language, and smoking | See all certifications »

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The red braided cord that Mitsuha wears represents the invisible red string of fate that is said to connect someone to their fated person, according to Japanese tradition. See more »

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Sayaka Natori: Why do guys associate cutting hair with breakups?
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Once seen, never forgotten- truly magnificent
9 December 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

'Your Name' is not just one of the best animes in recent years (and there have been some very good ones), but one of the best animes ever from personal opinion.

Will go even further, saying it's one of the best animated films in recent years, one of the best animated or otherwise films of the year and that it rivals the masterworks of Miyazaki. This is a huge compliment, for any anime, animated film or even any film, and a bold claim that still stands. Much of it is to do with how 'Your Name's' stayed with me and the impact it's had, a film once seen but never forgotten.

The animation in 'Your Name' is stunning, so beautifully and intricately drawn with immaculate attention to detail in the backgrounds and a simply breath-taking array of ethereal but also atmospheric colours. The music fits the film's atmosphere with no problem at all and also works wonders as a soundtrack on its own, serving superbly as music on its own.

Meanwhile, the script is thought-provoking and touching, with much to say and explored expertly and neatly with no heavy-handedness. The storytelling engages throughout, sucks one into its world and never lets go of the immersing and is enormously heartfelt, really investing in the characters' chemistry and their love for each other. Pacing is deliberate, but never drags due to the emotional impact and how well realised the characters are, even when noticeably slower in the second half.

Characters, and the film's themes, are brilliantly written and developed, and the voice acting is emotive and fit the characters with no qualms.

In summary, a truly magnificent film all round that will be remembered for years to come. Deserves all the raves it's gotten, and deserving of even more. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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