Posts tagged "Kimi no Na wa."
Pilgrimage to Hida for Kimi no Na wa.

Pilgrimage to Hida for Kimi no Na wa.

This is the second of two articles about my visits to real locations that provided the basis for settings in Shinkai Makoto film Kimi no Na wa. This article explores parts of Hida, Gifu Prefecture, while the first covered locations in Tokyo. My day began early, with a 7:02 shinkansen out of Kyoto to catch...
Pilgrimage to Tokyo for Kimi no Na wa.

Pilgrimage to Tokyo for Kimi no Na wa.

I had the opportunity to see Shinkai Makoto’s latest work Kimi no Na wa. in 2016 September, a few weeks after its original premiere in Japan, as well as visit many of the real locations that provided the basis for settings in the film. This article covers locations in Tokyo, a relatively compact swath of...