Makoto Shinkai

I have probably found my motivation.

Yes, he’s no other than Makoto Shinkai (新海誠, Shinkai Makoto)

Makoto Shinkai (新海誠 Shinkai Makoto?) (born February 9, 1973) is an Japanese anime director, animator, and principal voice actor. A native of the Nagano prefecture in Japan, he traces his passion for creation to the manga, anime, and novels he read while growing up in middle school. His favorite anime is Castle in the Sky by Hayao Miyazaki. Shinkai has been called the new Miyazaki in several reviews including Anime Advocates and ActiveAnime, though he disagrees with this comparison, stating that “it is an overestimation”. (Shinkai,

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Future Works

「秒速5センチメートル」 Speed of 5 centimeters per second <Link>

Previous Works

雲のむこう、約束の場所」 The Place Promised in Our Early Days <Link>

ほしのこえ」 Voices of a Distant Star <Link>

彼女と彼女の猫」 She and Her Cat <Link>


雲のむこう、約束の場所」 The Place Promised in Our Early Days: Main Theme Score <Link>

Interview with Makoto Shinkai <Link>

Makoto Shinkai Fan Web (MSFW) <Link>

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