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Makoto Shinkai: Pioneering a New World of Anime

Weathering with You. Courtesy of GKIDS.

Time & Location

November 16, 1:30 PM
Javits Center, Panel Room 1E17 (New York, NY)


The Japan Foundation, New York presents a panel on the work of the acclaimed animator Makoto Shinkai as part of Anime NYC. Shinkai is one of the most important Japanese animators leading the next generation of anime films, best known for his smash hit Your Name.The panel will be moderated by manga editor and translator Kristi Fernandez, while Dr. Shige (CJ) Suzuki (Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature at Baruch College) will trace the rise of Shinkai as an animator and explore both Shinkai’s distinctive animation techniques known as “Shinkai magic” and the introspective themes in his work. It will help you enjoy and understand his latest movie Weathering with You, which will be released in theaters in the U.S. next year.

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Weathering with You. Courtesy of GKIDS.

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