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Makoto Shinkai Wiki – Biography, Biography, Lifestyle, Height, Net Worth, Family, Facts

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Makoto Shinkai Wiki – Biography, Biography, Lifestyle, Height, Net Worth, Family, Facts
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Early Life

Makoto Shinkai (Makoto Niitsu) was born on 9 February 1973 in Koumi, Nagano, Japan. He completed his graduation from Japanese literature at Chuo University where he was a member of the juvenile literature club and used to draw picture books accordingly.

Works

Works of Makoto Shinkai are the following:

Movies

Title Year Credited as Role Notes
Director Writer Producer Other Actor
The World be Enclosed
(囲まれた世界 Kakomareta Sekai)
1998 Yes Animator Short film
Other Worlds
(遠い世界 Tōi Sekai)
1998 Yes Animator Short film
She and Her Cat
(彼女と彼女の猫 Kanojo to Kanojo no Neko)
1999 Yes Yes Animator Yes Her cat (Voice over) Short film.
Voices of a Distant Star
(ほしのこえ Hoshi no Koe)
2002 Yes Yes Yes Animator Yes Noboru Terao (Voice over) Short film
Minna no Uta: “Egao”
(みんなのうた「笑顔」)
2003 Yes Short film.
The Place Promised in Our Early Days
(雲のむこう、約束の場所 Kumo no Mukō, Yakusoku no Basho)
2004 Yes Yes Yes ·         Storyboards

·         Background art

·         Design

·         Theme song lyrics

5 Centimeters per Second
(秒速5センチメートル Byōsoku Go-Senchimētoru)
2007 Yes Yes Yes ·         Storyboard

·         Art director

·         Color design

Children Who Chase Lost Voices[A]
(星を追う子ども Hoshi o Ou Kodomo)
2011 Yes Yes Yes ·         Cinematography

·         Editing

Someone’s Gaze
(だれかのまなざし Dareka no Manazashi)
2013 Yes Yes Short film
The Garden of Words
(言の葉の庭 Kotonoha no Niwa)
2013 Yes Yes ·         Photography

·         Color design

·         Editing

Your Name
(君の名は。 Kimi no Na wa)
2016 Yes Yes ·         Photography

·         Color design

·         Editing

Weathering with You
(天気の子 Tenki no Ko)[26]
2019 Yes Yes ·         Photography

·         Color design

·         Editing

Video games

Title Year Credited as Notes
Director Animator Other
The Legend of Heroes V: A Cagesong of the Ocean 1999 Yes
(Opening)
As Makoto Niitsu
Ys II Eternal 2000 Yes
(Opening)
As Makoto Niitsu
Bittersweet Fools 2001 Yes
(Trailer & Opening)
Wind: A Breath of Heart 2002–04 Yes
(Trailer & Opening)
Yes
Haru no Ashioto 2004 Yes
(Trailer & Opening)
Ef: A Fairy Tale of the Two 2006

2008

Yes
(Trailer & Opening)

Commercials

Title Year Credited as Notes
Director Editor Other
Bosphorus Tunnel
(ボスポラス海峡トンネル Bosuporasu Kaikyō Ton’neru)
2011 Yes Background art TV commercial released by Taisei Corporation
Sri Lanka Highway
(スリランカ高速道路 Suriranka Kōzokudōro)
2013 Yes Yes ·         Storyboards

·         Photography

TV commercial released by Taisei Corporation, featuring the theme song “Fight” (ファイト, Faito) by Anri Kumaki
Vietnam Noi Bai Airport
(ベトナム・ノイバイ空港 Betonamu Noibai Kūkō)
2014 Yes Yes ·         Storyboards

·         Shooting

TV commercial released by Taisei Corporation
Z-Kai: Cross Road
(Z会 「クロスロード」 Kurosu Rodo)
2014 Yes ·         Storyboards

·         Screenplay

·         Production

·         Supervision

TV commercial released by Z-Kai
Thomson–East Coast MRT Line

(MRTトムソン・イーストコースト線 MRT Tomuson īsuto Kōsuto-sen)

2018 Yes Yes ·         Storyboards TV commercial released by Taisei Corporation
New Yangon Specialist Hospital

(ヤンゴン新専門病院 Yangon Shin Senmon Byōin)

2020 Yes Yes ·         Storyboards TV commercial released by Taisei Corporation

Literary works

Title Year Publisher Notes
Slug 1994 N/A Picture-book
5 Centimeters per Second 2007 Media Factory Novel
The Garden of Words 2014 Kadokawa Shoten Novel
Your Name 2016 Kadokawa Novel
Your Name. Another Side: Earthbound 2016 Kadokawa Light Novel; Co-written with Arato Kanou.
Weathering with You 2019 Kadokawa Novel

Comics

Title Year Publisher(s)
Beyond the Tower 2002 N/A
Voices from a Distant Star 2004 Kodansha
The Place Promised in Our Early Days 2006 Kodansha
5 Centimeters per Second 2010–11 Kodansha
Vertical, Inc. (English)
Children who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below 2011 Media Factory
The Garden of Words 2013 Kodansha
Vertical, Inc. (English)
Your Name 2016 Media Factory

Illustrations

  • I Dream to Protect You(きみを守るためにぼくは夢をみる, Kimi o Mamoru Tame ni Boku wa Yume o Miru) — Illustrator (2003–2011)

Biography

Makoto Shinkai is a well-known Japanese director, writer, producer, animator, editor, cinematographer, and voice actor. He got popular for directing one of the highest-grossing anime films of all time.

In the year 2013, He wrote, directed, and edited the anime movie The Garden of Words starring Miyu Irino and Kana Hanazawa specifically.

Shinkai has been also called by the name of “The New Miyazaki” in several reviews such as Anime Advocates and ActiveAnime, comparisons which he calls an “overestimation”.

Lifestyle

Makoto Shinkai is approximate 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 75kg(165ibs in pounds). His eyes color is blue and his hair color is dark brown. His zodiac sign is Aquarius and his sexual orientation is straight.

His shoe size is 8 in the US. His nationality is Japanese. Currently, he is 47 years old. He appears to be active on various social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Instagram Profile: @makoto.shinkai

Height

The height of Makoto Shinkai  in different measurement are the following:
Height in centimeters- 180 cm
Height in meters- 1.80 m
Height in Feet Inches- 5’11”

Net Worth

The estimated Net Worth of Makoto Shinkai is approximately $1 Million – $5 Million US Dollars.

Income 

The primary income source Makoto Shinkai is acting and director by profession.

Salary

Makoto Shinkai charges around 50000 USD To 200000 USD per work in the year 2021.

Family

Family details of Makoto Shinkai are the following:
Wife Name: Chieko Misaka
Daughter Name: Chise Niitsu

Awards

Awards and honor received by Makoto Shinkai are the following:

Year Award Category Work/Nominee Result
2003 8th AMD Award Best Director Voices of a Distant Star Won
2016 29th Tokyo International Film Festival Arigatō Award Your Name
41st Hochi Film Award Best Director Nominated
29th Nikkan Sports Film Award Best Director Won
2017 44th Annie Awards Outstanding Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature Production Nominated
59th Blue Ribbon Awards Best Director
11th Asian Film Awards Best Screenplay
40th Japan Academy Prize Director of the Year
Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2017 Best Director Won
26th Japan Movie Critics Awards Best Animation Director
2020 47th Annie Awards Outstanding Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature Production Weathering with You Nominated
Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Feature Production
Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2020 Best Director Won

 

Facts

Some of the unknown facts about Makoto Shinkai are the following:

  • The favorite anime of Makoto Shinkai is Castle in the Sky by Hayao Miyazaki.
  • Makoto Shinkai (Makoto Niitsu) was born on 9 February 1973 in Koumi, Nagano, Japan.
  • He completed his graduation from Japanese literature at Chuo University.
  • Makoto Shinkai is approximate 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 75kg(165ibs in pounds).
  • His eyes color is blue and his hair color is dark brown. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.
  • Makoto Shinkai is a well-known Japanese director, writer, producer, animator, editor, cinematographer, and voice actor.
  • He got popular for directing one of the highest-grossing anime films of all time.
  • Currently, he is 47 years old.

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