Makoto Shinkai

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Birthday
9, 1973
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1973 (age 46)
Birthplace
Japan

About

Japanese director, writer, producer, animator, editor, cinematographer, and voice actor. He's best known for directing one of the highest-grossing anime film of all time, Your Name. 

Before Fame

He studied Japanese literature at Chuo University. He used to draw picture books when he was a member of juvenile literature club in university. 

Trivia

His favorite anime is Hayao Miyazaki's Castle in the Sky. 

Family Life

He has a daughter, Chise Niitsu, with his wife and former actress Chieko Misaka.

Associated With

He wrote, directed, and edited the 2013 anime film The Garden of Words starring Miyu Irino and Kana Hanazawa