The long-awaited “Kotonoha no Niwa (The Garden of Words)” art collection released eight years after its theatrical release.
Includes interviews with director Makoto Shinkai and art director Hiroshi Takiguchi, who teamed up again for Weathering With You.
In addition to more than 140 art backgrounds, an overwhelming volume of valuable making materials such as plans and storyboards by director Makoto Shinkai are posted.
- Release Date:
- June, 2021
Japanese animator, filmmaker and manga artist best known for directing Your Name, the third highest-grossing anime film of all time and 2019’s Weathering With You, among other works such as The Garden of Words, Children Who Chase Lost Voices and 5 Centimeters per Second. He was listed by Variety as one of 10 animators to watch in 2016.