Animated work “Weathering with You” directed by Makoto Shinkai. A book that contains more than 240 points of the overwhelming art background.
It contains the art background that set the stage for the story, such as the city of Tokyo, which changes its expression depending on the weather, and the world of beautiful clouds and the sky that take your breath away.
Also included is an interview with director Makoto Shinkai and an explanation of the art background setting by art director Hiroshi Takiguchi. It will be a valuable book full of articles that can only be read here. (The text is in Japanese only)
● Art background
The overwhelming art background is divided into 14 categories such as “Sunny Tokyo”, “Ame Tokyo”, “Abandoned Building”, and “Hina’s Apartment”. Comments by art staff are also included in each art background. (The text is in Japanese only)
To Tokyo / Downtown / Abandoned Building / Sunny Tokyo / Rainy Tokyo / Suga Office / Hina’s Apartment / Shitamachi Private House / Shrine / Alley / Park / Escape / Clouds and Sky / World A few Years Later
- Release Date:
- May, 2020
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.
Makoto Shinkai’s Books
Suzume – Makoto Shinkai Storyboard Collection 7¥9,020
Suzume Official Visual Guide – Directed by Makoto Shinkai¥1,870
Makoto Shinkai’s Works “Suzume” Art Book¥3,300
Makoto Shinkai’s work – The Garden of Words Art Book¥2,970
Makoto Shinkai’s work “Your Name. (kimi no na wa.)” Art Book¥3,080
Makoto Shinkai’s work_Weathering with You Art Book¥2,970