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Kimi no na wa (2016)

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Two strangers find themselves linked in a bizarre way. When a connection forms, will distance be the only thing to keep them apart?

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Taki Tachibana (voice)
Mone Kamishiraishi ...
Mitsuha Miyamizu (voice)
Ryô Narita ...
Katsuhiko Teshigawara (voice)
Aoi Yûki ...
Sayaka Natori (voice)
Nobunaga Shimazaki ...
Tsukasa Fujii (voice)
Kaito Ishikawa ...
Shinta Takagi (voice)
Kanon Tani ...
Yotsuha Miyamizu (voice)
Masaki Terasoma ...
Toshiki Miyamizu (voice)
Sayaka Ohara ...
Futaha Miyamizu (voice)
Kazuhiko Inoue ...
Taki's Father (voice)
Chafûrin ...
Teshigawara's Father (voice)
Kana Hanazawa ...
Teacher (voice)
Yuka Terasaki ...
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Takashi Onozuka ...
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Yôhei Namekawa ...
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Mitsuha is the daughter of the mayor of a small mountain town. She's a straightforward high school girl who lives with her sister and her grandmother and has no qualms about letting it be known that she's uninterested in Shinto rituals or helping her father's electoral campaign. Instead she dreams of leaving the boring town and trying her luck in Tokyo. Taki is a high school boy in Tokyo who works part-time in an Italian restaurant and aspires to become an architect or an artist. Every night he has a strange dream where he becomes...a high school girl in a small mountain town. Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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Rated PG for thematic elements, suggestive content, brief language, and smoking | See all certifications »

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7 April 2017 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$1,637,509 (USA) (7 April 2017)

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$4,676,810 (USA) (5 May 2017)
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Itomori is a fictional town, however, it was majorly based on the existing Japanese town of Hida. See more »

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Mitsuha Miyamizu: Is this... Could this be...
Taki Tachibana: Could this be that we're really...
Mitsuha Miyamizu: In our dreams, that guy and I are...
Taki Tachibana: In our dreams, that girl and I are...
Mitsuha MiyamizuTaki Tachibana: switching places?
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References Koto no ha no niwa (2013) See more »

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Dream Lantern (English Version)
Music and Lyrics by Youjirou Noda
Arranged and Performed by Radwimps
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What seems to be a silly premise evolved into something even more trifling. But with its unbearable charm, it worked astonishingly well.
25 September 2016 | by (Indonesia) – See all my reviews

Your Name (Kimi No Na Wa) tells the story of two teenagers with vastly different backgrounds. One is a boy who lived in Tokyo and has the word "city" described all around him. One is a girl who lived in rural town far from technology and anything interesting. One morning, somehow, they found out that they have swapped bodies. Together, they must help each other find solution in daily life problems, and solve the mystery of the reason why this whole conundrum started.

This may sound like your typical body-swap romantic comedy situation, but you may find yourself on the wrong side of the spectrum as this movie takes you into an incredible journey. With a storytelling so divine, complex, yet understandable, this movie captures the essence of what romantic comedy movies have lost nowadays, a heart and a charm to lure you in.

Japanese animation movies tend to have a bit of a stereotype, but the movie successfully shown very little of that. Transitioning from one scene to the other effortlessly, Radwimps deserves an incredible applause for their talents in the movie, as every song and every score fits perfectly to the scene currently shown.

Although the movie does end in a predictable way, the voyage to that predictable end is more than enough to keep you satisfied. There are some usage of stock characters and several clichés throughout, something that maybe will drive some of the audiences away or cloud their judgment. But beside all that, the story is still original and well executed.

What seems to be a silly premise evolved into something even more trifling. But with its unbearable charm, it worked astonishingly well.


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