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Makoto Shinkai

Makoto Shinkai

Biography

Makoto Niitsu (新津 誠, Niitsu Makoto), also known as Makoto Shinkai (新海 誠, Shinkai Makoto), is a Japanese animator, filmmaker and manga artist best known for directing Your Name, the 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.

  • Known For: Directing
  • Birthday: 1973-02-09
  • Place of Birth: Nagano Prefecture, Japan
  • Also Known As: 신카이 마코토, 新海诚, Макото Шінкай, しんかい まこと, 新津誠, मकोतो शिनकाई, Makoto Niitsu, 新海誠