Makoto Shinkai

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Name/Famous asMakoto Shinkai
BirthdayFebruary 9, 1973
Age46 years old
Other NameMakoto, Shinkai

Makoto Shinkai Net Worth, Biography, Age, Height, body measurements, family, career, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details. He wrote, directed, and edited the 2013 anime film The Garden of Words starring Miyu Irino and Kana Hanazawa.

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Makoto Shinkai Biography

Makoto Shinkai is best known as a Director. 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. Makoto Shinkai was born on February 9, 1973 in Japan. He studied Japanese literature at Chuo University. He used to draw picture books when he was a member of juvenile literature club in university. Makoto Shinkai is one of the most successful Director. He has ranked on the list of famous people who were born on February 9, 1973.

Makoto Niitsu (新津 誠 , Niitsu Makoto, born February 9, 1973) , better 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 at the time of release and 2019’s Weathering With You. He was listed by Variety as one of 10 animators to watch in 2016.

On August 26, 2016, Shinkai released Your Name. The film received positive reviews, giving praise for its narrative, animation, music, and emotional weight, and was also a commercial success, becoming the fourth-highest-grossing film of all time in Japan and, as of January 16, 2017, the highest-grossing anime film of all time, overtaking Miyazaki’s Spirited Away. Shinkai’s next project Weathering with You was released on July 19, 2019 in Japan.

He also has a position among the list of Most popular Director. Makoto is 1 of the famous people in our database with the age of 46 years old.

Family: Parents, Children & Relatives

He has a daughter, Chise Niitsu, with his wife and former actress Chieko Misaka. He has not shared enough information about family details. However, our team currently working, we will update Family, Sibling, Spouse and Childrens information.

After graduating from Chuo University Faculty of Literature in March 1996, he got a job at Falcom, a video game company where he worked for 5 years making video clips for games and graphic design including web content. During this time he met musician Tenmon, who later scored many of his movies.

Shinkai has been called “The New Miyazaki” in several reviews, including those by Anime Advocates and ActiveAnime—comparisons he calls an “overestimation”.

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In 1999, Shinkai released She and Her Cat, a five-minute short piece done in monochrome. It won several awards, including the grand prize at the 12th DoGA CG Animation contest (2000). DoGA is an independent nonprofit company set up to encourage entry-level animators with software and advice. The short details the life of a cat, entirely from the cat’s perspective, as it passes time with its owner, a young woman.

Age, Height & Measurements

Makoto Shinkai current age 46 years old years old. He born under the Aquarius horoscope as Makoto's birth date is February 9. Makoto Shinkai height 4 Feet 4 Inches (Approx) & weight 269 lbs (122 kg) (Approx.). Right now we don't know about body measurements. We will update in this article.

After winning the grand prize, Shinkai began thinking about a follow-up while he continued working for Falcom. In June 2000, Shinkai was inspired to begin Voices of a Distant Star by drawing a picture of a girl in a cockpit grasping a cell phone. Some time later, he was contacted by Manga Zoo (today a smartphone app), which offered to work with him, giving him a grant to turn his idea into an anime they could sell. In May 2001, he quit his job at Falcom and began to work on Voices. In an interview, Shinkai noted that production took around seven months of “real work”.

Height5 Feet 2 Inches (Approx)
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Shoe Size9.5 (US), 8.5 (UK), 43.5 (EU), 27.5 (CM)

Voices of a Distant Star was followed by the 90-minute The Place Promised in Our Early Days, which was released nationwide in Japan on November 20, 2004. It was critically acclaimed, winning many honors. Shinkai’s next project was 5 Centimeters per Second and premiered 3 March 2007. It consists of three short films: Cherry Blossom, Cosmonaut, and 5 Centimeters per Second. The total run time is about 63 minutes. In September 2007 Nagano’s leading newspaper, Shinano Mainichi Shinbun, released a TV commercial animated by Shinkai.

Makoto Shinkai Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth: $1-2 Million

Makoto Shinkai net worth has been growing significantly. Makoto Shinkai’s most of wealth comes from being a successful Director. We have estimated Makoto's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

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He is married to retired actress and producer Chieko Misaka, star of films including Versus by Ryuhei Kitamura; they have a daughter, child actress Chise Niitsu (born 2010).

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Shinkai spent 2008 in London, resting since the completion of 5 Centimeters per Second. He returned to Japan in 2009 to start work on his next project. He released two concept drawings for this film in December 2009. Shinkai noted that it would be his longest animation film to date and described the story as a “lively” animated film with adventure, action, and romance centered on a cheerful and spirited girl on a journey to say “farewell”. In November 2010, he revealed that his next work would be titled Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below. A teaser trailer was released on November 9, and the film was released on May 7, 2011.

His next feature, The Garden of Words, was released on May 31, 2013.

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