Kimi No Na Wa Movie – According to variety, Funanimation is preparing to screen Makoto Shinkai’s hit anime movie Kimi No Na Wa for Oscar qualifications in Los Angeles at “Lemmele Music Hall” for one week. The qualification run for Oscar will take place between 2-8 December 2016.
Kimi No Na Wa movie – Oscar run details
The film already premiered at the Shinkai retrospective for Anime Expo that took place in Los Angeles in the month of July before its international film festival run, and its box-office topping Japanese theatrical run. Finally, a wider North American theatrical run is planned for 2017.
The Austrailian distributor Madman has also posted an English Subtitled Trailer on Youtube
Mitsuha and Taki are two total strangers living completely different lives. But when Mitsuha makes a wish to leave her mountain town and for the bustling city of Tokyo, they become connected in a bizarre way. She dreams she is a boy living in Tokyo while Taki dreams he is a girl from a rural town he?s never been to.
What does their newfound connection mean? And how will it bring them together?
(Source – Youtibe/Madman)
Kimi no na wa – success
Miyazaki’s film named “Kaze Tachinu” or also known as “The wind rises,” earned 12.2 Billion Yen which approximately equals to $123.5 Million USD at a time. And Kimi No Na Wa film (Your Name? Movie) is expected to achieve the same kind of feat.
Read this – Kimi No Na Wa Review with Explanation
Regardless of that the movie has now surpassed distriutor’s “TOHO” 6 Billion yen i.e $59 Million USD Projection for the film and the earning is expected to rise.
So far the only movies to reach 10 Billion Yen and earn over that are Studio Ghibli’s and Miyazaki’s Kaze Tachinu (The wind rises), Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, Ponyo and Princess Mononoke.