Animecast: Your Name (Kimi no Na wa)


Makoto Shinkai is at it again with his recent movie that took the world by storm, Kimi no Na wa (Your Name). While the hosts of the Animecast are a bit late to the game, they are here with their import copy and ready to give their take on this movie that carries a lot of hype.

kiminonawafeatFollowing the spoiler free review of Your Name, we get into some spoiler discussion on some of the later elements and themes of the movie. If you have not watched Kimi no Na Wa (Your Name), avoid listening beyond the 20:47 marker.

The opening for this episode is from the soundtrack for Your Name called “Dream Lantern” by RADWIMPS. The closing for this episode is from the soundtrack for Your Name called “Nandemonaiya” by RADWIMPS. The Soundtrack can be downloaded from iTunes.

We hope you all enjoy!

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Runtime: 48:39

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Co-Founder of and Co-Host of the OtakuSpirit Animecast. A huge fan of anime since the early 1990s, consuming over 1300 shows. Outside of Otaku Spirit, he has been a judge for the Anime Awards and aided in reviewing titles for some publishers. While he's late to the collecting scene, he's found a lot of joy in filling his DVD/Blu-ray collection as well as collecting figures. Sharing this joy, he posts unboxing and feature videos on anime goods to YouTube.