Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2017
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Nomination Detail

Mitsuha and Taki are total strangers living completely different lives in different parts of Japan. But when Mitsuha makes a wish to leave her quiet mountain town for the bustling city, the two teenagers become connected in a bizarre way. She dreams she is a handsome 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, how will it bring them together and what does a passing comet mean to their story? your name. is the second film by director Makoto Shinkai to be nominated for a Best Animated Feature Film APSA after 5 Centimetres Per Second won in 2007, the inaugural year.

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