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But what exactly is it that has been drawing in the crowds? It is a body-swapping fantasy Your Name, also known as Kimi no Na wa in Japanese, is a body-swapping fantasy with two teenagers at its heart.
Based on a novel, it tells the story of Mitsuha, a female high school student in a rural Japanese town, and Taki, a male high school student in central Tokyo.
Mitsuha starts dreaming of herself as a young man. Taki also begins seeing himself through the eyes of a female student in the countryside.
The rest of the movie explores their body-swap and the journey they go on involves time travel as well as disastrous deadly comets.
It mirrors the boy-girl swaps found in old Japanese tales Director Makoto Shinkai is said to have been inspired by a classic Japanese 12th Century tale, Torikaebaya Monogatari, which features a sibling duo, where a boy is raised as a girl and the girl raised as a boy because of their personality.
Tenkousei is a Japanese film made in also about a teenage boy and girl who swapped bodies when they fell down some stairs at a temple. It captures the melancholy of adolescent dreaming It touches on universal themes such as coming of age, adolescence and the struggle to assert your identity in a confusing world.
This aspect of the film, Shinkai says, was influenced by a famous Japanese poem titled Yume to Shiriseba. I wonder if he appeared in my dream because I fell asleep thinking of him.
That melancholy moment of bleary wakefulness after a dream is the sensation Shinkai appears to have been reaching for in this film. It is a reminder of the earthquake that changed a nation It also draws upon the experience of Japan in the wake of the deadly earthquake, the most powerful to have ever hit Japan, and which claimed 16, lives Widely referred to as 3.
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Tohoku earthquake resulted in some 18, deaths The film itself is also overshadowed by the threat of a natural disaster.
Shinkai said he used the film to reflect a sentiment that many, including himself, shared - that a disaster could strike at any moment. Fans are making pilgrimages to its stunning locations The film has also been appreciated for its beautiful graphics, often modelled after real-life locations.
The story, acting and music were all good but most of all I was overwhelmed by the beauty of [the] images.
Each cut was amazing," said one user on Twitter. Hope for the next generation of mainstream Japanese animation For the film to be such a success, it had to transcend boundaries and appeal to audiences wider than young people and anime fans. As such, Shinkai has been hailed by some as being the next Hayao Miyazaki, whose name is almost synonymous with anime and has been credited with bringing Japanese animation to a broad global audience.
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At many high schools, senior year is synonymous with slacking off because many colleges only look at a student's grades through junior year.
So a Utah state senator proposed eliminating 12th grade.