In a movie, Your Name. Written and directed by Makoto Shinkai, this anime is about a guy named Naota doing his best to make his dream of becoming a pop star come true. The story follows the life of Naota, as he tries to cope with his new-found obsession in his senior year of high school.
The movie takes place in a Japan that is currently being attacked by an unidentified flying object. This is when Naota, and his fellow students from the same school, are invited to a special concert for their future idols. What follows is a suspenseful movie with a variety of plot twists and turns.
The short movie was animated using computer graphics and computer animation, making it a quite a popular movie on its own. The movie can be watched online in a wide variety of websites, such as YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, YouTube, MySpace, Yahoo! Movies, Freeview and hundreds more.
This movie is currently showing in various theatres across Japan. For example, it will be playing in the 4th booth of the Tokyo International Film Festival (tif), on the 6th floor of the Ikebukuro Shopping Centre in Shinjuku. Its release was also scheduled for a July 28th screening at the Volkspark Nippon in Nagoya.
You can see the movie online via several websites. You can also watch the movie in the comfort of your home through online streaming and on various mobile devices. The movie is available on both DVD and CD.
Movie Review: It may not have been something that most people would expect, but the movie actually delivers a surprising and effective story line. The movie portrays the innocence of youth and the dreams that are achieved. I especially like the school life scene in the end where a lot of the action takes place.
It also has an interesting use of audio-visual effects and technique, such as the film's opening and ending, with their smooth and fluid transition. The sound and music are well chosen and the visuals are clear, vibrant and precise. Some of the characters seem to resemble idols, but that could be because this movie is based on the animation that they're all modeled after.
Overall, I really enjoyed the movie and I enjoyed the ending sequence that impressed me a lot. Even though I didn't think much of the story, I can say that I would definitely watch it again, if ever. Overall, this movie is a must-see for any fans of anime.