Most relationships we’ll have in life are temporary—impermanent and fleeting. We’re separated from friends, acquaintances, and colleagues by life changes, job offers, tragedy, and barriers that we sometimes raise ourselves. Makoto Shinkai, the famed animator, explores the ideas of distance and separation in all of his films, usually with a trace of sadness if not… Read More A Garden of Words in the Journey of Your Life
Beautiful spring scenery. Sad and delicate snowflakes. Skies that ask to be gazed upon for hours. Perhaps each of these images made you think of a Makoto Shinkai film. From the windy expanses of The Place Promised in Our Early Days to the mythical environment of Children Who Chase Lost Voices, Shinkai has brought an… Read More Makoto Shinkai Week on Beneath the Tangles!