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* CreatorBacklash: This trope grew over time. Creator/MakotoShinkai was initially glad the film was successful, but added that the film is way too overrated. In an interview, he then began to worry whether ''Your Name'' would become a ToughActToFollow, and the "New [[Creator/HayaoMiyazaki Miyazaki]]" comparisons reached new heights, and Shinkai had to personally make statements to disassociate the label with him. Still later, [[https://www.scmp.com/culture/film-tv/article/2057414/please-dont-see-my-film-says-your-name-director-shinkai-i-dont-want he said outright he doesn't want an Oscar win]], going on to say that [[https://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2016/12/27-1/creator-of-your-name-asks-people-to-stop-seeing-it he wanted people to stop seeing it as their obsession was unhealthy]].

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* CreatorBacklash: This trope It grew over time. Creator/MakotoShinkai was initially glad the film was successful, but added that the film is way too overrated. In an interview, he then began to worry whether ''Your Name'' would become a ToughActToFollow, and the "New [[Creator/HayaoMiyazaki Miyazaki]]" comparisons reached new heights, and Shinkai had to personally make statements to disassociate the label with him. Still later, [[https://www.scmp.com/culture/film-tv/article/2057414/please-dont-see-my-film-says-your-name-director-shinkai-i-dont-want he said outright he doesn't want an Oscar win]], going on to say that [[https://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2016/12/27-1/creator-of-your-name-asks-people-to-stop-seeing-it he wanted people to stop seeing it as their obsession was unhealthy]].



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* WordOfGod: WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** [[http://www.scmp.com/culture/film-tv/article/2057414/please-dont-see-my-film-says-your-name-director-shinkai-i-dont-want Things had to be cut]] due to budget shortage, but details are scarce.
** If the official music video for ''Sparkle'' is any indication, the ending could have instead been [[spoiler:present day 17/18 year old Taki reuniting with a 20/21 year old Mitsuha. [[labelnote:Age explanation]]Based off the ending of the MV, there might have been a minor TimeSkip of a few months between Taki's trip to ruined Itomori and their reunion, similar to the minor TimeSkip at the end of the movie.[[/labelnote]]]].
** RADWIMPS has indicated in various interviews that there were various tweaks to the soundtrack and songs that were cut from it.
** [[http://en.rocketnews24.com/2017/06/03/anime-film-your-names-director-reveals-that-one-character-was-very-different-in-initial-script/ According to this article]], Mitsuha rather than Taki was originally supposed to be the one with an unrequited crush.
** [[http://en.rocketnews24.com/2017/07/17/your-name-director-reveals-initial-character-concept-sketches-title-thematic-goals-of-the-hit-anime/ Initial concept sketches tweeted by Shinkai]], also included in the special edition Blu-Rays, indicate that the original title was going to be ''Yume to Shiriseba'' or ''If Iíd Known It Was a Dream''. While some elements like the braided cord, city-country divide, comet, FreakyFridayFlip and lake were always there, Taki and Mitsuha's prototypes looked quite different, and the muted palette and presence of what might be a gun in proto-Taki's hands suggests it was going to have a darker tone than what we eventually got.
** Shinkai stated in [[https://twitter.com/shinkaimakoto/status/1332897195369009152 this tweet]] that Creator/GregEgan's ''The Safe-Deposit Box'' was an inspiration and the earliest plot would have had the heroine in different bodies every time she woke.
* TheWikiRule: [[http://kiminonawa.wikia.com/wiki/Kimi_no_Na_wa._Wiki The Kimi no Na wa Wiki]].
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--->'''Answer:''' Youíre a sharp one! Itís a little backstory, but Tsukasa and Okudera were engaged.
* WriteWhatYouKnow: [[https://animamo.com/makoto-shinkai-discusses-link-between-his-personal-life-and-weathering-with-you/ Shinkai is himself the son of a construction company man and someone who didn't want to go into the family work,]] elements that went into Tessie.

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--->'''Answer:''' Youíre You're a sharp one! Itís It's a little backstory, but Tsukasa and Okudera were engaged.
* WriteWhatYouKnow: [[https://animamo.com/makoto-shinkai-discusses-link-between-his-personal-life-and-weathering-with-you/ Shinkai is himself the son of a construction company man and someone who didn't want to go into the family work,]] work]], elements that went into Tessie.


* SleeperHit: Compared in scale to other Creator/MakotoShinkai works, this one ended up ''completely smashing'' Japanese box office chart in the first few weeks. It eventually [[http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2017-01-17/shinkai-your-name-tops-spirited-away-as-highest-grossing-anime-film-worldwide/ surpassed]] ''Anime/SpiritedAway'' as the highest-grossing film in Japan's history.
** The Film didn't do too bad in the states either, making $5 million. Considering it only showed up in 311 theaters and only showed for a week, that's impressive. [[note]] wide release in America is over 600 theaters. [[/note]]
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** [[http://www.scmp.com/culture/film-tv/article/2057414/please-dont-see-my-film-says-your-name-director-shinkai-i-dont-want Things had to be cut]] due to budget shortage, but details are scarce.
** If the official music video for ''Sparkle'' is any indication, the ending could have instead been [[spoiler:present day 17/18 year old Taki reuniting with a 20/21 year old Mitsuha. [[labelnote:Age explanation]]Based off the ending of the MV, there might have been a minor TimeSkip of a few months between Taki's trip to ruined Itomori and their reunion, similar to the minor TimeSkip at the end of the movie.[[/labelnote]]]].
** RADWIMPS has indicated in various interviews that there were various tweaks to the soundtrack and songs that were cut from it.
** [[http://en.rocketnews24.com/2017/06/03/anime-film-your-names-director-reveals-that-one-character-was-very-different-in-initial-script/ According to this article]], Mitsuha rather than Taki was originally supposed to be the one with an unrequited crush.
** [[http://en.rocketnews24.com/2017/07/17/your-name-director-reveals-initial-character-concept-sketches-title-thematic-goals-of-the-hit-anime/ Initial concept sketches tweeted by Shinkai]], also included in the special edition Blu-Rays, indicate that the original title was going to be ''Yume to Shiriseba'' or ''If Iíd Known It Was a Dream''. While some elements like the braided cord, city-country divide, comet, FreakyFridayFlip and lake were always there, Taki and Mitsuha's prototypes looked quite different, and the muted palette and presence of what might be a gun in proto-Taki's hands suggests it was going to have a darker tone than what we eventually got.
** Shinkai stated in [[https://twitter.com/shinkaimakoto/status/1332897195369009152 this tweet]] that Creator/GregEgan's ''The Safe-Deposit Box'' was an inspiration and the earliest plot would have had the heroine in different bodies every time she woke.
* TheWikiRule: [[http://kiminonawa.wikia.com/wiki/Kimi_no_Na_wa._Wiki The Kimi no Na wa Wiki]].

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* SleeperHit: Compared in scale to other Creator/MakotoShinkai works, this one ended up ''completely smashing'' Japanese box office chart in the first few weeks. It eventually [[http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2017-01-17/shinkai-your-name-tops-spirited-away-as-highest-grossing-anime-film-worldwide/ surpassed]] ''Anime/SpiritedAway'' as the highest-grossing film in Japan's history.
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history. The Film didn't do too bad in the states either, making $5 million. Considering it only showed up in 311 theaters and only showed for a week, that's impressive. [[note]] wide release in America is over 600 theaters. [[/note]]
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** [[http://www.scmp.com/culture/film-tv/article/2057414/please-dont-see-my-film-says-your-name-director-shinkai-i-dont-want Things had to be cut]] due to budget shortage, but details are scarce.
** If the official music video for ''Sparkle'' is any indication, the ending could have instead been [[spoiler:present day 17/18 year old Taki reuniting with a 20/21 year old Mitsuha. [[labelnote:Age explanation]]Based off the ending of the MV, there might have been a minor TimeSkip of a few months between Taki's trip to ruined Itomori and their reunion, similar to the minor TimeSkip at the end of the movie.[[/labelnote]]]].
** RADWIMPS has indicated in various interviews that there were various tweaks to the soundtrack and songs that were cut from it.
** [[http://en.rocketnews24.com/2017/06/03/anime-film-your-names-director-reveals-that-one-character-was-very-different-in-initial-script/ According to this article]], Mitsuha rather than Taki was originally supposed to be the one with an unrequited crush.
** [[http://en.rocketnews24.com/2017/07/17/your-name-director-reveals-initial-character-concept-sketches-title-thematic-goals-of-the-hit-anime/ Initial concept sketches tweeted by Shinkai]], also included in the special edition Blu-Rays, indicate that the original title was going to be ''Yume to Shiriseba'' or ''If Iíd Known It Was a Dream''. While some elements like the braided cord, city-country divide, comet, FreakyFridayFlip and lake were always there, Taki and Mitsuha's prototypes looked quite different, and the muted palette and presence of what might be a gun in proto-Taki's hands suggests it was going to have a darker tone than what we eventually got.
** Shinkai stated in [[https://twitter.com/shinkaimakoto/status/1332897195369009152 this tweet]] that Creator/GregEgan's ''The Safe-Deposit Box'' was an inspiration and the earliest plot would have had the heroine in different bodies every time she woke.
* TheWikiRule: [[http://kiminonawa.wikia.com/wiki/Kimi_no_Na_wa._Wiki The Kimi no Na wa Wiki]].
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-->'''Question:''' During the final moments when the three friends were hunting for jobs, Tsukasa has a wedding band on his ring finger. Did he get married when he was a student? Is it possible that Okudera is his partner?
-->'''Answer:''' Youíre a sharp one! Itís a little backstory, but Tsukasa and Okudera were engaged.

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-->'''Question:''' --->'''Question:''' During the final moments when the three friends were hunting for jobs, Tsukasa has a wedding band on his ring finger. Did he get married when he was a student? Is it possible that Okudera is his partner?
-->'''Answer:''' --->'''Answer:''' Youíre a sharp one! Itís a little backstory, but Tsukasa and Okudera were engaged.

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** Shinkai stated in [[https://twitter.com/shinkaimakoto/status/1332897195369009152 this tweet]] that Creator/GregEgan's ''The Safe-Deposit Box'' was an inspiration and the earliest plot would have had the heroine in different bodies every time she woke.


* CreatorBacklash: This trope grew over time. Makoto Shinkai was initially glad the film was successful, but added that the film is way too overrated. In an interview, he then began to worry whether ''Your Name'' would become a ToughActToFollow, and the "New [[Creator/HayaoMiyazaki Miyazaki]]" comparisons reached new heights, and Shinkai had to personally make statements to disassociate the label with him. Still later, [[http://www.scmp.com/culture/film-tv/article/2057414/please-dont-see-my-film-says-your-name-director-shinkai-i-dont-want he said outright he doesn't want an Oscar win]], going on to say that [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2016/12/27-1/creator-of-your-name-asks-people-to-stop-seeing-it he wanted people to stop seeing it as their obsession was unhealthy]].

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* CreatorBacklash: This trope grew over time. Makoto Shinkai Creator/MakotoShinkai was initially glad the film was successful, but added that the film is way too overrated. In an interview, he then began to worry whether ''Your Name'' would become a ToughActToFollow, and the "New [[Creator/HayaoMiyazaki Miyazaki]]" comparisons reached new heights, and Shinkai had to personally make statements to disassociate the label with him. Still later, [[http://www.[[https://www.scmp.com/culture/film-tv/article/2057414/please-dont-see-my-film-says-your-name-director-shinkai-i-dont-want he said outright he doesn't want an Oscar win]], going on to say that [[http://www.[[https://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2016/12/27-1/creator-of-your-name-asks-people-to-stop-seeing-it he wanted people to stop seeing it as their obsession was unhealthy]].

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* PromotedFanboy: [[https://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2017/03/16/music/radwimps-ride-name-train-fame/#.Xr4PQWgzYuV RADWIMPS bassist Yusuke Takeda]] was a fan of Shinkai's since ''Anime/VoicesOfADistantStar''.


* DawsonCasting: Played straight in the dub, with Sinterniklass in his early fourties and Sheh in her late thirties when it was dubbed. Played less straight in the original as Kamiki is twenty-two and Kamishiraishi is eighteen at the film's initial release.



* DawsonCasting: Played straight in the dub, with Sinterniklass in his early fourties and Sheh in her late thirties when it was dubbed. Played less straight in the original as Kamiki is twenty-two and Kamishiraishi is eighteen at the film's initial release.

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* DawsonCasting: Played straight in the dub, with Sinterniklass in his early fourties and Sheh in her late thirties when it was dubbed. Played less straight in the original as Kamiki is twenty-two and Kamishiraishi is eighteen at the film's initial release.


* WordOfGod: In a [[http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMTg1MDc0NTgxNg==.html?from=s1.8-1-1.2&spm=a2h0k.8191407.0.0 Chinese interview]] with director Creator/MakotoShinkai, the director had explained that the color on Mitsuha's traditionally-braided ribbon has several meanings; the white at the center represents the meteorite, the blue beside it represents the lake, while the orange and the red at the ends represents twilight. The fact that it is created by traditional means also supposed to represent the idea that the same situation [[spoiler:(meteorite impact)]] had happened before in the past, only forgotten but recorded through the traditional braiding techniques, which he explains is inspired by how Tokyo also had experienced earthquakes a thousand years ago (linking it with the film's influences from the 2011 Earthquake).

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* WordOfGod: WordOfGod:
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In a [[http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMTg1MDc0NTgxNg==.html?from=s1.8-1-1.2&spm=a2h0k.8191407.0.0 Chinese interview]] with director Creator/MakotoShinkai, the director had explained that the color on Mitsuha's traditionally-braided ribbon has several meanings; the white at the center represents the meteorite, the blue beside it represents the lake, while the orange and the red at the ends represents twilight. The fact that it is created by traditional means also supposed to represent the idea that the same situation [[spoiler:(meteorite impact)]] had happened before in the past, only forgotten but recorded through the traditional braiding techniques, which he explains is inspired by how Tokyo also had experienced earthquakes a thousand years ago (linking it with the film's influences from the 2011 Earthquake).Earthquake).
** After much speculation and hints, Shinkai confirmed in an interview that Miki and Tsukasa are indeed engaged to each other.
-->'''Question:''' During the final moments when the three friends were hunting for jobs, Tsukasa has a wedding band on his ring finger. Did he get married when he was a student? Is it possible that Okudera is his partner?
-->'''Answer:''' Youíre a sharp one! Itís a little backstory, but Tsukasa and Okudera were engaged.

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* WriteWhatYouKnow: [[https://animamo.com/makoto-shinkai-discusses-link-between-his-personal-life-and-weathering-with-you/ Shinkai is himself the son of a construction company man and someone who didn't want to go into the family work,]] elements that went into Tessie.


** One can feel the influence of [[spoiler:the 2011 great earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan]] on certain parts of the film. It's no coincidence that the TimeSkip at the last part is 5 years [[spoiler:at least from Taki's perspective]], just like 5 years passed between [[spoiler:the great earthquake in 2011 and the film's release in 2016.]] In fact, many shots of [[spoiler:post-Tiamat Itomori]] are [[https://kiminonawalove.tumblr.com/post/171097032652/the-nameless-grief-it-is-no-secret-that-kimi-no very similar to photographs of]] [[spoiler:the 2011 great earthquake's aftermath.]]

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** One can feel the influence of [[spoiler:the 2011 great earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan]] on certain parts of the film. It's no coincidence that the TimeSkip at the last part is 5 years [[spoiler:at least from Taki's perspective]], just like 5 years passed between [[spoiler:the great earthquake in 2011 and the film's release in 2016.]] 2016]]. In fact, many shots of [[spoiler:post-Tiamat Itomori]] are [[https://kiminonawalove.tumblr.com/post/171097032652/the-nameless-grief-it-is-no-secret-that-kimi-no very similar to photographs of]] [[spoiler:the 2011 great earthquake's aftermath.]]


* SimilarlyNamedWorks: [[http://en.rocketnews24.com/2016/09/07/crazy-movie-coincidence-reveals-godzillas-true-weakness-films-called-your-name/ Back in 1954]], there was another film also called ''Kimi no Na Wa'' about StarCrossedLovers that beat also beat a Godzilla film (the [[Film/Godzilla1954 very first one]] at that) at the box office.

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* SimilarlyNamedWorks: [[http://en.rocketnews24.com/2016/09/07/crazy-movie-coincidence-reveals-godzillas-true-weakness-films-called-your-name/ Back in 1954]], there was another film also called ''Kimi no Na Wa'' about StarCrossedLovers that beat also beat a Godzilla film (the [[Film/Godzilla1954 very first one]] at that) at the box office.


* SimilarlyNamedWorks: [[http://en.rocketnews24.com/2016/09/07/crazy-movie-coincidence-reveals-godzillas-true-weakness-films-called-your-name/ Back in 1954]], there was another film also called ''Kimi no Na Wa'' about StarCrossedLovers that beat a Godzilla film at the box office.

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* SimilarlyNamedWorks: [[http://en.rocketnews24.com/2016/09/07/crazy-movie-coincidence-reveals-godzillas-true-weakness-films-called-your-name/ Back in 1954]], there was another film also called ''Kimi no Na Wa'' about StarCrossedLovers that beat also beat a Godzilla film (the [[Film/Godzilla1954 very first one]] at that) at the box office.


* AnimeFirst: With side stories focusing on other characters (including more focus on Taki's adventures in Mitsuha's body) explored in mangas and light-novels.

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* AnimeFirst: With side stories focusing on other characters (including more focus on Taki's adventures in Mitsuha's body) explored in mangas manga and light-novels.light novels.

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* TheWikiRule: [[http://kiminonawa.wikia.com/wiki/Kimi_no_Na_wa._Wiki The Kimi no Na wa Wiki]].

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** The Film didn't do too bad in the states either, making $5 million. Considering it only showed up in 311 theaters and only showed for a week, that's impressive. [[note]] wide release in America is over 600 theaters. [[/note]]

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