Makoto Shinkai (born as Makoto Niitsu) is a Japanese anime director and animator. He traces his passion for creation to the manga, anime, and novels he was exposed to while in middle school.
Style & Technique
How Makoto Shinkai Became "the New Miyazaki" - Anime: A History
Kimi no Na Wa / Your Name - Creating Twilight(Kataware-Doki)
Outstanding OSTs - Kimi no Na wa. (Your Name.)
What's in an OP? - The Heartbreaking Beauty of Your Name
Why Your Name Connects With So Many People
Your Name And How Anime Changed My Life | Analysis