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Hit anime ‘Your Name’ will be turned into a live-action movie by Star Wars director

Toff Cagape | Oct 02, 2017
‘Your Name’ will be turned into a live-action movie
Image Credit: Toho, Funimation

The highest grossing anime movie "Your Name" will be turned into a live-action film by Star Wars director J.J. Abrams and by production house Paramount Pictures. According to theverge.com, Paramount and Abram’s production company Bad Robot will collaborate with Japanese producer Toho to create the much-anticipated film.


The original movie was created, written, and directed by Makoto Shinkai. Your name is about a high school girl residing in Hida and a high school boy named Taki who resides in Tokyo who discovered that they can switch bodies.


It earned $355 million and was declared as the fourth-highest-grossing film of all time in Japan. It also received numerous awards like the 49th Sitges Film Festival, 2016 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards and 71st Mainichi Film Awards for Best Animated Feature Film. It also received a nomination for the 40th Japan Academy Prize for the Best Animation of the Year.

 

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