A still from Suzume, the latest film from Japanese director Makoto Shinkai. One of the most successful animators in Japan, he often draws comparisons to anime legend Hayao Miyazaki. Photo: Toho
A still from Suzume, the latest film from Japanese director Makoto Shinkai. One of the most successful animators in Japan, he often draws comparisons to anime legend Hayao Miyazaki. Photo: Toho

From smash hit Your Name to Makoto Shinkai’s latest release, Suzume, all the Japanese animation director’s movies ranked

  • Shinkai, who has been working in anime for over 20 years, is one of the most successful animators in Japan, drawing comparisons to Hayao Miyazaki
  • We rank his films, including Your Name, the third highest-grossing Japanese film ever, and his latest, Suzume, which opens in Hong Kong cinemas this week

A still from Suzume, the latest film from Japanese director Makoto Shinkai. One of the most successful animators in Japan, he often draws comparisons to anime legend Hayao Miyazaki. Photo: Toho
A still from Suzume, the latest film from Japanese director Makoto Shinkai. One of the most successful animators in Japan, he often draws comparisons to anime legend Hayao Miyazaki. Photo: Toho
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