Kimi no na wa it was undoubtedly the best film / animation released in Japan in 2016. This animation earned more than 18 billion yen at the box office, took first place on Myanimelist and can compete for an Oscar. You can't watch this movie without getting emotional, and you probably agree or are very anxious to watch it.
In this article we have separated some pictures of places that were used in the film, for you to compare with the real places. If you still don't know the synopsis of this work written by Makoto Shinkai, let's leave it below:
Synopsis: The story takes place a month after a comet fell for the first time in a thousand years in Japan. Mitsuba, a schoolgirl who lives in the countryside, wants to live in the city because she is tired of life in the country. Then there is Taki, he is a high school student who lives in Tokyo with his friends while working as part time in an Italian restaurant. He also has a strong interest in fine arts involving architecture. One day Mitsuba dreamed of herself as a young man. On the other hand, Taki also has a dream in which he is a student attending high school in the countryside.
Video of Kimi no na wa's sets
The Japanese Online Program team recently had the opportunity to visit Tokyo and recorded a comparative video of Kimi no na Wa's real scenes. I have good memories, because on the previous trip with the class of the course, I had seen the movie in Poster. Years later the team had the opportunity to visit the sights, it is a pity that I was unable to go with them.
Kimi no na wa's scenery
Unfortunately, there is no real city called Itomori in Japan. But the images in the film quite represented the true location of the sights that we are going to see now in Gifu and Nagano Prefecture.
In the image above you can find one of the most important points of animation, the lake which is a major tourist spot in the city of Itomori, in real life this lake is called Suwa and is located in the city of Suwa in Nagano Prefecture.
In the images below we will see some highlights of Gifu province. First the Hida Furukawa station and then the Hida Sannogu shrine that served as a model for the Miyamizu shrine that appears in the film.
The next image shows one of the main points of the film, in real life is an island called Aogashima. To reach this island in real life, it is necessary to take a helicopter in the city of Hachijojima.
In addition to the Gifu and Nagano provinces, the film takes place in Tokyo and has several highlights. The first image below used the NTT DOCOMO building in the Yoyogi neighborhood in Tokyo. The second image is located at the Shinanomachi station in Shinjuku - Tokyo. The third image is the Suga shrine, while the fourth is an intersection and both are located in Shinjuku.
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