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Your Name


Thu 11 Oct 2018, 7:00pm

Where: University of Waikato, Knighton Road, Hamilton, Waikato

Restrictions: PG

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: JapaneseConsulate

Join us for the Japanese Film Evenings for 2018!

Japanese films shown at the University of Waikato are usually screened on the second or third Thursday of the month from 7pm and are preceded by a documentary about Japanese culture from 6:45pm.

- All films have English subtitles.
- Booking is not necessary.
- Films, dates and times are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Please contact us to confirm details. We hope that you will enjoy the films and gain a deeper insight into various aspects of Japanese culture.

October film: "Your Name"
(Director: Makoto Shinkai, 2016, 112min. Rating: PG, Voice: Ryunosuke Kamiki, Moe Kamishiraishi)

Outstanding creator: Directed by Makoto Shinkai (children Who Chase Lost Voices, Garden of Words) heralded as the next Hayao Miyazaki & highest grossing anime film of all time worldwide with over $354 Million USD box office!

Mitsuha and Taki are two total strangers living completely different lives. But when Mitsuha makes a wish to leave her mountain town for the bustling city of Tokyo, they become connected in a bizarre way. She dreams she is a boy living in Tokyo while Taki dreams he is a girl from a rural town he's never been to.

What does their newfound connection mean? And how will it bring them together?

Presented by the Consulate-General of Japan, the University of Auckland, the University of Waikato, Massey University and the Japan Foundation.

© 2016 TOHO CO., LTD., CoMix Wave Films Inc., Kadokawa Corporation, East Japan Marketing & Communications, Inc., Amuse INC., Voque ting co.,ltd., Lawson HMV Entertainment, Inc.

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