Your Name

Your Name

English Title: Your Name — “your name.”
Japanese Title: 君の名は。– Kimi no Na wa.
Author: Makoto Shinkai (Your Name), Arata Kanoh (Another Side)
Illustrator: Masayoshi Tanaka and Hiyori Asahikawa (Another Side)
Translator: Taylor Engel
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Original Run: June 2016
English Run: May 2017
Japanese Publisher: Kadokawa
English Publisher: Yen On (Yen Press)
Volumes in Japanese: 1 (Completed) (plus side-story volume)
Volumes in English: 1 (Completed) (plus side-story volume)
Average Price Per Volume: Hardcover $14 — Kindle $8 — Nook $8

Synopsis: Mitsuha, a high school girl living in a small town in the mountains, has a dream that she’s a boy living in Tokyo. Taki, a high school boy in Tokyo, dreams he’s a girl living in a quaint little mountain town. Sharing bodies, relationships, and lives, the two become inextricably interwoven–but are any connections truly inseverable in the grand tapestry of fate? Written by director Makaoto Shinkai during the production of the film by the same title, your name. is in turns funny, heartwarming, and heart-wrenching as it follows the struggles of two young people determined to hold on to one another.

Volume 1
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Released May 23, 2017 — ISBN-13: 978-0316471862

Your Name – Another Side: Earthbound
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Released November 21, 2017 — ISBN-13: 978-0316473118

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Related Anime
MAL Entry — movie — Aired August 2016. AmazonRightStufApple

Manga Adaptation
MAL Entry — 3 volumes — Published May 2016 – January 2017 (English release by Yen Press)
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  1. […] Mitsuha has spent her life in middle-of-nowhere countryside Japan; the oldest daughter in a family of shrine maidens who dreams of the big city and escaping the boring traditions and expectations of her hometown. Taki is a high school boy in the middle of Tokyo who spends his time balancing working hard at his part-time job and admiring architectural design. They should have nothing to do with each other—except they keep waking up in each other’s bodies with no explanation except for a millennia-old comet passing above. Discover how fate has tied these two teens together in Your Name. […]

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