Birth:Feb 9, 1973
Hometown:Koumi, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
Websitehttp://www.shinkaiworks.com/ Twitterhttps://twitter.com/shinkaimakoto A Japanese director writer producer animator editor cinematographer voice actor manga artist and former graphic designer. He is best known for directing Kimi no Na wa and was listed by Variety as one of 10 animators to watch in 2016. However he was displeased with the amount of attention and wide recognition the film got as he felt that it was unfinished. Asteroid 55222 Makotoshinkai is named after him.