[NEWS] ‘Your Name’ Becomes Highest Grossing Anime Film

Your Name has officially surpassed 1990s Studio Ghibli classic ‘Spirited Away’ to become the highest grossing ‘anime’ film of all time following it’s European releases during 2016 winter. The film was released in Japan 2016 August and is planned to have a widescale American release in the coming months.

According to the Box Office website, Your Name has earned a total of $281 million worldwide which surpasses the $275 million made by Studio Ghibli’s classic Spirited Away.

The film is about; “Mitsuha Miyamizu, a high school girl who yearns to live the life of a boy in the bustling city of Tokyo—a dream that stands in stark contrast to her present life in the countryside. Meanwhile in the city, Taki Tachibana lives a busy life as a high school student while juggling his part-time job and hopes for a future in architecture.”

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