Japanese anime director Makoto Shinkai went to Twitter to thank the Filipino fans after his hit anime film Your Name trended on Thursday.
Shinkai responded to a tweet that Your Name has topped the Philippine trending topics on Twitter. This is after local television network ABS-CBN re-aired the film as part of its special programming for the Lenten season.
He tweeted “Thank you to all the fans in the Philippines! The world is tough time now please take care of your days.”.
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Makoto Shinkai is the director the second highest-grossing anime film of all time, ‘Your Name,’ which previously released in Philippine cinemas in 2016.
He also directed several famous anime films such as The Garden of Words, 5 Centimeters per Second and Weathering With You.