Risa Mizuno

The Place Promised in Our Early Days (2004)

In a post-war alternative timeline, Japan is divided into the North, controlled by the Union, and the South, controlled by the United States. A mysterious high tower rises within the borders of the Union. Three high school students promise to cross the border with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Makoto Shinkai
CAST:  Hidetaka Yoshioka  •  Masato Hagiwara  •  Yuuka Nanri  •  Unsho Ishizuka

In a post-war alternative timeline, Japan is divided into the North, controlled by the Union, and the South, controlled by the United States. A mysterious high tower rises within the borders of the Union. Three high school students promise to cross the border with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Makoto Shinkai
CAST:  Hidetaka Yoshioka  •  Masato Hagiwara  •  Yuuka Nanri  •  Unsho Ishizuka

The Garden of Words (2013)

Takao, who is training to become a shoemaker, skipped school and is sketching shoes in a Japanese-style garden. He meets a mysterious woman, Yukino, who is older than him. Then, without arranging the times, the two start to see each other again and again, but only ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Makoto Shinkai
CAST:  Miyu Irino  •  Kana Hanazawa  •  Fumi Hirano  •  Takeshi Maeda

Takao, who is training to become a shoemaker, skipped school and is sketching shoes in a Japanese-style garden. He meets a mysterious woman, Yukino, who is older than him. Then, without arranging the times, the two start to see each other again and again, but only ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Makoto Shinkai
CAST:  Miyu Irino  •  Kana Hanazawa  •  Fumi Hirano  •  Takeshi Maeda

Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)

The film centers on Asuna, a young girl who spends her solitary days listening to the mysterious music emanating from the crystal radio she received from her late father as a memento. One day while walking home she is attacked by a fearsome monster and saved ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Makoto Shinkai
CAST:  Hisako Kanemoto  •  Kazuhiko Inoue  •  Miyu Irino  •  Rina Hidaka

The film centers on Asuna, a young girl who spends her solitary days listening to the mysterious music emanating from the crystal radio she received from her late father as a memento. One day while walking home she is attacked by a fearsome monster and saved ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Makoto Shinkai
CAST:  Hisako Kanemoto  •  Kazuhiko Inoue  •  Miyu Irino  •  Rina Hidaka

5 Centimeters per Second (2007)

Three moments in Takaki's life: his relationship with Akari and their forced separation; his friendship with Kanae, who is secretly in love with him; the demands and disappointments of adulthood, an unhappy life in a cold city.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Makoto Shinkai
CAST:  Kenji Mizuhashi  •  Yoshimi Kondou  •  Satomi Hanamura  •  Ayaka Onoue

Three moments in Takaki's life: his relationship with Akari and their forced separation; his friendship with Kanae, who is secretly in love with him; the demands and disappointments of adulthood, an unhappy life in a cold city.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Makoto Shinkai
CAST:  Kenji Mizuhashi  •  Yoshimi Kondou  •  Satomi Hanamura  •  Ayaka Onoue

Traveling 'Daru' (2012)

After being rushed to a flight by her mother at the airport, a young girl loses her most prized possession, a plush toy named Daru. Awakened by the girl's tears, Daru sets forth on a grand adventure to find her, crossing continents, communicating with animals and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ushio Tazawa
CAST:  Risa Mizuno  •  Akie Shimada

After being rushed to a flight by her mother at the airport, a young girl loses her most prized possession, a plush toy named Daru. Awakened by the girl's tears, Daru sets forth on a grand adventure to find her, crossing continents, communicating with animals and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ushio Tazawa
CAST:  Risa Mizuno  •  Akie Shimada

Colorful Ninja Iromaki (2016)

Third-grader Himeno moves to a huge mansion in the country. However, she soon finds out it's a ninja house! The ninjas Akamaki, Aomaki, and Kiiromaki mistake Himeno for a princess and begin solving problems for her with their own unique skills. But that is not the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kentarou Kobayashi
CAST:  Hazuki Shimizu  •  Inuko Inuyama  •  Kintarou.  •  Maria Naganawa

Third-grader Himeno moves to a huge mansion in the country. However, she soon finds out it's a ninja house! The ninjas Akamaki, Aomaki, and Kiiromaki mistake Himeno for a princess and begin solving problems for her with their own unique skills. But that is not the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kentarou Kobayashi
CAST:  Hazuki Shimizu  •  Inuko Inuyama  •  Kintarou.  •  Maria Naganawa

Hoshizora Kiseki (2006)

Kozue loves to stargaze and does so regularly. On a trip to view a meteorite, she happens to meet a boy named Ginga. He has a mysterious ability to discover more information about the stars, which he uses to help scientists with astronomical research. Unfortunately ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Toshikazu Matsubara  •  Akio Watanabe
CAST:  Yumiko Hosono  •  Risa Mizuno  •  Hiroyuki Sawada  •  Hozumi Gouda

Kozue loves to stargaze and does so regularly. On a trip to view a meteorite, she happens to meet a boy named Ginga. He has a mysterious ability to discover more information about the stars, which he uses to help scientists with astronomical research. Unfortunately ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Toshikazu Matsubara  •  Akio Watanabe
CAST:  Yumiko Hosono  •  Risa Mizuno  •  Hiroyuki Sawada  •  Hozumi Gouda