Suguru Inoue

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

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

Your Name. (2016)

High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must adjust their lives ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Makoto Shinkai
CAST:  Ryûnosuke Kamiki  •  Masami Nagasawa  •  Masaki Terasoma  •  Sayaka Ohara

High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must adjust their lives ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Makoto Shinkai
CAST:  Ryûnosuke Kamiki  •  Masami Nagasawa  •  Masaki Terasoma  •  Sayaka Ohara

Howl from Beyond the Fog (2019)

Set during the Meiji reformation era in a small village in Kyushu, Japan. The story revolves around a young boy named Izana and a blind woman named Takiri, the two encounter the large monster Nebula who since ancient times was feared as the god of lake Amenosagiri. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daisuke Sato
CAST:  Suguru Inoue  •  Akane Kanamori  •  Michiyo Ishimito  •  Nana Nagao

Set during the Meiji reformation era in a small village in Kyushu, Japan. The story revolves around a young boy named Izana and a blind woman named Takiri, the two encounter the large monster Nebula who since ancient times was feared as the god of lake Amenosagiri. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daisuke Sato
CAST:  Suguru Inoue  •  Akane Kanamori  •  Michiyo Ishimito  •  Nana Nagao