Arts

Nearly a year after its cinematic release, "Your Name" is still drawing daily audiences at Cinecitta in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture.

Genius marketing squeezes most from blockbuster 'Your Name'

Toho ships estimated 1.2 million discs as movie still runs, fans still thrilled

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