Memory and Musubi in Your Name

Time will unbind our memory glue
and I’ll be as nobody-ish as all of you. — Marceline

Kimi no Na wa Your Name comet Mitsuha

Kimi no Na wa Your Name comet Taki

The most beautiful aspect of Your Name (Kimi no Na wa) is how it weaves its various themes to form a coherent labyrinthine story, waiting to be untangled by the unsuspecting viewer. Its take on the body swap plot allows for much more complexity and poignancy. The film also integrates seamlessly two main threads—the struggle against a terrific fate and the love between the two leads.
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