Real-life locations that inspired Japan’s hit animation movie “Your Name”

“Your Name” still remains popular despite coming out more than half a year ago!
To further experience the movie, I will show you the real-life locations that inspired the movie.

2017-04-21 Olive   Travel Destinations, Gifu, Tokyo,

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“Your Name” and Hida city bus
©2016「Your Name」Production committee.


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Right here in Tokyo!! I’m sure you recognized this scene right away!

【Suga Shrine’s staircase】

Suga Shrine
Suga Shrine’s staircase

The real-life location of the final scene where Taki and Mitsuha reunited at last. It is easily accessible as Suga shrine is only a 10 minute walk from Yotsuya Station.

Suga Shrine’s staircase
Suga Shrine’s staircase
Mailbox
The mailbox and pedestrian signs that were shown in the background as Taki was running through the city.
Suga Shrine

  • Address: Suga city-5, Shinjuku-ward,Tokyo
  • WebsiteSuga Shrine(Japanese text only)

【Yotsuya Station】

Yotsuya Station

Yotsuya Station
Yotsuya Station

Yotsuya station where Taki met Okudera-senpai for a date. I come to this station quite often so I was surprised when I saw it in the movie! It felt like I just met someone famous!

【Café La Boheme】

“Café La Boheme” Shinjuku Gyoen

 “Café La Boheme” Shinjuku Gyoen
“Café La Boheme” Shinjuku Gyoen

Taki’s part-time job was also inspired by a real-life location! Located beside Shinjuku Gyoen, this beautiful Italian restaurant provides a different dining atmosphere throughout the day. Whether it’s a romantic dinner at night or a casual meet-up with friends, you can enjoy your time at Café La Boheme.

Café La Boheme Shinjuku Gyouen

  • Address:1-1-7 Cosmo Shinjuku Gyouen Building 1F, 2F,Shinjuku,Shinjuku-ward,Tokyo
  • Hours:11:30~24:00(Last order is at 23:30 )
  • Telephone:03-5366-2242
  • WebsiteCafé La Boheme Shinjuku Gyouen

Let’s go to where the main characters met for the first time!

Available until March 31st of 2018, you can go to Hida city by taking the “Nohi bus” from Shinjuku station.

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“Your Name” and Hida city bus
©2016「Your Name」Production committee.

There are a lot of real-life locations in Hida such as the library where Taki did looked up information about Itomori city, the shrine, the bus stop, and much more!

Take this bus and go to Hida to discover the wonderful places that inspired “Your Name”. Maybe you will find your own secret area…

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“Your Name” and Hida city bus commemorative ticket
©2016「Your Name」Production committee.

Please check with Nohi bus center for more information.
Nohibus

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