Why the story of body-swapping teenagers has gripped Japan

Why the story of body-swapping teenagers has gripped Japan
 

A Japanese animated film has made history by becoming the first animation not made by the legendary Studio Ghibli to rake in more than 10bn yen (£76m; $98m) in a month. But what is it about this film that has been drawing in the crowds?
1. It is a body-swapping fantasy Your Name, also known as Kimi no Na wa in Japanese, is a body-swapping fantasy with two teenagers at its heart.
Based on a novel, it tells the story of Mitsuha, a female high school student in a rural Japanese town, and Taki, a male high school student in central Tokyo.
Mitsuha starts dreaming of herself as a young man, with... read more

 
27 September 2016 in World News, Views: 56
Source: BBC
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