Top 11 Your Name Movie Details

While searching the internet for Your Name movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

September 12th was a Monday for Taki, and a Thursday for Mitsuha, subtly hinting something being off about when they switch bodies.
September 12th was a Monday for Taki, and a Thursday for Mitsuha, subtly hinting something being off about when they switch bodies.

In "Your Name", the ribbon that is always present on the two characters are absent when they swap.

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun Your Name details are suitable for kids.

  1. Mitsuha and Taki wrote 'Baka' and 'Aho' on each other's faces. While both means 'idiot', the severity of the insult depends on what region of Japan you're from

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - The name of an Italian restaurant is "Il Giardino Delle Parole" which when translated to English is "The Garden Of Words", a reference to director Makoto Shinkai's previous film of the same name.
    The name of an Italian restaurant is "Il Giardino Delle Parole" which when translated to English is "The Garden Of Words", a reference to director Makoto Shinkai's previous film of the same name.

Hidden Details

1 - An orange Game Cube, a Famicom, and what appears to be a PlayStation One can be seen in the room they are using to plan.
An orange Game Cube, a Famicom, and what appears to be a PlayStation One can be seen in the room they are using to plan.
1 - Mitsuha does not wear the braided cord bracelet while in Taki's body, while Taki is always shown wearing it as himself. Mitsuha does not know Taki has the bracelet, as it is later revealed that she gives it to him years before Taki experiences the body switching.
Mitsuha does not wear the braided cord bracelet while in Taki's body, while Taki is always shown wearing it as himself. Mitsuha does not know Taki has the bracelet, as it is later revealed that she gives it to him years before Taki experiences the body switching.

The song "Love My Way" by The Psychedelic Furs plays as Oliver (Armie Hammer) dances at the disco: the first line of the song is "There's an *army* on the dancefloor"

Elio's arm position while sobbing in the car mirrors the statue's pose in another scene previously shown.

Oliver's Star of David falls off during the love scene and Elio puts it in his mouth (brightened and zoomed in).

1 - The female protagonist Mitsuha cuts her hair short on the same day the her life will tragically be cut short.
The female protagonist Mitsuha cuts her hair short on the same day the her life will tragically be cut short.
Your Name poster
Your Name poster

Your Name Plot: Ibe Riki and Riko Takeo are preparing for a wedding ceremony.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Your Name, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Your Name and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Short
Director Megumi Shiraishi
IMDB score 8.8