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Canada Got The Japanese Anime Treatment And It's Effin' Beautiful

I want to go to there.

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Destination Canada worked with the Japanese studio behind Your Name — the highest-grossing anime film of all time — and director Hisayuki Tabata to create a tourism ad that will make you fall in love with Canada all over again.

Meant to show Japanese tourists everything they can do during a Canadian winter, the ad follows around Satsuki and her boyfriend Yuya as they take in iconic Canadian scenes.


While it's targeted at people in Japan, Canadians are loving it too.

Never have I been more proud to be Canadian as when my country was featured in a 30-second Makoto Shinkai animation

And people have pointed out it's a pretty spot-on representation of what Canada has to offer.

Makoto Shinkai's new animation on Canadian tourism - Anime vs real life Watch:

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