Japanese gamer creates anime Your Name’s rural town in Minecraft, and it’s mind-blowing

The hit anime film Your Name by director Makoto Shinkai has surpassed records and expectations since its Japan release in August 2016, becoming the second-highest grossing Japanese film ever, and the highest-earning anime ever worldwide. Its heartfelt story and beautiful imagery have captivated viewers and kept them coming back again and again.

If watching the film on repeat still hasn’t kept you satisfied, you now have the chance to experience it in a whole new way thanks to Twitter user @kokopyy, who recreated the town Itomorimachi, where the movie’s female lead Mitsuha is from, in Minecraft.

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@kokopyy put some amazing detail into the scenery, and included famous landmarks from the movie including Miyamizu Shrine, Itomori Lake, and even the school.

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The game data is available for Minecraft users to download here. Even if you don’t play the game, you can enjoy the scenes set to the song “Yumetoro” from the official soundtrack, which will send you on another emotional roller coaster ride.

Due to the game’s limitations, @kokopyy says it wasn’t possible to create the town to scale, and some small details had to be overlooked. To create the town from start to finish took about a month to complete, with particular attention paid to Miyamizu Shrine, which @kokopyy ended up rebuilding dozens of times to get just right.

If you’re in the U.S. chances are you’ve yet to see the film on the big screen. Hopefully this Minecraft recreation has helped pique your excitement, as there is just under a month left until its North American release date!