‘Your Name’ Anime Adaptation to Be Written from a “Western Viewpoint”

‘Your Name’ Anime Adaptation to Be Written from a “Western Viewpoint”

A Hollywood adaptation of Your Name is in the works but already has fans of the popular anime film worried.   According to Comicbook.com, screenwriter Eric Heisserer (Bird Box) says that the Japanese rights holders specifically want an American live-action adaptation instead of a Japanese live-action version.   “You have to find the best iteration of that story based on the fact that they want an American live-action version of the film,” Heisserer said. “They stated if they wanted a Japanese live-action version, they would just do it themselves. But they want to see it through the lens of a western …