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‘Your Name’ boom in China could end in an instant

A
n essay recently published on a website linked to the Chinese government suggests banning cultural imports from Japan as one way of retaliating against perceived insults by its leadership. This could affect prospects for the success of films such as Your Name, which recently became the highest-grossing Japanese movie in China.
7 months ago
Jiayun Feng
By Jiayun Feng
Jiayun is a Chinese native and was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University. Interested in writing for a global audience, she attended the NYU Graduate School of Journalism for its Global & Joint Program Studies, which allows her to pursue a journalistic career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.
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