TV Asahi revealed that Your Name earned a 26.3% combined real-time and time-shift viewer rating. The Video Research Company began tracking time-shift viewings (viewing within 7 days of real-time airing) in October 2016. The previous record holders were Frozen and Shin Godzilla.
Your Name had a 17.4% real-time rating, which is also a new record. Shin Godzilla was the previous record holder when it earned 15.2% on November 12, 2017.
The movie was aired on TV without any cuts but did feature a shorter ending movie that was edited by Shinkai specifically for the broadcast.
Shinkai’s Your Name has become a smash-hit since it debuted in theaters on August 26, 2016. It’s the fourth highest-grossing Japanese movie of all-time and the highest-grossing anime of all-time at the global box office. Your Name has earned an estimated 39.46 billion yen ($355.30 million) at the global box office according to Box Office Mojo.