5 Centimeters Per Second: a chain of short stories about their distance

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Japanese Title

(秒速5センチメートル: アチェインオブショートストリーズアバウトゼアディスタンス Byōsoku Go Senchimētoru: a chein obu shōto sutorīzu abauto zea disutansu?),

Year Published

2007

Type

Movie

Number of Episodes

3

Episode Length

65

Genres

Adventure Drama Romance

Description

5 Centimeters Per Second: a chain of short stories about their distance (秒速5センチメートル: アチェインオブショートストリーズアバウトゼアディスタンス Byōsoku Go Senchimētoru: a chein obu shōto sutorīzu abauto zea disutansu?), is a 2007 Japanese animated feature film by Makoto Shinkai. The film was finished on 22 January 2007.[1] The first part of the film was debuted on Yahoo! Japan as streaming video to Yahoo! Premium members from 16 February to 19 February 2007.[2] On 3 March 2007, the full length featured film had its theatrical premiere at Cinema Rise in Shibuya, Tokyo.[3] The film consists of three segments: Cherry Blossom (桜花抄 Ōkashō?), Cosmonaut (コスモナウト Kosumonauto?), and 5 Centimeters per Second (秒速5センチメートル Byōsoku 5 Senchimētoru?), totaling about an hour of runtime. As in Shinkai's previous works, Tenmon composes for this film's soundtrack. The DVD was released on 19 July 2007. A novel of 5 Centimeters Per Second has also been released, expanding on the film.[4] On the July issue of Afternoon in 2010, a manga adaptation started serialization, illustrated by Seike Yukiko.[5] Plot The Story is set in Japan beginning from the 1990s and ending in modern day, with each segment centered on a boy named Takaki Tōno. It is important to note that the first episode takes place during a time period when cell phones are uncommon and email has not yet reached the general populace. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5_centimeters_per_second