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5 Centimetres Per Second Novel English Translation Completed

20th June 2013 Update: The site has now been taken down but you may still read the translations and the rest of the site content in PDF here. Finally got round to picking up the half done translation. Pretty hard to believe it's been two years since then. Time flies, eh? If I wasn't a software developer myself it would have been quite...


5 Centimetres Per Second One More Side Novel

Thanks goes to FallingStar for tweeting to me about this! I must have missed Shinkai's tweet about this somehow! It's been over 4 years since 5 Centimetres Per Second premièred in Japan and since then, it's been novelised and manganised. Now it's getting another novel, subtitled "One More Side" - But it's not a sequel. The original 5cm...


5 Centimeters per Second Novel, Part Three - Byosoku 5 Centimeters

This is it. The last part of the 5cm novel. The animated version was the shortest part of the movie yet, was also the part that received the most cuts - even more than Cosmonaut. Here in the novel however, it is the longest coming in at 67 pages, 8 chapters. There was a lot to note because practically the entire story was new material so, dont...


5 Centimeters per Second Novel, Part Two - Cosmonaut

Update: You can now read the story yourself at my new fan site. Well, I've managed to write my comparison for the second part of the movie, "Cosmonaut" now. Besides expecting changes and new details in the story, there was one thing I wasn't expecting while reading through it. This thin piece of white thread (sorry, don't know the name...


5 Centimeters per Second Novel, Part One - Oukashou

Update: You can read this story yourselves in English on my new site! Exams are over and I have a week free before the second semester begins so now I can finally spend time reading my 5cm novel without distractions. I couldn't help but notice my book was a second print copy which is a little disappointing. This must be the new batch that was...