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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 to Get Blue-ray and HD-DVD Releases

Those of you who have been holding out for Full HD 1080p versions of Shinkai's works will soon be able to purchase them because both "The Day Promised in Our Early Days" and "5 Centimetres per Second" will be released in Blue-Ray and HD-DVD format in Japan on April 18th costing 5775 Yen (US$55) each. The ending credits of "5 Centimetres...


5 Centimeters per Second Novel, Part Two - Cosmonaut

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 for it!) that's clipped into the middle of the book! I never...


5 Centimeters per Second Novel, Part One - Oukashou

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 printed off when Makoto Shinkai mentioned on his site his novel was...