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5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)
"Byôsoku 5 senchimêtoru" (original title)

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Told in three interconnected segments, we follow a young man named Takaki through his life as cruel winters, cold technology, and finally, adult obligations and responsibility converge to test the delicate petals of love.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kenji Mizuhashi ...
Takaki Toono (voice)
Yoshimi Kondou ...
Akari Shinohara (segment "Oukashou") (voice)
Satomi Hanamura ...
Kanae Sumita (segment "Cosmonaut") (voice)
Ayaka Onoue ...
Akari Shinohara (segment "Byousoku 5 Centimeter") (voice)
Risa Mizuno ...
(voice)
Yuka Terazaki ...
(voice)
Yuko Nakamura ...
(voice)
Masami Iwasaki ...
(voice)
Rei Kondo ...
(voice)
Hiroshi Shimozaki ...
(voice)
Takahiro Hirano ...
(voice)
Akira Nakagawa ...
(voice)
Keiko Izeki ...
(voice)
Suguru Inoue ...
(voice)
Rion Kako ...
(voice)
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Storyline

Takaki and Akari are two classmates in elementary school. During their time together they have become close friends. Their relationship is tested when Akari moves to another city because of her parents' jobs. Both of them struggle to keep their friendship alive, as time and distance slowly pulls them apart. When Takaki finds out that he is moving further away, he decides to visit Akari one last time. Written by Anonymous

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school | love | job | petal | marriage | See more »

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Release Date:

3 March 2007 (Japan)  »

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5 Centimeters Per Second  »

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Budget:

JPY 25,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

In 2009 a Chinese animation company Liuzhou Lan Hai technologies Ltd. admitted to plagiarizing several backgrounds from the film to use in their own animation series. See more »

Goofs

When the train departs from Nogi, the sound comes from a train traveling much faster. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Akari Shinohara: Hey... They say it's five centimeters per second.
Takaki Toono: What do you mean?
Akari Shinohara: The speed at which the sakura blossom petals fall... Five centimeters per second.
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29 March 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This movie blew me away - it was amazing. I can't tell you anything more other than it revolves around love, life and time.

This film is stunning you simply must watch it! Don't be put off if you're not interested by the end of the first episode because by the end of the third episode everything comes together in one amazingly beautiful package.

If ever a film deserved 10/10 this was it. If you have ever felt love you will adore this movie because it captures that feeling flawlessly.

This is the type of movie that was made by dreamers, for dreamers. By romantics for romantics.

This movie is pure art. Miss it and you're denying yourself something special.


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