With Makoto Shinkai's The Garden of Words opening in Japan on May 31, NTV aired his earlier The Place Promised in Our Early Days, with a special presentation of the first five minutes of the new feature. Check it out after the jump.
If anyone ever tells you that anime is all the same, have them look through Section 23's August release list. Between Makoto Shinkai's Garden of Words, Masamune Shirow's Dominion Tank Police, sci-fi fishing series tsuritama, and Gainax's Shonen Jump manga adaptation Medaka Box, you couldn't ask for a more diverse collection of anime. Get the details after the jump.
A chance encounter becomes so much more in Sentai Filmworks’ newest acquisition: The Garden of Words. From acclaimed filmmaker Makoto Shinkai (Children Who Chase Lost Voices, The Place Promised in Our Early Days), comes a new work of life, love and the spaces between. The Garden of Words is directed by Makoto Shinkai and features character designs by Kenichi Tsuchiya with music by KASHIWA Daisuke.
Sure to please fans of anime with a distinctive, artistic touch, Sentai Filmworks has acquired Makoto Shinkai's (Children Who Chase Lost Voices, The Place Promised in Our Early Days) "work of life, love and the spaces between," The Garden of Words. The feature will be available soon through select digital outlets with a home video release on bilingual Blu-ray and DVD to follow later this year. More after the jump.
Global Shinkai Day, which celebrates the work of master animator Makoto Shinkai, has become an annual tradition here at Crunchyroll. And this year, a new title will be added to the list of anime that will be available for viewing: Makoto Shinkai’s latest anime, Children Who Chase Lost Voices. Read on for full details!
Unbalance Corporation has begun selling 5 Centimeters per Second Film Art Book I: Oukasho and Book Ⅱ: Cosmonaut on the American iTunes stores. A third is currently available in Japan. Art from Makoto Shinkai's 2007 anime movie is presented, set to the movie's background music. Slide show and clocks modes are offered. Get a look after the jump.
Anime auteur Makoto Shinkai (5 Centimers Per Second) has unveiled his first trailer for new "spectacle of visual-literature for the digital age" Kotonoha no Niwa, or, as it will be known in English, The Garden of Words. The "story of 'sad loneliness' older than 'love'" promises to examine a relationship of a type that predates Japan's importation of the Western concept of love. Get an early look after the jump.