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.
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.