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Anime Profile: 5 Centimeters Per Second

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5 Centimeters Per SecondByousoku 5 Centimeter (秒速5センチメートル)5 Centimeters Per Second
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5 cm per Second
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5 cm/sec
1 movie (3 short films - Ōkashō, Cosmonaut, and Byōsoku 5 Centimeter)1 movie (3 short films - Ōkashō, Cosmonaut, and Byōsoku 5 Centimeter)
March 4, 2008March 3, 2007
ADV FilmsMakoto Shinkai, CoMix Wave Inc.
Makoto Shinkai
Makoto Shinkai
Akari Shinohara Akari Shinohara
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Kanae Sumita Kanae Sumita
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Takaki Tōno Takaki Tōno

Last I checked, this anime was available on DVD at Amazon.

Description: 5 Centimeters Per Second

5 Centimeters Per Second is the latest film from Makoto Shinkai (Voices of a Distant Star) and tells of the lives, loves, and struggles of three different people, Takaki, Akari and Kanae.

Divided into three short films, 5cm per Second shows how friends can begin together, but begin to drift apart as time goes on. Takaki and Akari are best friends and Kanae is a fellow student who has feelings for Takaki, but all of them begin to separate as life splits them apart. As they think and remember each other, their relationships build and change as the story moves from each of their viewpoints and the people around them as well.

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