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Bandai Announces 5 Centimeters Per Second Release

The Makoto Shinkai anime title gets a new home video release

By Chris Beveridge     February 15, 2011

5 Centimeters Per Second
© Bandai Entertainment

Bandai Entertainment has finally scheduled the retail release date for Makoto Shinkai's Five Centimeters Per Second on DVD after releasing it exclusively through their online store for awhile now. The release is set for April 26th of this year for a retail price of $24.95 for the feature and it's extras. The bilingual edition will have several extras with aStoryboard Edition, Anime Music Video directed by Makoto Shinkai, Theatrical Trailers, Cast Interview, Makoto Shinkai Interview being touted. 

Plot summary: At what speed must I live in order to see you again?

Takaki is a young man on a journey from Tokyo to reunite with his childhood best friend, Akari. Join him on a voyage into three interconnected tales of love and lost innocence spanning the minutes and months of their lives. Five centimeters per second is the speed at which cherry blossoms fall from the trees, reminiscent of the pace of life as our lives intermingle.


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