Director: Makoto Shinkai
Studio: CoMix Wave Films The Byousoku 5 Centimeter anime movie is about Takaki Toono and Akari Shinohara who grow up together. By the time they reach high school, there is a gap between them and their childhood friendship has faded. They grow apart because of a difference in social status and their interests. By the time they reach high school, Byousoku 5 Centimeter could be interpreted as an anime about growing up and leaving your friends behind. The Byousoku 5 Centimeter movie is set largely over the course of one night. Byousoku 5 Centimeter is a love story but it isn’t about the pursuit of love, rather, Byousoku 5 Centimeter is about what happens after you find your significant other. Byousoku 5 Centimeter details the relationship between Takaki Toono and Akari Shinohara who are childhood friends separated by a social gap.