5 Centimetres Per Second
Director Shinkai Makoto's 5 Centimeters Per Second is a very interesting
anime experience that really goes beyond the stereotypes of this genre
and creates a rather memorable and eye catching movie.
The main theme of
5 Centimeters Per Second is "love" and Shinkai carefully created three
chapters about the two main characters at different points and times in
their life. All three chapters are quite emotionally charged that takes
the viewer on a journey of love and separation in some extremely
My only gripe with the storytelling is that the
middle chapter becomes slightly disjointed from chapters 1 and 2,
however it successfully finds itself again with chapter 3.
star for me in 5 Centimeters Per Second is the amazing artwork which
looks like a painting come to life from the subdued watercoloureskew
artwork to the warmth of the lighting that only assists in drawing you
in on this emotional rollercoaster ride.
In conclusion 5 Centimeters Per
Second is anime story telling at its best that we would happily
recommend to not only lovers of anime but also those lovers of