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    “Makoto Shinkai Exhibit” Koumi Museum of Art


    Venue: Koumi-machi Kougen Museum of Art
    Dates: September 15, 2012 ~ November 25

    Exhibitions of stills, storyboards and animation keyframes from works including Children Who Chase Lost Voices, 5 Centimeters Per Second, The Place Promised In Our Early Days, Voices of a Distant Star, and She and Her Cat in addition to screenings.

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    “5 Centimeters per Second” (Novel)


    Author: Makoto Shinkai
    Publisher: KADOKAWA / Media Factory
    Date Published: November 15, 2007
    Price: ¥1,300 + tax
    Publication Date: October 25, 2012
    Price: ¥495 + tax

    Makoto Shinkai’s first novel, building upon the film version through delicate depictions of “his” and “her” emotions and thoughts that had been left untold in the film. Published as a hardcover after serialization in “Da Vinci”, and published as a paperback 5 years later.