“5 Centimeters per Second” (Novel)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.