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    “The Garden of Words” Keyframe Exhibit ufotable Cafe & DINING


    “The Garden of Words” Cafe (Keyframe Exhibit / Collaborative Menu)
    Venue: ufotable cafe (TOKYO and TOKUSHIMA)
    Dates: May 30, 2013 ~ June 16

    “The Garden of Words” DINING (Keyframe Exhibit / Collaborative Menu)
    Venue: ufotable DINING
    Dates: May 30, 2013 ~ June 18

    The Garden of Words keyframe animation exhibit held at gallery spaces. Also featured collaborative menus inspired by the work and original coasters as gifts for visitors.

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    “Makoto Shinkai Exhibit” Tower Records Shibuya


    “Makoto Shinkai Exhibit” Tower Records Shibuya
    Venue: Tower Records Shibuya 8F “SpaceHACHIKAI”
    Dates: May 22, 2013 ~ June 9

    Held to commemorate the opening of The Garden of Words, this exhibit featured stills, animation keyframes, storyboards, and image boards from Shinkai’s works up to The Garden of Words as well as screenings of a behind-the-scenes documentary and other related videos. In addition, a collaborative menu was featured in the TOWER RECORDS CAFE.

    Tower Records Online NEWS Page

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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.

    Special Page

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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.