Makoto Shinkai’s newest film trailer, The Garden of Words

2013.02.21 13:43:11 by andy category : Games & Anime Tags :Anime Film Garden of Words Japan Makoto Shinkai trailer

The first trailer for Makoto Shinkai’s newest work is now available from CoMix Wave Films. The Garden of Words (Kotonoha no Niwa) is a story of the traditional Japanese word for love, Koi, meaning lonely sadness.


We have met, for each of us to walk forward.

Takao was skipping high school, sketching shoes in a Japanese garden trying to become a shoemaker, when he encounters a mysterious older woman, Yukino. Without meaning to they end up meeting again and again but only on rainy days, deepening their relationship and opening up to each other. But the end of the rainy season soon approaches…



Director, original story: Makoto Shinkai (5 Centimeters Per Second, Voices of a Distant Star)

Character design, animation director: Kenichi Tsuchiya

Art Director: Hiroshi Takiguchi

Music Composition: Kashiwa Daisuke

Voice Cast: Miyu Irino (as Takao), Kana Hanazawa (as Yukino)

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