Bonus Round: 5 Centimeters Per Second

Holy crap, this movie is gorgeous. The sky, the sky! Fucking brilliant. It was pictures of the skies in this movie that convinced me to watch this, and it wasn’t a mistake.

I haven’t watching anything anime-ish in quite a whole, and it took me a little while to slip back into the groove of reading subs. It’s a bit like riding a bike though – it can be difficult to pick back up again, but you don’t really forget. And the stories…well, the stories reminded me of the good bits of being a teenager deep in the throes of emotion, without really bringing up my sourness on the subject. And that’s a rare thing.

I don’t even really have anything else to say. If you have a taste for the beautiful and bittersweet, watch this. You won’t regret it.

Good:

  • There are so many lines early in this movie that hit me really hard, but quoting them out of the context made them hollow, so I gave up.
  • Fucking nerd children talking about science shit. Cute.
  • Imagine the station master. ‘Oh shit, now there are two kids here, and they are both crying. Fucking great.’
  • ‘I wonder when I got into the habit of writing messages to nobody?’

Bad:

  • I started watching this on DVD, but what is the point in watching such a pretty movie in 480p?
  • Public transport┬áthat waits if a connecting service is running late? THAT SOUNDS FAKE.
  • Oh, Sakai, girl. I feel that.
  • Windows Vasta
  • SUDDEN MID-MOVIE CUT TO AN OPENING STYLE MUSIC MONTAGE
  • Wait…that’s the end? Fuck you movie, I was NOT DONE with Story 3 yet.

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