At what speed must I live in order to see you again? Takaki is a young man on a journey from Tokyo to reunite with his childhood best friend, Akari. This film travels through three interconnected tales of love and lost innocence that span the minutes and months of their lives. 5 Centimeters Per Second, the speed at which cherry blossoms fall from the trees, reminiscent of the pace of life as our lives intermingle.
The title 5 Centimeters Per Second refers to the speed at which petals fall and acts as a metaphor for the nature of love and human relationships.
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In addition, Discotek revealed that they will release both 5 Centimeters Per Second and Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture on Blu-Ray. The company previously released both on DVD.
The movie's focus is about two people named Takaki and Akari, following them as they mature. It is divided into three episodes that together, comprise the movie. The first part, "Cherry Blossoms", follows Takaki's reflections on his relationship with Akari while they were children. The second act, "Cosmonaut", leaves Akari to depict Takaki as a teenager and is told from Kanae Sumida's perspective. The final part, which is also called "5 Centimeters Per Second", shows them as young adults, in a montage set to the famous Japanese pop song "One More Time, One More Chance".