What happens when two people love each other but just aren’t meant to be together? Takaki Toono and Akari Shinohara are childhood friends, but circumstances beyond their control tear them apart.
They promise to stay in contact, and although the progression of time widens the distance between them, the chain of memories remains ever-present. Byousoku 5 Centimeter is a romantic drama that focuses on the mundane and harsh reality of long-distance relationships. Stuck in the past and unable to make any new memories, Takaki and Akari cling to the hope of seeing each other again. They live their everyday lives half-heartedly, both hurting themselves and the people around them. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 3, 2007
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: ADV Films, Bandai Entertainment, Discotek Media, Crunchyroll
Studios: CoMix Wave Films
Genres: Drama, Romance, Slice of Life
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 – Teens 13 or older