The Garden of Words

The Garden of Words (2013)

Lost in life. Found in love.

  • Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 2013-05-31
  • User Rating: 7.6/10 from 1316 ratings
  • Runtime: 0h 46min
  • Language: 日本語
  • Production Company: CoMix Wave Films
  • Production Country: Japan
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Takao, who is training to become a shoemaker, skipped school and is sketching shoes in a Japanese-style garden. He meets a mysterious woman, Yukino, who is older than him. Then, without arranging the times, the two start to see each other again and again, but only on rainy days. They deepen their relationship and open up to each other. But the end of the rainy season soon approaches...

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Writing Makoto Shinkai Screenplay
Directing Makoto Shinkai Director
Camera Makoto Shinkai Director of Photography
Editing Makoto Shinkai Editor
Writing Makoto Shinkai Writer
Visual Effects Makoto Shinkai Color Designer
Art Makoto Shinkai Storyboard Designer
Sound Eiko Morikawa Sound Effects
Visual Effects Kenichi Tsuchiya Animation Director
Visual Effects Kenichi Tsuchiya Character Designer
Production Noritaka Kawaguchi Producer
Sound Daisuke Kashiwa Music
Art Hiroshi Takiguchi Art Direction
Sound You Yamada Sound Director
Production Ai Niinuma Casting
Production Sawako Todoroki Casting
Visual Effects Youko Miki Color Designer
Sound Motohiro Hata Theme Song Performance