Garden of Words Trailer. Makoto Shinkai’s Garden of Words / Kotonoha no niwa (2013) movie trailer stars Miyu Irino and Kana Hanazawa. Garden of Words‘ plot synopsis: “We have met, for each of us to walk forward. 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…”
The animation looks beautiful in this film.
On the people behind the scenes:
Kenichi Tsuchiya is designing the characters and overseeing the animation process. Hiroshi Takiguchi is serving as the art director, and Daisuke Kashiwa is composing the music…Motohiro Hata contributes the theme song “Rain” with lyrics and music by Senri Oe.
On the emotional concepts in the film:
Shinkai previously wrote that The Garden of Words will be his first story about love in the traditional Japanese meaning of the word. Originally, “love” was written as “lonely sadness” (koi), and, according to Shinkai, the modern concept of “love” (ai) was imported from the West. While his new film is set in the modern era, it will be about koi in the original “lonely sadness” meaning — of longing for someone in solitude.
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