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Garden of Words

Garden of Words

The Garden of Words is a 46-minute Japanese anime film produced in 2013 by CoMix Wave Films and directed by Makoto Shinkai. It starred Miyu Irino and Kana Hanazawa, and featured music by Daisuke Kashiwa instead of Tenmon, who had composed the music for many of Shinkai's previous films. The theme song, "Rain", was originally written and performed by Senri Oe in 1988, but was remade for the film and was sung by Motohiro Hata. It was adapted to manga with illustrations by Midori Motohashi and later novelized by Shinkai, both in the same year as the film. The film focuses on Takao, an aspiring 15-year-old shoemaker, and Yukino, a mysterious 27-year-old woman he keeps meeting at ... more on Wikipedia

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