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2013-05-31T00:00:00Z
Kotonoha no Niwa

Kotonoha no Niwa

The Garden of Words

2013   •  AT-X  •   45 minutes
8.2/10
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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 ... More
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Other Titles: 言の葉の庭, The Garden of Words, Koto no Ha no Niwa, The Garden of Kotonoha
Sub Genres: Teacher x Student, Place, Time, Earth, Asia, Japan, Tokyo, Present, School Life, Daily Life, Cooking, Coming of Age, High School, Longing, Full Hd Version Available, Short Movie, Bullying, Summer, Older Female Younger Male, Age Difference Romance, Shinjuku, Slice Of Life, The Effects Of Time And Distance On Human Relationships, Stand-alone Movie... more, Seinen, Time Skip, Following One`s Dream, Character Driven, Psychological, Storytelling, Dialogue Driven, Season, Melodrama, Remastered Version Available
Air Date: 05/31/2013
Country: JP
Type: Movie
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Before any plot spoilers, I want to emphasize that "The Garden of Words"/"Kotonoha no Niwa" is visually stunning. Plants being struck by raindrops have never looked better. It makes you want to spend your afternoons in a classic Japanese garden. For animation alone, it's worth a try.

***SPOILERS BELOW***

As for the plot, I had trouble with parts of the central premise. Yes, in the end a lonely teenage boy and a depressed young woman meet, make each others' lives a little better, then part with no guarantee they will meet again, and with no romantic consummation. I was happy read more

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April 08, 2019 - by Chuah Aaron
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with visuals as stunningly realistic as makoto's, it's easy to forget you're watching an anime, and simply get lost in the mood of the garden. shinkai paints a poignant picture of uncertainty and isolation slightly tucked away from a busy city school. a tale of dreams and fears shared and broken, ultimately heading to new beginnings after the brilliantly rendered storms and droplets.. read more
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Valentin Păunei (ValiGseven) Valentin Păunei (ValiGseven) 10
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amega futtara kimi wa kokoni todomatte kureDearouka?"i was practising how to walk on my own"




 
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