Anime Limited License 5 Centimetres per Second and Children Who Chase Lost Voices From Deep Below for UK Release

Following on from announcing the release details of Weathering With You distributor Anime Limited went on to reveal that they have licensed Makoto Shinkai’s older titles 5 Centimetres per Second and Children Who Chase Lost Voices [From Deep Below] for UK distribution in the near future.

Both 5 Centimetres per Second and Children Who Chase Lost Voices From Deep Below (otherwise known as Journey to Agartha) have previously been released on Blu-Ray and DVD in the UK via Manga Entertainment, with the latter being released by KAZE Entertainment; but now Anime Limited plans to release them both on Blu-Ray in the near future. Anime Limited have not provided a release window, or details on what to expect from each product, but they have been confirmed for a Blu-Ray release.

5 Centimetres per Second: Beginning with the lyrical image of cherry blossoms falling at five centimeters a second Makoto Shinkai paints a breathtakingly vivid tableau of young love, desire, loss and hope. Told in three breathtaking chapters we follow the young dreamer Takaki through his life as cruel winters cold technology silence and finally adult obligations and responsibility converge to crush the delicate petals of true love. Finding beauty in everyday objects and moments Shinkai reveals he is a master of animation and haunting beautiful storytelling. Fall in love with this gorgeous thoughtful film hailed by critics and audiences alike for its beauty truth and innovation in animation.

Children Who Chase Lost Voices [From Deep Below]: When she hears a strange song from a crystal radio, Asuna tunes into more than just a magical stream of music. Soon, she is transported to a mysterious world where mythical beasts roam and brave warriors fight for their lives. Agartha is a land of breathtaking beauty and unimaginable danger – a place where, it is believed, even the dead can be brought back to life. But at what cost.

Further news about each of these titles will be revealed at a later date, but you can see the official confirmation through the Anime Limited Blog.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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