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Makoto Shinkai is Overrated

Posted in Anime with tags , , , on November 9, 2009 by djwhack03

I recently watched 5 Centimeters per Second due to its stellar reviews and almost unanimous praise. However, when I finished watching it, I didn’t think it was that good. If I were to compare this movie to a sandwich, the phenomenal backgrounds and lighting would be the fluffy delicious bread surrounding the soggy lettuce and bland turkey that was the story and characters. Sure you could remove the unsatisfying filling, but in the end, just like eating bread by itself, 5 cm/s was unsatisfying fluff.

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