The Garden of Words

Sentai Unveils December 2020 Home Video Anime Releases

Do you reside in North America, and are eager to hear which anime will be available for purchase in the month of December 2020 before planning your holiday season gift / anime binge purchases? US-based anime publisher...

From Complete Collections to Steelbooks, Sentai Unveil November 2020 Physical Releases

With streaming services such as HIDIVE, CrunchyRoll, AnimeLab and many others depending on where you live, fans of Japanese anime no longer need to wait years after airing to watch the latest series. But, perhaps you love...

Yen Press to Publish Novelisation of ‘The Garden of Words’ in English This Month

Premiered at the annual Gold Coast Film Festival, the short animated feature film The Garden of Words (Kotonoha no Niwa - 言の葉の庭) highlighted the visual creativity of both director Makoto Shinkai and the animation studio CoMix Wave Films. While it...

Sentai Filmworks Bring Twelve Anime Feature Films to Steam

Although Steam is primarily a digital distribution platform for video games, it is clearly a lot more versatile than just allowing downloads of purchased video games. One company highlighting this is Sentai Filmworks, the North American anime licensor and...

The Garden of Words – DVD / Blu-ray Anime Review

Despite Australia playing host to the world premiere of Makoto Shinkai's latest masterpiece The Garden of Words during the Gold Coast Film Festival 2013, a month before it was even screened in Japan, the country has had to wait...

Reel Anime 2013 Review – The Garden of Words

With Reel Anime 2013 having started in states across Australia beginning today, I have taken this opportunity to rewatch the film and produce this slightly enhanced review of it - which should tide over until the English dubbed release assumingly...

Madman Entertainment Unleash Reel Anime 2013 Promotional Trailer Building Into September / October 2013 Film Event

For those who have missed all my previous articles on the event, Australian anime publisher Madman Entertainment confirmed earlier this year that they have converted their biennial Reel Anime event into an annual event, and rather than having the...

Music Video for The Garden of Words Image Song “Koto no Ha” Released With Comments by Director Makoto Shinkai

The Garden of Words / Kotonoha no Niwa is the latest film premiere from acclaimed Japanese director Makoto Shinkai that was premiered at the Gold Coast Film Festival in Australia last April and has since been screened and released in a...

Madman Entertainment Confirm Fourth Reel Anime 2013 Title to Be Garden of Words – the Latest Film from Legendary Director Makoto Shinkai

The Garden of Words is a rather special animated film to Australia in that it held its world premiere on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia more than a month before its first cinematic release in Japan. While the film...

Sentai Filmworks to Host Makoto Shinkai at Anime Expo 2013 for The Garden of Words English-Dub Premiere

While it may not be as big as this years Gold Coast Film Festival that hosted the world premiere of The Garden of Words a month before even Japan had it screening in cinemas, Sentai Filmworks are aiming towards...

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