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Byousoku 5 Centimeter  
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Based on Makoto Shinkai's film, Byousoku 5 Centimeter follows the life of Tohno Takaki, Shinozaki Akari, and Sumida Kanae. The manga follows the three and their different view points as they chronicle their way through life.


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Associated Names
5 centimet tren giay
5 centimetara u sekundi
5 Centimeters Per Second
5 Centimetros por Segundo
5 centimètres par seconde
5 centymetrów na sekundę
5 centímetres per segon
5 cm al secondo
5 sentimeetrit sekundis
5 Sentimeter Per Saat
5 sentimetro bawat segundo
5 Zentimeter pro Sekunde
5 εκατοστά ανά δευτερόλεπτο
5 сантиметров в секунду
5 سم في الثانية
5 სანტიმეტრი წამში
5cm pro sekunde
Byousoku 5 Centimeters
Byousoku Go Senchimetoru
Másodpercenként 5 centiméter
Saniyede 5 Santimetre
Saniyədə 5 santimetr
Пять сантиметров в секунду
Секундына 5 сантиметр
Секундэд 5 сантиметр
प्रति सेकंड 5 सेंटीमीटर
초속 5센티미터

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Latest Release(s)
v.2 c.6-11 (v2) by Shini-tan Scans over 7 years ago
v.2 c.11 by Manga:Code over 7 years ago
v.2 c.11 by Shini-tan Scans over 7 years ago
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in Country of Origin
2 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Ends at Movie

User Reviews
Byousoku 5 Centimeter by Salieri_Hiyajo


User Rating
Average: 8 / 10.0 (281 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.85 / 10.0

Last Updated
November 3rd 2018, 11:02am PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Afternoon (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Vertical (1 Volume - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
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3 Month Pos #2525 increased(+50)
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Year Pos #4786 decreased(-86)

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On 415 wish lists
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by BadassOtaku
April 26th, 2016, 8:25pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
An excellent manga about love. I feel like it captures a reality that most in the genre don't; perhaps because it's too "sad" or "heartbreaking" as mentioned by others here.

But I don't think that's a negative. Unrequited love, distance and regrets are part of life, and this manga explores it in a short but really sweet manner. It reminded me of my own failed relationships and how emotional baggage can affect not just romance but one's life in general. We've all had struggles with direction and emotional balance in our lives. This manga just really struck a chord with me. I think I'll check out the anime and other media smile

... Last updated on April 26th, 2016, 8:30pm
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Good but dissapointed  
by morphin007
May 12th, 2014, 12:21pm
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
The story and the art are pretty good.
But I was hoping for something more cheerful and sweet. It's not a sad story, but it focus mainly on past, regret and moving on from them. Maybe only the 2 last page depict a bright futur even thought it's just suggested.
So ll in all I really enjoyed the story and the ending but I'm not found of that sort of story full of melancholy and past love with a good ending that we don't see except a premise that leave everything to our fantasy. That's why I'm dissapointed.

You could said that this story is about a guy that meet 3 girls at different times of his life (young, adolescent and adult) and how they took part in his life.

... Last updated on May 12th, 2014, 12:27pm
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by bakerygirl
January 23rd, 2014, 3:45am
Rating: N/A
Seeing the rave comments this manga had, I decided to give it a go. It may be because I am immature ,but, I just couldn't enjoy the manga. The pace was too slow, the main character is always angst ridden, the manga itself is depressing. I can go on about the list of things that irritated me.

anyway I will try giving this manga a shot after a few years to see if I can understand what the drama's all about.
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my problem...  
by jeffreymgibson
September 15th, 2013, 6:31am
Rating: N/A
The problem I have with stories like this is that either of them could of made their feelings known to the other if only they would open their mouth. Does it really take THAT much courage to tell someone you like them. No, she would rather sit in her hometown and sulk for a few years instead of gathering a small amount of courage and voicing her feelings. Even if rejected, at the very least you can close that chapter in your life and move on. its a small price to pay, but the reward could possibily be great. This type of plot is overused in manga and I no longer have any sympany for characters that wont open their mouth.
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Love it  
by blackmokona
May 10th, 2011, 9:19am
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
I have a thing against manga adapted from anime because they feel wrong footed in the medium when you see scenes you *know* work better in motion and incredibly awkward sequences that attempt and fail to create the source materials, but this is nothing like that. And it adds to the characters, especially in that the first act is much more nostalgic than the anime with the
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
first love letter thing
. It isn't as vibrant but the character designs are greatly improved -- that says more about the anime really.

What I like most about Shinkai is the atmosphere, and hey, the manga has it. Just look at the cover.

... Last updated on July 25th, 2012, 11:43am
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4 chapters. meh  
by Famas
May 2nd, 2011, 1:19am
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
It feels like right-holders suddenly remembered they could make more money by making copy-pasta manga-version of the anime. So they called some second-rate artist, some students to draw backgrounds for food and here we go - a manga. It's so much less than original anime.
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by Sukets
May 1st, 2011, 8:48pm
Rating: N/A
ok... I never watched the anime, but reading the manga is enough for me not watching it so soon...
No its not bad, its just sad, really sad. And I dont want to have to be an depressive zombie for like one week right now...
Maybe in vacations, but not so soon
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Love it and hate it...  
by kennyqua
April 29th, 2011, 1:22am
Rating: N/A
I watched the anime like many other out there and i really liked it. But even though i liked it i kinda disliked it too. It was just too heartbreaking. When i read the manga apadtion i kinda hoped that i might find it less heartbreaking but when i read it now it is just as sad as i remember it... Especially when you know the ending already.
The manga by it self is nice. If you haven't seen the movie/ anime you might find this a good read (based on chapter 1-3). The art is alright with detailed backgrounds and all. And the characters well... If it follows what i know about the movie is true here too then the characters aren't shallow.
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Why do I keep crying?  
by SailorPokemon
April 27th, 2011, 11:47pm
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
This is really such a sweet (not to mention sad) series.

Since the main two characters are really the only characters you learn about, you grow really attached to them. Hearing their stories through their letters to each other makes my eyes water... But then again that might just be because it's late at night. All in all, I think it's adorable, though heart-breaking at times.
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anticipating or duh?  
by yuno19
April 19th, 2011, 4:36pm
Rating: N/A
the anime is one, and might be the only one, that made me avoid it once i finished it. not that it wasn't good. in the contrary, it's really good, it's great! but the sadness the protagonist has to suffer is just unbearable. love suffering, which intensified in the last scene (ending song), plunged me into bluish-green melancholy.

and here comes the manga adaptation. and here i only talk about the anime. and here i remembered how sad the story was.
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