Movie directed by Makoto Shinkai. Cinematography by Makoto Shinkai. Gallery includes movie stills featuring Miyu Irino as Takao Akizuki (voice), Kana Hanazawa as Yukari Yukino (voice), Fumi Hirano as Takao's Mother (voice) and Takeshi Maeda as Takao's Brother (voice). 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.