GKIDS has announced that it has acquired North American rights to the following four anime titles by director Makoto Shinkai: Voices of a Distant Star, The Place Promised in Our Early Days, 5 Centimeters per Second, and Children Who Chase Lost Voices. GKIDS will release the anime later in 2022 on home entertainment platforms in Japanese with English subtitles and with English dubs.

Voices of a Distant Star premiered in Japan in 2002. ADV Films released the anime in English.

The Place Promised in Our Early Days premiered in 2004. ADV Films originally released the film theatrically in the United States and later on DVD in 2005.

5 Centimeters per Second premiered in Japan in 2007. Crunchyroll previously released the film on DVD in 2011 with the help of Bandai Entertainment. Discotek Media released a reissue of that version with new cover art.

Children Who Chase Lost Voices premiered in Japan in May 2011. Sentai Filmworks previously licensed and released the film in English.

Source: ANN