The Place Promised in Our Early Days/YMMV

Everything About Fiction You Never Wanted to Know.

  • Crowning Music of Awesome: The violin solo, especially during the 'making contact' scene in the hospital.
  • Fridge Brilliance: Suppose that Sayuri had never told Takuya about her dream of a white airplane while they were at the train station. This dream was actually a vision of the future, where Hiroki flew the plane to save her from the tower's projections into her brain. Then he wouldn't have brought her to see the Velaciela and then the three of them would never have made a promise in the first place.
  • Fridge Horror: The film ends in an apparently happy note. The film starting with a now-adult Hiroki going through an Aomori that is not a post-apocalyptic irradiated Hellhole is also strong evidence that not only did he land successfully, but World War Three ended without going nuclear. But... At a minimum, most of Hokkaido just got wiped out because the two leads were wasting time having a touching moment instead of launching the missile, including possibly Okabe's family. Also, even if the war stayed conventional until its end, there's still the question of how many people got killed before peace was achieved.
  • Tear Jerker
  • Woobie: Sayuri