Otoko-tachi no Yamato (2005)
Movie: Otoko-tachi no Yamato
- Director: Jun’ya Sat
- Stars: Takashi Sorimachi, Shid Nakamura, Y Aoi, Takahiro Fujimoto, Jun’ichi Haruta, Ryo Hashizume, Ryz Hayashi, Hiroyuki Hirayama, Hirotar Honda, Hisashi Igawa, Ssuke Ikematsu, Kenji Kaneko, Hiroshi Katsuno, Ksei, Ken’ichi Matsuyama
- Release Date: December 17, 2005
- Run Time: 145 min
- Genre: War
On April, 6th 2005, in Makurazi, Kagoshima, Makiko Uchida seeks a boat in the local fishing cooperative to take her to the latitude N30, longitude L128, where the largest, heaviest and most powerfully armed battleships ever constructed was sunk on April, 7th 1945; however, her request is denied. She meets by chance the captain Katsumi Kamio of the fishing vessel Asukamaru and discloses that she is the stepdaughter of Officer Nagoya Uchida and Kamio immediately accepts to take her in the risky journey. While traveling with Makiko and the fifteen year-old Atsuchi, Kamio recalls and discloses the story of and his close friends that served on board of the battleship until the final suicidal mission in Okinawa. When they reach the spot where was sunk, he considers that he finally reached the end of the Showa era.