Top 10 awesome movies like Senkan Yamato that you will enjoy watching
You just finished watching Senkan Yamato and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Yutaka Abe, Tôru Abe and Minoru Arita . Here goes the list -
- Kike wadatsumi no koe: Nippon senbotsu gakusei shuki
- Emperor Meiji and the Great Russo-Japanese War
- Snow in the South Seas
- Hawai · Maree oki kaisen
- Tsuchi to heitai
- Hana no Byakkotai
- Karafuto 1945 Summer Hyosetsu no mon
- Raigekitai Shutsudô
- Ningen gyorai kaiten
- Oba: The Last Samurai
Meiji Tenno portrayed the ramp up to the Russo-Japan War. In addition to showing the political events that led to war, it also showed the era from the story of a farm family in rural Japan who sent their son off to war. As such, it could be considered an anti-war movie, showing how, while war is devised by governments, the people do not really understand what war is, and it's combatants often do not know what they are fighting for.
This movie, created by Kunio Watanabe, Kanjûrô Arashi and Kusuo Abe, scores 6.0 on IMDb.
Genres - History | Drama | WarWatch Trailer
When a boy who is in the navy college returns home for vacation he meets his young cousin who also wants to join in order to become a pilot. However, the younger man's mother is antagonistic knowing the folly of war. When the younger man recruits his cousin to speak to the mother the enlisted man is successful and the mother relents. The younger cousin is soon in the navy and training to become a pilot. He graduates too, but one night loses his friend yet has no time to reflect on the event as japan draws nearer to war with the West. The pilot and his fellow pilots are told to embark on a mission, but initially not told their purpose or destination. Only later it is revealed that the destination is Hawaii, USA. Pearl Habour looms.
This movie, created by Kajirô Yamamoto, Denjirô Ôkôchi and Yatarô Kurokawa, scores 6.6 on IMDb.
Genres - History | Drama | War
The Great White Tiger Platoon was part of the Aizu clan's last ditch efforts to stop the advance of Imperial troops after the fall of the Tokugawa Shogunate. Their story is one of the great tragedies of the Boshin War (1868-1869).
This movie, created by Katsuhiko Tasaka, Raizô Ichikawa and Takeshi Hanayagi, scores 5.7 on IMDb.
Genres - War
During the end of World War 2, a group of Japanese soldiers fight on after US forces capture most of the island. They refuse to surrender and continue to resist after the Emperor surrenders.
This movie, created by Cellin Gluck, Yutaka Takenouchi and Markus Waldow, scores 6.5 on IMDb.
Genres - Drama | War