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Welcome Home Hayabusa 

おかえり、はやぶさ
Okaeri Hayabusa 

Role: Kento Ohashi (大橋健人) 

Director: Katsuhide Motoki
Writer: Arisa Kaneko 

Synopsis

Kento Ohashi is a novice ion engine developer working on a team that is launching the unmanned Hayabusa spacecraft into outerspace. His father Isao (Tomokazu Miura) was the leader of a previously failed space probe named Nozomi. Now, Kento pursues his dreams and his father's while experiencing the unexpected surprises that comes with the Hayabusa's 7 year odyssey.

Source: Asianwiki.com

Details

Based on the true story of the unmanned Hayabusa spacecraft launched by JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) in 2003.

Film shot in 3D.

Released in cinemas 10th March 2012 (Japan).

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