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    FUKUSHIMA 50 Info and Photos From Kadokawa

    Photo courtesy of Kadokawa Pictures. ©2020

    Source: Kadokawa Pictures Official Site: (Japan)


    Kadokawa Pictures has provided information and photos for their new movie, FUKUSHIMA 50 ??????????, Fukushima Fifuti). Based on the non-fiction novel by Ryusho Kadota, the drama follows 50 workers at the Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant as they face a critical situation due to the Great East Japan Earthquake.

    Theatrical poster. Image courtesy of Kadokawa Pictures. ©2020

    FUKUSHIMA 50 is directed by Setsuro Wakamatsu (WHITEOUT, THE UNBROKEN). Koichi Sato (UNFORGIVEN, TIME TRIP APP, HIT ME ANYONE ONE MORE TIME) and Ken Watanabe (INCEPTION, RAGE, GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS) head an all-star cast. STORY At 2:46 pm on March 11, 2011, the Great East Japan Earthquake occurred. It caused the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident. What happened at the plant? What is the truth? This is the story of the workers who continued fighting at the forefront as the destruction of eastern Japan approached... The Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant was beset by a giant tidal wave beyond expectations. The power plant suffers complete power failure, and with the atomic reactors no longer being cooled a meltdown can not be averted. Toshio Izaki (Koichi Sato) is the on duty manager of the No.1 and No.2 plants busily overseeing the atomic reactors. Facility chief Masao Yoshida (Ken Watanabe) is in overall command. Despite their efforts and those of others on site, the situation continues to grow worse. A nuclear meltdown draws ever closer, threatening to irradiate a radius of 250 km and threaten the lives of 50 million people.

    Teaser poster 1. Image courtesy of Kadokawa Pictures. ©2020
    Teaser poster 2. Image courtesy of Kadokawa Pictures. ©2020

    CREDITS Japanese Theatrical Release Date: Friday, March 6, 2020 (Nationwide Roadshow) Running Time: 122 Minutes Cast Toshio Izaki: Koichi Sato Masao Yoshida: Ken Watanabe Takumi Maeda: Hidetaka Yoshioka Shoichi Nojiri: Naoto Ogata Hisao Omori: Shohei Hino Shigeru Hirayama: Mitsuru Hirata Kazuo Igawa: Masato Hagiwara Haruka Izaki: Riho Yoshioka Tomoko Izaki: Yasuko Tomita Dai Takizawa: Takumi Saito Prime Minister: Shiro Sano Mari Asano: Narumi Yasuda Staff Director: Satoshi Wakamatsu Original Story: Shi no Fuchi o Mita Otoko: Yoshida Masao to Fukushima Daiichi Genpatsu no 500-nichi by Ryusho Kadota (Published by Kadokawa Bunko) Screenplay: Yoichi Maekawa Producers: Shinichiro Inoue, Shigeo Minakami, Yoshikazu Tsubaki, Naohiko Ninomiya Music: Taro Iwashiro Production Company: "Fukushima 50" Film Partners Distributors (Japan): Shochiku, Kadokawa ©2020 "Fukushima 50" Film Partners

    Photo courtesy of Kadokawa Pictures. ©2020
    Koichi Sato as Toshio Izaki. Photo courtesy of Kadokawa Pictures. ©2020
    Ken Watanabe as Masao Yoshida. Photo courtesy of Kadokawa Pictures. ©2020
    Photo courtesy of Kadokawa Pictures. ©2020
    Hidetaka Yoshioka as Takumi Maeda. Photo courtesy of Kadokawa Pictures. ©2020
    Narumi Yasuda as Mari Asano. Photo courtesy of Kadokawa Pictures. ©2020
    Photo courtesy of Kadokawa Pictures. ©2020

    About Kadokawa Pictures, Inc.

    Kadokawa Pictures is part of Kadokawa Shoten, which forms the axis of the expansive KADOKAWA CORPORATION. Kadokawa Shoten has maintained the company’s traditions since its founding, while continuously seeking to innovate at the same time. With their core operations based in publishing and film, represented by the Kadokawa Paperback, Kadokawa Pictures, and Kadokawa Anime labels, they continually release a wide range of content targeted to all age groups.

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