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The Wind Rises movie
Even though Jirou Horikoshi’s nearsightedness prevents him from becoming a pilot, he also leaves his team to study aeronautical engineering at Tokyo Imperial University for a simple goal: to design and construct airplanes like his protagonist, Italian aircraft leader Giovanni Battista Caproni. His arrival at the capital complies with the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, where he saves a maid serving the family of a young woman called Naoko Satomi; this devastating event marks the start of two decades of social unrest and malaise leading up to Japan’s ultimate surrender in World War II.For Jirou, the decades leading to the creation of his notorious Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter airplane will examine each fiber of his being. His many travels and life experiences just urge him even as he understands both the function of his creations from the war and the harsh realities of his private life. As time marches on, he has to face an impossible question: at what price does he pursue his lovely fantasy?