- Movie: Fukushima 50
- Romaji: Fukushima 50
- Japanese: Fukushima 50
- Director: Setsuro Wakamatsu
- Writer: Ryusho Kadota (nonfiction novel), Youichi Maekawa
- Release Date: March 6, 2020
- Runtime: 122 min.
- Genre: Based on True Story / 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami
- Distributor: Shochiku, Kadokawa Pictures
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Story takes place over 5 days from March 11 to March 15, 2011.
A magnitude 9.0 earthquake strikes at 2:46 PM on March 11, 2011. The earthquake triggers a giant tsunami that hits the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Toshio Izaki (Koichi Sato) works at the nuclear power plant and he must make a difficult decision. Masao Yoshida (Ken Watanabe) is a manager at the nuclear power plant. He manages the situation as best as he can and communicates with the company headquarters. The Japanese Self-Defence Forces moves in, as as does the U.S. armed forces. Meanwhile, 50 workers stay at the site and fight to contain the horrific disaster.
- Based on the nonfiction novel “Shi no Fuchi o Mita Otoko: Yoshida Masao to Fukushima Daiichi Genpatsu no 500-nichi” by Ryusho Kadota (published November 24, 2012 by PHP Institute).
- Filming begins late November, 2018 and finishes late January, 2019.
|Koichi Sato||Ken Watanabe||Hidetaka Yoshioka||Narumi Yasuda|
|Toshio Izaki||Masao Yoshida||Takumi Maeda||Mari Asano|
central control room
|Shohei Hino||Mitsuru Hirata||Masato Hagiwara||Keisuke Horibe||Hisahiro Ogura|
|Hisao Omori||Shigeru Hirayama||Kazuo Igawa||Katsuji Kano||Kota Yano|
|Masato Wada||Masanori Ishii||Masaki Miura||Arata Horii||Yuta Kanai|
|Akira Honda||Yasuaki Kudo||Shinji Naito||Masaki Nishikawa||Koji Miyamoto|
|Shuichiro Masuda||Kunihiro Suda|
|Hiroyuki Komiya||Jun Yamagishi|
emergency countermeasure room
|Naoto Ogata||Sarutoki Minagawa||Ryo Ono||Kazuhiko Kanayama||Yoshihisa Amano|
|Shoichi Nojiri||Nobuyuki Higuchi||Akira Sasaki||Norikazu Igarashi||Manabu Mochizuki|
Tokyo Electric Power head office
|Yasunori Danta||Eisuke Sasai|
|Goro Takemaru||Hideki Onodera|
|Shiro Sano||Akio Kaneda||Mantaro Koichi||Kenichi Yajima||Kenji Anan|
|Prime Minister||Chief Cabinet Secretary||Chairman of Japanese Nuclear Safety Commission||Director of Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency||Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry|
|Special Adviser to the Prime Minister|
|Dankan||Riho Yoshioka||Yasuko Tomita||Masane Tsukayama||Takumi Saito|
|newspaper reporter||Haruka Izaki||Tomoko Izaki||Keizo Izaki||Dai Takizawa|
|Yuri Nakamura||Shigeru Izumiya||Yasuyuki Maekawa||Daniel Kahl|
|Kana Maeda||Matsunaga||Hidekatsu Henmi||Johnny|
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