Battle of the Japan Sea


2h 8m 1970

Film Details

Also Known As
Nihonkai Daikaisen
MPAA Rating
Release Date
Jan 1970
Premiere Information
Los Angeles showing: 30 Oct 1970
Production Company
Toho Co.
Country
Japan

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 8m

Synopsis

At the turn of the century, diplomatic relations between Japan and Russia are broken when, following the Boxer Rebellion, Russia refuses to remove its troops from Manchuria. Admiral Togo, commander-in-chief of the combined Japanese fleet, plans to destroy the Russian Asiatic fleet at Port Arthur and Vladivostok and sends Commander Hirose to blockade Port Arthur. Despite an attack by Japanese land forces, the Russian fleet runs the blockade to join the Vladivostok squadron. In Oct 1904, the Russian Baltic fleet, led by Admiral Rozhdestvenski, leaves Libau; Togo assumes they are headed for the Japan Sea. On May 27, 1905, the Japanese fleet soundly defeats the Baltic fleet in the Tushima Strait before the Russians can reach embattled Port Arthur.

Film Details

Also Known As
Nihonkai Daikaisen
MPAA Rating
Release Date
Jan 1970
Premiere Information
Los Angeles showing: 30 Oct 1970
Production Company
Toho Co.
Country
Japan

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 8m

Quotes

Trivia

Notes

Released in Japan in August 1969 as Nihonkai Daikaisen.

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 1970

Released in United States October 1970

Released in United States Fall October 1970

Released in United States October 1970 (Shown in Los Angeles October 1970.)