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Centers around a blind former railroad worker named Yohei who becomes obsessed with finding the ancient country of Yamataikoku, home to the legendary shaman queen Himiko. His passion for finding it was first ignited when he uncovered ancient earthenware while making rail repairs after a flood. Now blind, he completely depends on his wife Kazuko to make sense of his maps and lead him through the Kyushu region where he believes Yamataikoku to be.
Based on a novel written by Kohei Miyazaki.