Zero

Japan Release: 1984
Running Time:
128 minutes

Zero


Japanese Title

零戦燃ゆ
[Zerosen Moyu]

Distributor: Production:

Toho
Toho

The story of the World War II era Mitsubishi A6M Zero, Japan's most used fighter plane during the war. Told through the eyes of the young pilots and the engineers who support them, documenting the initial development of the Zero, the trump card of the Imperial Japanese Navy when introduced, to it's downfall at the hands of a much more powerful military rival...

Live Action

Box Office - Stock Footage - DVDs - CDs - Pictures - Background - Concept Art - Cut Scenes - Reviews

Titles

International Title

Zero

Initial US Title

Zero
US Distributor: - / Time: -

Alternate Titles

Zero Fighter Burns
[Literal Translation]

 


Staff

Cast

Directed by Toshio Masuda
Writing Credits Ryozo Kasahara, Kunio Yanagida
Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka
Music by Harumi Ibe, Yujiro Ishihara
Cinematography by Rokuro Nishigaki
Film Editing by Yoshitami Kuroiwa
Director of Special Effects Koichi Kawakita
Shoichi Hamada Daijiro Tsutsumi
Kunio Mizushima Jun Hashizume
Shizuko Yoshikawa Yu Hayami
Manbei Shimokawa Yuzo Kayama
Isoroku Yamamoto Tetsuro Tamba
Jiro Horikoshi Kinya Kitaoji
Kofukuda Teruhiko Aoi
Sone Masaaki Daimon
Ugaki Takeshi Kato
Miyano Yuki Meguro
Ine Hamada Yoko Minamida
Teruo Tojo Shin Takuma
Douglas Macarthur Bill Ross
- Yoshio Aoki
- Shigeru Koyama
- Hiroko Maki
- Shinsuke Mikimoto
- Koji Moritsugu
- Shoji Nakayama
- Makoto Sato

Posters


Box Office

Release Date: August 11th, 1984 (Japan)
Budget: ¥1,500,000,000 / $6,000,000 (Japan, Rough Figure)
Distribution Earning: ¥600,000,000 / $2,500,000 (Japan, Rough Figure)

DVDs and Blu-rays

Japan Region 2 Zero Fighter Burns Toho (2003)

Background and Trivia

  • On March 20th, 1986, Toho registered the film with the US copyright office with the registration number PA0000284312. The film was submitted under its international title, Zero, and its Romaji title, Zerosen Moyu.

Reviews

Alexander Smith Star Rating
September 21, 2012