International Title
Zero Pilot
Japanese Title
 大空のサムライ
 [Ozora no Samurai]
Production: Toho
Distributor: Toho Japan: 1976
  Time: 102 minutes
 
Initial US Title
 Zero Pilot
US Distributor: Toho (1984) Time: -
Alternate Movie Titles:
Samurai of the Sky [Literal Translation]



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Details
Based on the true story of Saburo Sakai, naval aviator and ace pilot in the Pacific War. As he witnesses his comrades die left and right, Sakai must struggle with the passions of his youthful subjects as well as face the ultimate battle for survival over Guadalcanal.

Staff
Directed by Seiji Maruyama
Writing credits Katsuya Susaki, Saburo Sakai
Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka
Music by Toshiaki Tsushima
Cinematography by Rokuro Nishigaki, Sokei Tomioka
Film Editing by Yoshitami Kuroiwa
Production Design by Juichi Ikuno, Yasuyuki Inoue
Assistant Director Hideyuki Inoue
Director of Special Effects Koichi Kawakita
Cast
Saburo Sakai Hiroshi Fujioka
Sasai, Lieutenant Taro Shigaki
Saito, Captain Tetsuro Tamba
Hanada Hisocho Junshi Shimada
- Natsuyo Kawakami

- Akihiko Hirata
- Takeo Chii
- Ren Yamamoto
Monster Appearances Aliens, SDF, Misc
None N/A

Posters

DVDs and Blu-Ray
Region 2 Samurai of the Sky: Deluxe Version Geneon (2007)

Reviews
Alexander Smith Star Rating
January 13, 2013