The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On

TitleThe Emperor's Naked Army Marches On
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1988
AuthorsHara, Kazuo
Running Time122 min
Date Released1988/05/15
DistributorImamura Productions
Publication Languagejapanese

This documentary follows WWII veteran Kenzo Okuzaki on his quest to uncover the tragedies of World War II that Japanese culture, society, and government often silence. Okuzaki charges Emperor Hirohito with war crimes for the death of his friends and other atrocities such as cannibalism, murder, and violence throughout the New Guinea campaign. He tracks down those involved or who have knowledge of the events.


Kenzo Okuzaki
Riichi Aikawa
Masaichi Hamaguchi
Toshio Hara
Shichiro Kojima
Masao Koshimizu


Distributed by Imamura Productions
Directed by Kazuo Hara
Produced by Sachiko Kobayashi
Cinematography by Kazuo Hara
Edited by Jun Nabeshima


Documentary, War

Alternate TitleYuki Yukite Shingun
Original Publicationゆきゆきて、神軍?
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