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Hayabusa: The Long Voyage Home (2012)

Hayabusa: Harukanaru kikan (original title)
From the Sumitomo Corporation website "HAYABUSA: The Long Voyage Home" a film in whose production Sumitomo Corporation participated, premiered on January 19 at United Cinemas Toyosu, one of ... See full synopsis »


Tomoyuki Takimoto


Kazuma Yamane (based on the book by), Takuya Nishioka (screenplay)


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Credited cast:
Ken Watanabe ... Shunichiro Yamaguchi
Yôsuke Eguchi ... Fujinaka
Yui Natsukawa Yui Natsukawa ... Mari inoue
Yukiyoshi Ozawa ... Kamata
Yuri Nakamura ... Natsuko matsumoto
Hidetaka Yoshioka Hidetaka Yoshioka ... Yasuo moriuchi
Renji Ishibashi ... Ohshita
Tatsuya Fuji ... Marukawa
Tsutomu Yamazaki ... Hiroshi higashide
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stephen Blackehart ... Dr. Curtis Wilson
Ichirô Hashimoto Ichirô Hashimoto
Yûsuke Ishikawa Yûsuke Ishikawa ... Kogure
Ippei Kanie Ippei Kanie
Mika Kitajima Mika Kitajima
Yoshimasa Kondô Yoshimasa Kondô


From the Sumitomo Corporation website

"HAYABUSA: The Long Voyage Home" a film in whose production Sumitomo Corporation participated, premiered on January 19 at United Cinemas Toyosu, one of the theaters operated by United Cinemas Co., Ltd., a Sumitomo Corporation subsidiary. The film was previewed on all 12 of United Cinema Toyosu's screens by about 2,500 audience members. During the stage greeting, held in front of one of the largest screens in Japan, a Megastar Super Planetarium system replicated a view of outer space by extending a star-filled sky over the entire theater. * Based on the true story of the Hayabusa asteroid probe, which collected samples from the asteroid Itokawa in the world's first-ever sample return after landing on a solid-surfaced celestial body outside Earth's gravisphere, the film depicts the Japanese scientists and engineers of Team Hayabusa facing up to the numerous desperate challenges that arose during the probe's 7-year, 6-billion-kilometer voyage through ...

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]





Release Date:

11 February 2012 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Hayabusa See more »


Box Office


$20,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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