Life and Death on the Shore is available in: Japanese [Original] on Netflix Japan


Set in 1945 at the end of World War II. Saku (Kento Nagayama) arrives on Kakeromajima as the head of navy special forces. He is admired by the children on the island and he is interested in learning the island song as well as drinking with his men. Toe (Hikari Mitsushima) is an elementary school teacher on Kakeromajima and she has feelings for Saku.

A captain of a suicide squadron and a teacher share a secret love along the island shores of Amami as the waning moments of the Pacific War draw near.


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Umibe no sei to shi (2017)
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Director: Michio Koshikawa
Writer: Miho Shimao (based on the novel by) Toshio Shimao (based on the novel by) Michio Koshikawa (screenplay) Kumiko Kakehashi (screenplay)
Stars: Hikari Mitsushima Kai Inowaki Masane Tsukayama Kento Nagayama
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Genre: Drama
Released: 29 Jul 2017
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