Animated Movie (2013)
Also known as:
The Wind Rises (internatinal title)
Le vent se lève (french title)
Voices depending the country.
A fictionalised biography of Jiro Horikoshi, designer of the Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter aircraft which served in World War II.
Note: This is an animated film. The aircraft shown in it are therefore not actual aircraft, however, where a reasonable depiction of an actual aircraft has been created, it has been identified as best as possible.
- 1 Fictional Dream Machine
- 2 Fictional Zeppelin
- 3 Caproni Ca.3
- 4 Caproni Ca.48
- 5 Caproni Ca.60 Noviplano
- 6 Mitsubishi Army Type Ki 1 Trainer (Hanriot HD-14)
- 7 Mitsubishi 1MF2
- 8 Mitsubishi Navy Type 93
- 9 Tupolev TB-1
- 10 Junkers F 13
- 11 Junkers G 23
- 12 Junkers G 38
- 13 Mitsubishi Ki-20
- 14 Caproni Ca.90
- 15 Caproni Ca.73
- 16 Mitsubishi Ki-1
- 17 Mitsubishi G1M1
- 18 Mitsubishi Experimental 7-Shi
- 19 Mitsubishi G3M
- 20 Polikarpov I-15
- 21 Mitsubishi B1M3
- 22 Nakajima A1N1
- 23 Mitsubishi A5M concept
- 24 Mitsubishi A5M prototype
- 25 Boeing B-29 Superfortress & Unidentifiable Japanese Fighter
- 26 Mitsubishi A6M Zero
- 27 Nakajima G8N
- 28 Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa
- 29 See also
An agressive Zeppelin (as during the World War I, Japan was of the Entente Powers, against German Empire).
Caproni Ca-30 is a post war identification.
Caproni Ca.60 Noviplano
The Caproni Ca.60 Noviplano was a nine-wing flying boat intended to be a prototype for a 100-passenger trans-atlantic airliner. First and single flight on 4th March 1921.
A realistic portrait of Giovanni Battista Caproni.
Mitsubishi Army Type Ki 1 Trainer (Hanriot HD-14)
Jiro Horikoshi recently graduates as ingineer in 1927. This is the first aircraft he could quickly see at the Mitsubishi factory.
On the top of the picture.
During the travel through Soviet Union, the japanese engineers saw a flypast.
Behind the Junkers F 13 we can guess what seems to be a trimotor. At this time, the only Junkers trimotor was the Junkers G 23 (and the wider G 24) but the engines were slighty different and the propeller were a three blade one on the center with two two blade ones on the wing's engines.
The Mitsubishi G1M1 (also known as Mitsubishi Ka.9) was unique and led to the G3M bomber.
Mitsubishi Experimental 7-Shi
This carrier fighter has the company designation 1MF10.
(also known as Mitsubishi Ka.14).
Unlike the serial Mitsubishi A5M, the prototype had an inverted gull wing.
Boeing B-29 Superfortress & Unidentifiable Japanese Fighter
A stricken B-29 is chased by japanese twin engined fighters; probably Kawasaki Ki-45 or Mitsubishi Ki-46.
A Zero (at right) with various bombers and transport wrecks.
Among the wrecks, a wing with two engines (but no float). Japan has a single land-based four engine airplane, the Nakajima G8N.
And clearly a Nakajima G8N at right.