Satoru Mizushima

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Satoru Mizushima (October 11, 2012)

Satoru Mizushima (水島 総, Mizushima Satoru, born June 18, 1949 in Kakegawa, Shizuoka Prefecture) is a Japanese film maker and right-wing activist. He graduated from Waseda University majoring in German literature. He is also the main host of the right-wing Japanese media organization, Channel Sakura, which maintains an active YouTube broadcasting account "SakuraSoTV". He can often be seen and heard during nationalist rallies in Tokyo, especially during anti-Chinese protests. He denies Japan's destructive role in World War II.

In 1988, he released his first film, The Story of the Panda, about a Japanese woman who helps Chinese people raise a panda. In 1992, he released his second film, Goodbye Heiji, about a blind girl and her seeing-eye dog.

In 2007, he released The Truth about Nanjing, a film that denies the occurrence of the Nanjing Massacre.[1][2] In 2010 he was one of the founders of Ganbare Nippon.[3]


  1. ^ Hongo, Jun (2007-01-25). "Filmmaker to paint Nanjing slaughter as just myth". The Japan Times.
  2. ^ "revisionist nanking film now playing". Archived from the original on 2011-07-07.
  3. ^ "Japan's Nationalist Movement Strengthens". The Wall Street Journal. August 14, 2012. Retrieved August 20, 2012.