Also Called:Uchuu Kyoudai | Uchu Kyodai | 宇宙兄弟
Released on year:2009
In the summer of 2006, the lives of Mutta Nanba and his younger brother Hibito took a fascinating turn. Under the starry skies, they were captivated by the sight of a mysterious unidentified flying object soaring towards the Moon. This awe-inspiring moment ignited a shared dream within the siblings' hearts - they both swore to become astronauts. While Hibito set his sights on conquering the Moon, Mutta was determined to go even further, aiming for Mars. Fast forward to the present day, and life hasn't quite unfolded as Mutta envisioned. He finds himself diligently toiling away in a mundane automotive job, while Hibito journeys closer to being the first Japanese man to set foot on the Moon. However, destiny intervenes as Mutta unexpectedly loses his job, triggering an unforeseen opportunity that could finally bring him closer to catching up with his younger brother. The prestigious Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency, commonly known as JAXA, extends a rare invitation for Mutta to apply for their next astronaut selection process. Filled with self-doubt but resolute in his determination not to squander this once-in-a-lifetime chance, Mutta embarks on a bold and audacious journey to fulfill a promise made 19 years ago. This is his boundless opportunity to chase after his childhood dreams and prove his mettle in the vast expanse of space. With unwavering determination, Mutta sets forth on a thrilling and awe-inspiring quest, fueled by a burning desire to reach for the stars and overcome any obstacle that stands in his way.