A Spirit of the Sun

It was an apocalyptic scenario: Multiple natural disasters hit Japan in quick succession, cleaving the island nation in two and turning the Japanese people into refugees. Now, tension mount between the Japanese living in Taiwan and its own native citizens as work becomes scarce and living conditions deteriorate. Genichiro Ryu, a Japanese refugee adopted by Taiwanese parents, must find a way to bring people together in harmony before long-simmering resentments erupt into a full-scale riot.

The Channel

August 10th, 2002 was the start of the cataclysm that would forever alter the destiny of Japan and its people as a series of natural disasters cleave the island nation in two.


Tensions between the Japanese and the Taiwanese intensify. Can rational minds prevail or will everything be swept up in an inevitable tide of conflict?