Chi no Shio Yamamuro Gunpei


Native title: 地の塩 山室軍平
Movie: Chi no Shio Yamamuro Gunpei
Country: Japan
Release Date: Oct 21, 2017
Duration: 1 hr. 47 min.


Yamamuro Gunpei was born in 1972 to a poor farming family. At a young age he was adopted, because his family was so poor. At the age of 15, he left his adopted home and moved to Tokyo to study. There, he learns about the spirit of charity in Christianity. He heads to Kyoto to enroll at the Doshisha Seminary. Gunpei Yamamuro works with The Salvation Army and becomes the first Japaneseofficer of the Salvation Army.