Last Operations Under the Orion
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- Movie: Last Operations Under the Orion / Battle Under Orion
- Romaji: Manatsu no Orion
- Japanese: 真夏のオリオン
- Director: Tetsuo Shinohara
- Writer: Yasuo Hasegawa, Harutoshi Fukui, Tsukasa Ikegami (novel), Kenzaburo Iida (novel)
- Release Date: June 13, 2009
- Runtime: 119 min.
- Movie Studio: Toho, TV Asahi
- Distributor: Toho
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Capt. Takayuki Koramoto (Hiroshi Tamaki) leads a Japanese submarine as it engages an American destroyer off the coast of Okinawa during the waning days of World War II.
- Based on Tsukasa Ikegami's novel "Raigeki Shindo Juukyuu-ten-go".
- "Last Operations Under the Orion" was filmed with the joint cooperation of the JSDF and U.S. Navy. For the U.S. destroyer, the "USS Slater" moored on the Hudson River in Albany, NY and the "USS Hurst" now under Mexican ownership were used.
|Hiroshi Tamaki||Keiko Kitagawa||Yoshikuni Dochin||Yuta Hiraoka||Eisaku Yoshida|
|Takayuki Koramoto||Izumi Kuramoto / Shiduko Arisawa||Yoshihiko Arisawa||Makoto Tsubota||Shinsaku Kuwata|
|Toru Masuoka||Mitsuru Fukikoshi||Masaya Kikawada||Taiga||Taku Suzuki|
|Toshio Tamura||Hiroshi Nakatsu||Hajime Toyama||Katsumi Suzuki||Goro Akiyama|
Additional Cast Members:
- Kimito Totani
- Akiko Nagayasu
- Tomofumi Okumura
- Mizuho Suzuki
- Yoshinobu Yamada - Koji Okayama
- Honoka Asada
- David Barnes - Sailor 3
- Eric Weidman - K-gunner