Hatsunori Hasegawa (Takamine Jokichi)Saburô Shinoda (Joji Sakurai)Hiroyuki Watanabe (Kentaro Kaneko)Misato Tanaka (Takako Omimura)Takuji Kawakubo (Sakichi Toyoda)Naomi Grace (Caroline)Sachiko Kokubu (Jun Takehashi)Rie Shibata (Hatsu Murai)Naomasa Musaka (Rokuro Murai)Yoshi Ando (Consular Official)Robert Scott Field (Translator)Kira Gurnée (Mrs.william Taft)Hidetoshi Imura (Korekiyo Takahashi)Eiji Inoue (Mizuno)Danny Jensen (Receptionist)TJ Kayama (Shintaro)Masami Kosaka (Taishikanin)Honey Lauren (Elliza Sidmore)
Takamine is a biopic about Dr. Jokichi Takamine, the late biochemist known for successfully crystallizing and isolating adrenaline, which is also called epinephrine. Dubbed the father of modern biotechnology, Takamine also produced Takadiastase, a digestive enzyme still used as an ingredient in medicines. He was also enthusiastic about establishing friendly relations between Japan and the United States. He was responsible for a gift of 3,000 cherry trees in the U.S. capital, Washington D.C.