THE EMPEROR IN AUGUST (Nihon No Ichiban Nagai Hi Ketteiban), historical drama film adaptation of non-fiction novel "Ketteiban Nihon no Ichiban Nagai Hi" by Kazutoshi Hando. THE EMPEROR IN AUGUST centered in July 1945, during which the end of World War II, Japan was forced to accept the Potsdam Declaration. Cabinet meeting continued for days and nights, but the decision still can not be made. The US dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. General Korechika Anamu make the right decisions and the Emperor of Japan began to worry about the people. The Prime Minister Kantaro Suzuki chaired the meeting, while Secretary Hisatsune Sakomizu can not do anything, he could only watch.