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-Battleship 'YAMATO'- by temma22 -Battleship 'YAMATO'- by temma22
-Battleship "YAMATO"-

He drew the sorrow that war began just before that.
That is why there is lowering atmosphere in the whole.

As you can see, this work is drawn based on enormous plan.
There is not a mistake to full length, sail and all of sizes.

From Japan, This work of art was drawn by Hideo Yamato who is famous japanes artist. He is my grandfather.

You can see all his works of art here.

Yamato (大和;), named after the ancient Japanese Yamato Province, was a battleship of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II, and flagship of the Japanese Combined Fleet. She was lead ship of her class. She and her sister ship, Musashi, were the largest and heaviest battleships ever constructed, displacing 72,800 tonnes at full load, and armed with nine 46 cm (18.1 inch) main guns.(wikipedia [link])

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christophersnook Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Yamato is one of my favourite battleships :)  My mind boggles at the thickness of her deck armour (up to 9.1 inches), let alone her 18.1 inch guns!
weretamer Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015
Now imagine that's is a Space Battleship oh wait, we already have :)
rikkuXchan Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
91,800 tons was the one i read on subsims, which is accurate? also, temma22.. your works are amazing, but your grandfathers is jaw dropping ._.

i surrender to the beauty of this masterpiece!!! O.O
Hyper-Battleship Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
I thought she was only 70,000 to 75,000 tons in weight? She was a beautiful ship. Too bad she sank. Would have been nice to visit her someday as a museum ship like the Mikasa or Missouri. Then again, the Nagato... She probably would have suffered a similar fate if she had not gone down.
GulfKiller101 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014
Yamato was beastly ship, shame Japan fought the allies in ww2, imagine if Japan, UK and USA had co-operated, their naval power would be unstoppable and would dominate the pacific!
rikkuXchan Featured By Owner Edited Sep 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
its America's fault japan went to war to begin with, America placed naval and commercial embargo's on japan's borders to stop import and export of the country as early as 1936, practically crippling japan's economy, japan was forced to rely on china who had been under Japanese occupation under the orders of the English parliament to maintain their stability and imported steel to build their warships to secure their trade routes and eventually support England against Germany in 1938 but this was changed by America's actions, therefore adjusting the plan to force America's grip off of japan.

however it was obvious that the restrictions were too cruel and unfair towards japan and so they declared to go to war with America who at the time was not part of the war and thus not an allied power, a draft was made to plan for the invasion of pearl harbor in 1939 and was finished a year after, at the time they employed all manners of deception and secrecy to ensure America would not catch wind of the Super Battleship class the Japanese were building and so they decided to initiate the invasion plan of pearl harbor without the Yamato which was undergoing sea trials at the time and even declared war to America weeks before the attack (America brushed it off believing that it was impossible for any Japanese ship to sail that far into the pacific, bunch of cocky bastards), the plan ended with pearl harbor crushingly defeated but America regained their foothold only because the IJN fleet retreated to the Solomon islands right after

had japan waited to initiate their plan and launched their entire pacific fleet right after the Yamato was ready japan would have secured and occupied pearl harbor and quickly made their way to any of the great cities of America's east coast, new york, San-francisco, Chicago, Los-Angeles.. the Yamato could moor itself right next to the golden gate bridge with its massive cannons aimed at the bridge, skyscrapers and city hall as president Roosevelt and gen. MacArthur sign the unconditional surrender of the United states of America.

if America wasn't so goddamned paranoid and weren't control freaks japan would have been an allied power alongside England, America would have never joined the war (despite that they did so very extremely little in ww2 outside of the pacific Theatre - don't believe the movies, America barely had any soldiers in Europe and the only events they participated in the normandy wall, the normandy landings of D-day, and the Siegfried Line, nothing else), America has yet to pay for any of their war-crimes, and believe me there are plenty of unanswered war-crimes that they've made.

also, almost every battleship the Japanese had in ww2 were built by the English, all much heavier and more powerful than the Treaty of Versailles allowed, the (navy active rosters>) Kongo, Haruna, Kirishima, Hiei, Ise, Hyuuga, Fuso, & Yamashiro were all English battleships made specifically for japan after ww1, only the Nagato, Mutsu, Yamato and Musashi were truly Japanese Battleships, it gives you an idea of the relationships Japan and England had before America became a total asshole to japan. (and btw im not being biased, i live in one of the countries that were occupied by japan in ww2 and my ancestors were raped and killed on the streets, but imperial japan back then and Japan now are very different people, just the same with Germany, so i forgave them eons ago, ironically America hasn't but they don't voice it out because they were the ones to did the mass-genocide of 600,000+ people with their atomic bombs, America never forgives and forgets, if they did they wouldn't have such abrasive relations with Russia even after Russia's soviet government collapsed and even after that disarmed their entire military and nuclear arsenal, they even lost the western territories to Europe because their economy had collapsed, and yet America still thinks they're a menacing threat, i cant give enough f*cks to them, it will never be enough.

Japan was one of the countries who disliked the implementation of the Treaty of Versailles that was being placed into the axis powers at the time, all countries that participated in the axis powers in ww1 and all countries that do not approve of the treaty will recieve its massive restrictions, for the axis it was permanent, but for the rest it was limited to 35 years, Japan was once part of the Mighty Five (sort of like the primordial UN at the time) and left the Fold after expressing their concern for the unfairness of the treaty upon the axis, england agreed with japan's sentiments but believed it was necessary to pacify any future wars (which on the contrary started the base motivation for the germans in ww2), thus england supported japan to help build their military might as peace-keepers of the southeast pacific by building all manners of warships and civilian ships and weapons of all kinds as well as food and resources, japan's peacekeeping actions towards china's civil war against their monotheistic monarchy was authorized and justified directly by England, another member of the Mighty Four (renamed after japan left)

< Legend: The "Mighty Four", once known as the "Mighty Five" were the primordial variant of what is now known as the United Nations comprised of America, England, France, Russia and Japan, they were the superpowers of the time and were instrumental in peacekeeping operations throughout the world and in world war 1, after Japan left the Organization was renamed the "Mighty Four", they were dissolved after ww2 with the declaration of Prime-Minister Winston Churchill to found a new peacekeeping organization named "The United Nations" >

(btw to the american peeps, peace - i only hate your nearly communistic over-dominating double standardizing self-centered pseudo-omnipotent government, i'm sure there are some good people among the american populace.. i'd love to see the CIA/NSA arrest/kill me for my freedom of speech, go ahead and try guys, it'll turn into a bloody scandal!! xD )
Anzac-A1 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015
You can't blame America of making Japan go to war. Japan did that on their own. That's like the Allies "made" Germany go to war, when they didn't.
rikkuXchan Featured By Owner Edited Sep 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
America pretends they're a "free country" but they've been more like the old communist Russia or the Nazi reicht over the past 20 years, I'm sure everyone knows what this means, America's government has been indoctrinated by the Nazi remnants, their "Free Country" no longer exists, they don't even follow their own bill of rights or bill of the constitution anymore and don't even respect the laws and regulations any other country and always keep stepping out of their jurisdiction and always think they can just walk into any country by force with their entire military like some self righteous autonomous peace-keeping assholes, the American empire shall fall soon, and their own people will be the countries end, the American people will be the prosecutors and governments imperial dictatorship will end.

(if you think theirs no dictatorship your sadly mistaken, America has been taking steps to make the government autonomous and act as a monolith since the 70s, independent of the central government or congress, capable of operating without the president, therefore the president of America is only a figurehead, the true leader of America is a splinter cell within America's own government, one that controls all the military power, intelligence and media, and one that can take America with a coup d'etat swiftly at any time.. my best educated guess is the secretary of defense, the CIA, or NSA..)
Hyper-Battleship Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
The Government is pretty crappy (as an American), however, that said. Its rather far from Autonomous. Its mainly just who has the most money. Corporations fund campaigns for the presidents and senators and reps. And sadly, the only people really taking the action of voting are the extremists. And that, ladies and gents, is how the Tea Party were able to take the helm. America, since the 70s, has severely cut the taxes of the upper class, letting the richer become richer and the poorer, who can barely afford to even pay anything, stay that way because their taxes are high as well. Not to mention the rich don't usually get taxed as highly as they should be because offshore accounts have half the taxes federal banking taxes do. Given our crime rate and defense spending is out of control (because of lack of Police Department funding and to be honest, we have basically become the LAPD and NYPD of the world [to non-Americans, those two organizations are why you hear about excessive force and Police on FOX so much], we may not have our shit together solving other counties' problems). But that does not mean we are THAT close to falling apart. Gas prices are low, the job market is picking up, and we are greeting four new carriers into our fleet (which is ridiculous since our naval defense spending is being cut again). However, we are rather free compared to some other countries and we do have, for the most part, ease of access to electricity, telecommunications, water, food, and shelter. I will be the first to say that we have had many freedoms stripped since 9/11 and even more during ISIS' threats. However, I will remind other nations that we still have the right to protest peacefully, petition the government, impeach leadership, have fair trials, and revolt when it suites us (Most noticeably the million mask march). The United States can act as she wants and can be a giant flaming bitch (pardon the bad language), but one little violation of the Constitution, one fuck up, and the whole lot of congress is dangling at our leisure. The people always have had the power of the vote and the power of petition. Its the Corporations that have the power of money, corruption, bribery, and from time to time, the power to make a president win. They vote mostly republican because the republicans support tax cuts and free trade as opposed to Democratic liberalism and socialism. A socialist republic is not a communism or a fascist Reich. It is simply the best of Communism and a Republic poured into one. Free Community College and Healthcare is something offered in most European countries and Canada. America is just so anti-tax that we don't want any increase in taxes, no matter how expensive healthcare and college is. So when someone has a great idea and wants to implement this idea that will cost a lot of money and require and increase in tax during peace time, you can see how much of a problem this can be for extremist Republicans who are backed by some of the richest corporations of the world. Then you have the news raging about it because they are paid to get angry about it and then the people get all fired up about it and finally you have protests that turn bad because someone threw something at the police and the police got violent. Then they blame the president for starting the whole mess in the first place. Republican presidents, on the other end of the spectrum, try to keep America's economy going so we don't collapse like Mexico or Argentina. So they end up taking drastic measures like... Invading Iraq for oil. Bummer, no? The motives are pure, but the ends never justify the means if killing hundreds means a nickle off gas. So it all comes down to money. Because America is capitalist, money can literally get you anything but happiness. It can kill hundreds for Oil, it can buy you a puppet leader, it can make things free for others. But things like building prisons, moving ships, and invading countries cost a lot of money. So to keep the machine that is America alive, you need to always find another way to save or get money.

That is what is wrong with our country. Shit's expensive because we made it so and we act like giant pricks on the geopolitical scale because we want more money to pay for the expensive shit.
DemonDogMarine1960 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
This is my all time FAVORITE painting of this Infamous ship!! Great Job!!
The-Nuclear-Pegasus Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Awesome! I love the Yamato.^^
DeathoftheUndying Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazingly epic.
Chibirou Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2012
I love this picture ... It's a wonderfull ship with an amazing crew.
lukem78 Featured By Owner May 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful representation of an excellent subject!
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Keydan Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011
One of the few supper-heavy line ships ever built, sadly these days only the Russian Kirov class and carriers remain to be the behemoths of seas.
Yumaboy1814 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2011  Hobbyist
Made a model of Yamato's sister ship Musashi it is one of the coolest looking battleships ever good pic.
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Gryphon2001 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011
I always thought Yamato and Musashi were the two most Beautifully-Designed Warships ever Built. My Grandfather was in the U.S. Navy in that War, and he said everyone was Afraid of
those Ships, even the Officers admitted that the Missouri-Class
Battleships would be in trouble. Aircraft ended the Battleship for
All Navies.
KoKoaLover1 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's actaully the Iowa Class (Fast) Battleship. The Yamato's were truely monsters
Gryphon2001 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2011
Yeah, you're Right.. I'm only a Casual
Reader of Naval History. I missed a chance to Buy (at a used Bookstore) a
Book that was about the Yamato, and it
had almost All of the Factory Blueprints
and Specifications.. I don't remember the Title or Author, but it was what
the Book Trade calls a "coffee table"
Book, a huge, high-quality volume with
Extensive Pictures, about a single Subject. The Bookstore wanted $200, I
came back the Next Week and it was Gone.
dinobatfan Featured By Owner May 24, 2010
This is and incredible piece of art and a very fitting tribute to a great ship! :)
achmedthedeadteroris Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2010
this is amazing this paint is so beautifull it musst hang in a art museum!
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Lioness-Nala Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2009
Wikipedia is a poor resource - Yamato class at full battle displacement over 72 809 ts (73 978 m.t.) could maintain 26 knots max (not 27,4 as Wikipedia wanted).
I don't like "Yamato" so much personally, cos she was poorly designed battleship.
She was only big - nothing more...
But your paint is so wonderful. I would like to see a larger version of it.
KoKoaLover1 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
She made 27 knots, had armor that ranged from 18-20 thick, and her hull design was actually an advanced design. That's why her deck went lower towards the bow.
Lioness-Nala Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2011
She never made 27 knots in operational history at battle displacement.
At the time of her final battle, she made 25,8 knots at 72 809 ts.
Her hull was obsolete with poor-quality armor on it (even site armor was not face-harded, lol!) - it was not modern design.
Underwater protection system and damage control system was totally obsolete, just like her fire control system or anti-aircraft weapons.
Modern design warships were N. Carolina, S. Dakota and Iowa class battleships or Alaska class big-heavy cruisers at the time.
KoKoaLover1 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah right
Pwesty Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2009
WOW! This is very nice! Would you consider do the DKM Bismarck?
Dissociative-Soul Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2009
I can't believe how amazing this is
CUTANGUS Featured By Owner May 27, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
It's a great Masterpiece.
Doing this, you honoured the Yamato and his crew that sacrificed his lives for his sacred Homeland.
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