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Dr. Hugo Junkers is a minor character in the movie The Wind Rises directed by Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli.

He is a German aircraft engineer and a founder of Junkerswerken. He was one of the mainstays of the German aircraft industry in the years of World Wars.

He signs a contract in 1925 with the company Mitsubishi Koukuuki. So Jiro Horikoshi and Honjo could travel to Nazi Germany for study. His models Junkers F.13 and Junkers G.38 help the Japanese company to design their own planes Mitsubishi G3M and Mitsubishi A5M.

Later on in the story Castorp tells Jirou in Karuizawa that Junkrs gets in trouble with Nazi Germany. 1933 he was force to sell half of his company to the government and to leave his home in Dessau.

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