|“|| Now, Dad's gone too... He's dead too... Dad...
He was supposedly in the navy during World War II. Seita and his sister attempt to write to him several times during the film, but never receive a reply. Much later at the bank, Seita overhears that the Japanese has lost the war and that the entire fleet of ships has been sunk. Astonished, Seita finally realizes why his father hasn't written back.
Kiyoshi has brown hair. He wears a black captain hat and a black captain uniform. A photograph shows he wears a white captain uniform.
- Mrs. Yokokawa (Deceased Wife)
- Seita Yokokawa (Deceased Elder Son)
- Setsuko Yokokawa (Deceased Younger Daughter)