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Iwao Yamamura (山村 巌 Yamamura Iwao) is a fisherman who runs the village's liquor seller and the father of Miwa Yamamura.

Personality[]

Yamamura is a very proud man he loves fishing and/or anything sea related, and himself. He seems to have a god complex, during episode four he makes Seishuu Handa write his boat name as"Yuigadokuson-Maru" meaning "I am Holy" or "I am God". Miwa Yamamura tells Seishuu that her father doesn't tolerate failure and is very frightening when he is angered.

Overview[]

Yamamura is first seen in episode 3 on the boat during the mochi-picking event. He is evidently an important part of Miwa Yamamura's life. Miwa and Iwao are similar, both are foul-mouthed, outspoken people who do what they what want. But they too, despite not knowing how to say it, care deeply for those around them and each other.

Etymology[]

  • The name Iwao means "rock, crag, boulder" (巌).
  • Iwao's surname Yamamura means "mountain, hill" (山) (yama) and "town, village" (村) (mura).
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