Japanese published sources indicate that the Model 33 design study was turned into a study of catapult-launching of the Ohka from submarines--as perhaps learned from the already existing M6A1 Seiran
special attack aircraft operating from the 1-400 Class aircraft-carrier submarines.
By Mike Derderian, Star Staff Writer Adorned with Japanese manuscripts scribed by the hands of Yanagida Seiran
, Darat Al Funun's showroom walls gently echoed with the murmur of a Tokyo story written 51 years ago.
On the other hand, it is difficult to fathom why the book includes the Japanese Seiran
which, while providing a fascinating tale, never flew a combat mission.