Breakthroughs and Failure The diesel engine that was to hold the company's fate.
Chapter 1Magokichi Yamaoka and the Beginning of Yanmar.
On March 22, 1888, Magokichi was born as the 9th child among 10 siblings in the village of Minami Tominaga, located in Shiga, Japan.
The first chapter tells the story of Magokichi's birth to how he develops the oil engine which goes on to become the foundation of Yanmar's business.
※ This is a Japanese manga. Read panels right to left.
Magokichi's Achievements and the Yanmar of Today the Legacy of Magokichi's aspirations.