Omura is the other of the two main villains in the critically acclaimed film The Last Samurai. He is a business man from Japan who is assisting the Emperor in westernizing their country.


Because of the Emperor's interest in everything western, Omura has been hiring every western expert he can find, such as Dutch Architects, French Lawyers, and German Engineers. However, the samurai resent these changes and, although stilled remain loyal to the throne, refused to use guns. Because of the rebellion of the samurai, Omura hires American soldiers, such as Colonel Bagley and Captain Nathan Algren, to train an army to replace the samurai.