Sasebo (佐世保 Sasebo-shi?)
After the First Battle of Mars, Akito sought refuge on Earth and became a cook at Saizou's restaurant located in the city of Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture. The Nergal Heavy Industries Underground Dock (ネルガル重工・地下ドック?), where Nergal Heavy Industries were building the ND-001 Nadesico is located in Sasebo and consists of the Yumihari Mountain Port (弓張岳頂上口?), an elevator running down Yumihari Mountain to a long Ocean Floor Tunnel (海底トンネル?) that has an opening at the Sasebo Bay Port (佐世保港口?).
On the intended launch date of the Nadesico, the Jovians concentrated their attack on the dock. Saizou and other Sasebo residents watched in the distance wondering what the Jovians were thinking attacking their city,