Lieutenant Makoto Yamamoto is another very straitlaced bythebooks military man. Yamamoto is the first officer on the Soyokaze and tried mightily to interject an air of professionalism to the outfit. Constantly enraged by Tylors lack of discipline and his loose command of the troops Yamamoto spends much of his free time in the medics office taking tranquilizers and making use of the neurocleanser. Yamamoto sees Tylor for what he is a bumbling fool but is torn between the unwritten soldiers code of supporting and obeying your superior officer and telling the UPSF brass what is REALLY going on. He is always on the lookout for a chance to get some form of command hoping to get a ship of his own one day.