What went wrong?
Nothing. It's the best anime film of the century so far
Are you asking how could they lose a war they waged against the entire world from some puny islands after inventing a nice airplane?
The answer's staring you right in the face.
If you like catching on fire.
Pearl harbor plan didn't achieve its real goals and it just made the US population go from isolation to full scale war for revenge. You woke the sleeping bear.
Well, they though they could get away with treason and a shitty plane that's only good at turnfighting.
They bought it on themselves.
>Shall we expect some transatlantic military giant, to step the Ocean, and crush us at a blow? Never!--All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined, with all the treasure of the earth (our own excepted) in their military chest; with a Buonaparte for a commander, could not by force, take a drink from the Ohio, or make a track on the Blue Ridge, in a trial of a thousand years.
Abraham Lincoln, a brilliant man, but also a misguided Isolationist.