10th December, 2018
Animator Dante Zaballa tells DN about immortalizing his jaunt to the land of the rising sun in delightfully charming animation 'My Trip to Japan'.
Animation, Asides, Music
16th April, 2018
Baku Hashimoto takes various types of Japanese mochi on a morphing stop-motion adventure in this hunger inducing music video for imai track 'Fly'.
7th April, 2018
DN talks to Jon Frickey about cultural appropriation, language barriers & wrestling with complicated storyboards for his charming animation 'Cat Days'.
7th March, 2018
Cara Delevingne stars as a skateboarding, bag loving, Parisian in Shishi Yamazaki's gorgeous animated film for CHANEL’s Gabrielle bag campaign.
31st January, 2018
Mackenzie Sheppard joins us to discuss being taken hostage at gun point & the other challenges of shooting a short with a drone as the central character.
Art & Fashion, Music
29th May, 2017
Visual artist TAKCOM explains how he blended western street culture and Japanese tradition for his unsettling journey into suburban dread.
20th March, 2017
Japan-based Director Mackenzie Sheppard joins us to discuss camera choices and the challenges of 360° filmmaking for his Pony Pony Run Run music video.
Art & Fashion
5th December, 2016
Inspired by the wheelchair and contemporary dance, Yasuhiro Tamura's kinetic short challenges the notion that endeavour inevitably leads to reward.
8th May, 2015
Completely over-the-top and beautifully choreographed, 'Tokyo Tribe' is the feature-length rap-musical we’ve all been waiting for.
3rd January, 2014
Shoko Hara and Paul Brenner’s graduate thesis animation Abita, poignantly tells the story of Fukushima children who dream of being able to play in an
4th November, 2013
Japanese filmmaker Koji Aramaki animates a glorious medley of shapes and colours in this promo for Julien Mier’s Super Tropic Tramp.
Animation, Art & Fashion
29th March, 2013
“Koukou is a visual work based on an abstract animation synchronized with a song comprising the unique syllabic sounds of the Japanese language,
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