Animation, Asides, Music
Baku Hashimoto takes various types of Japanese mochi on a morphing stop-motion adventure in this hunger inducing music video for imai track 'Fly'.
DN talks to Jon Frickey about cultural appropriation, language barriers & wrestling with complicated storyboards for his charming animation 'Cat Days'.
Cara Delevingne stars as a skateboarding, bag loving, Parisian in Shishi Yamazaki's gorgeous animated film for CHANEL’s Gabrielle bag campaign.
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
Visual artist TAKCOM explains how he blended western street culture and Japanese tradition for his unsettling journey into suburban dread.
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
Inspired by the wheelchair and contemporary dance, Yasuhiro Tamura's kinetic short challenges the notion that endeavour inevitably leads to reward.
Completely over-the-top and beautifully choreographed, 'Tokyo Tribe' is the feature-length rap-musical we’ve all been waiting for.
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
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
“Koukou is a visual work based on an abstract animation synchronized with a song comprising the unique syllabic sounds of the Japanese language, without
No matter the species, sometimes you just need a Hug as Saki Iyori demonstrates in this gorgeously heart warming animation.
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