Custom/DIY artists for Miao and Mousubi
 
 

orn on new year’s eve in 1966.

Graduated from Musashino Art University.

Made his debut as a commercial film director in 1992.

He shot his fist short film “Promise of August” in 1996.

He made his feature film debut with “Samehada Otoko to momojiri musume (aka Sharkskin Man and Peach Hip Girl)” in 1999, followed by “PARTY7” in 2000.

In 2004, he directed “Cha no Aji (aka The Taste of Tea)” (Screened in the 2004 Cannes Film Festival) and in 2005, “FUNKY FOREST–The First Contact” with

Shuichiro Miki and ANIKI.

His latest feature film “Yamano anata” (http://www.yamano-anata.jp/) is in the theater on May 24. 2005.

He is also a member of the Directors Guild of Japan and the Association of Scenario Writers Japan.

WORKS

Animation HAL&BONS(Full CG Animation)

TRAVA?FIRST PLANET episode1(Animation)

KILL BILL(Animation part Character design)

New HAL&BONS(Full CG Animation)

Mole-brothers Full Throttle(Full CG Animation)

Film

Promise of August(Short film)(1995)

YUBARI INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL
(GRAND PRIX “SECTION OF FANTASTIC VIDEO FESTIVAL”)

Sharkskin Man and Peach Hip Girl (1997)

Hawaii International Film Festival

International Film Festival Rotterdam

Sydney Film Festival

PARTY7 (2000)

Filmfest Hamburg

Raindance Film Festival

Stockholm International Film Festival

The Taste of Tea (2003)

Hawaii International Film Festival(GRAND PRIX)

Festival Du Film Belfort

(The Best Foreign Feature & Best Feature Public Award)

NY Asian Film Festival (Audience Award)

FUNKY FOREST THE FIRST CONTACT (2006)

San Francisco Independent Film Festival

Hong Kong International Film Festival

Brazil Indie Film Festival

Mar Del Plata International Film Festival

My Dariling of the Mountains(2008)

TV Yonimo Kimyo na Monogatari (BLACK ROOM)

SMAP×SMAP MUSIC POWER GO!GO!?Damon-kun’s episode

PV SMAPBIRDMAN FLY(PV)

 

TV-CM KRIN LEMON BLACK Revenge of Monster Blacks

11th Holland Animation Film Festival (Grand Prix ‘’TVCM Category’’)

www.nicerainbow.com