Today, we charge headlong into the two scenes that have needed the most extras: the School Festival Scene and the Cult Scene!! I’m super excited.
Engaging in tense production cost negotiations with Nishimura Eizo Producer Fukui-san (kidding).
Discussing a composite shot with Nishimura-san, Kazuno-san, and Fukui-san.
An Octopus!! Oc-to-pus!
An infamous item used on set to control spending on paper cups.
We dry them out by hanging them upside down.
Shioszaki-san!! Hmm! Hmm???
Stylist Kazuki Yunoki and her husband.
What’s this?! That looks like a sign from the legendary School Festival Executive Commitee! Is this a revival?
Heeeey! Isn’t that the Miyoshi Studio Barbecue Party Icon?!
Shimi-chan and Rei Sato?
It’s the Samurai Cafe “Aku Soku Zan!”
Yakisoba check! “Is this sauce from Hiroshima?”
Daisuke Sato from catering. He made us okonomi-yaki on set!
It turns out he’s one of the top three caterers in Japan.
Taco-yaki… and extras.
Nishimura-san giving directions. Growl!
Karasawa-san directing the action.
Original clear plastic folder and autograph.
A special thanks to all our volunteer extras.
The battle continues… The school festival unit at sundown…
Discussing the details of the next day’s schedule. Chief Shiozaki does the honors!