8/23 Production Snapshot Diary

September 15, 2012
Today we’re shooting action scenes again at Nikkatsu Studios.
Checking today’s course of events, Production Chief Mio Nakajima-san.
Clapperboard and storyboard.
Make-up Department.
Costume Department.
Plastic coloring…huh?
Gift #1.
Gift #2.
smart Editor-in-Chief Ota-san also dropped by.
Gift #3.
Gift #4. So many gifts today!
The “Bijutsu Techo” Editorial Team. From left: Yoko Fujita-san, Atsushi Fukai-san, Editor-in-Chief Teiya Iwabuchi-san.
Hand-made pickled eggplants, compliments of Hair and Make-up Artist Shimizu-san’s mother. Delicious.
Art Department Tatsuya Kuroiwa-san.
Hair and Make-up Assistant Hiroko Makise-san in a staff t-shirt again today.
Each department has created a base, and is preparing, preparing for tomorrow and beyond.
Louis Vuitton panda
Miyata-san was in a good mood today.

8/22 Production Snapshot Diary

September 15, 2012
Sooo, today we’re in Kyonan, Chiba. We’re headed to what was once a stone-pit.
It’s like quite shabby.
Okamoto-san in Production. Erasing the footprints in the shabby area.
The dust is intense.
Because of that, Saito-san in Production sprinkling water.
Sprinkling water kit.
Green screen in the shabby area.
“Jellyfish Eyes” T-Shirt.
Always sleeping.
And the shooting has begun again today.

8/21 Production Snapshot Diary

September 15, 2012
Ready, aaannnnnd, aye!! Echo in the green again today.
Tsukimura-san, Special Machinery.
Shiomi-san, President of the Specialized Machinery Company TRACK.
And another day of people floating in front of the green screen.
Duo in staff t-shirts. Still Photographer Taka Koike-san (right). Filming Assistant Mitsuyo Wada-san (left).
Staff t-shirt. Yusuke Okamoto-san.
Two people with receding hairlines. “Jellyfish Eyes 1” Additional Filming Assistant Director Yamamoto-san (right).
Kasahara of Kaikai Kiki is teaching Miyazaki-san about what it means to be the press manager.
And SWITCHEditor-in-chief Shin Ino-san at Nikkatsu. (Second from left). Presenting our film to him.
Fumi Komatsu-san of Cinema Today) (left) also came. Sawako Koie-san of Oricon DDas well. Pleasant chat.
Art critic Noi Sawaragi and family.
They say the beer was stolen. Is this really Japan?! Lawless backwoods!!